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1. Courses

CMF (Christian Medical Fellowship)


It runs a residential Developing Health Course in early July each year at Oak Hill College in North London. It is aimed at Healthcare professionals who are either working or planning to work abroad in resource poor countries. The highly qualified speakers are all Christians with experience overseas. It consists of 10 days of intensive medical input with interactive workshops and spiritual input, together with
the opportunity to share experiences with those of like mind who are currently working overseas.

For full details of course and speakers, see www.cmf.org.uk/international/developinghealth/

ACET International (Aids Care Education and Training)


ACET exists as a Christian response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic

contact: ACET UK: PO Box 588, Brentford, TW7 9BA. United Kingdom.
tel: 0208 568 7770
email: p.osullivan@acet-international.org
website: www.acet-international.org

All Nations Christian College


Offers a variety of courses with a specific focus on cross-cultural work.

contact: ANCC, Easneye, Ware, Herts, SG12 8LX.
tel: 01920 443500
fax: 01920 462997
email: info@allnations.ac.uk
website: www.allnations.ac.uk

BMA (International Department)


BMA is a leading voice for the profession on UK, European and global policy issues which affect the working lives of doctors in the UK. They also offer advice on immigration, coming to work in the UK and on working or training in other countries.

contact: BMA International Department.
tel: 020 7387 4499
fax: 020 7383 6400
email: info.web@bma.org.uk
website: www.bma.org.uk

Pioneers - Mentoring towards mission


Pioneers mobilises teams to Glorify God among unreached people groups by initiating church-planting movements in partnership with local churches.

contact: Pioneers, Bawtry Hall, Bawtry, Doncaster DN10 6JH.
tel: 01302 710 750
website: www.pioneers-uk.org

TASK (Training and Advice for Service in the Kingdom)


Offers Preparation Weekends for Tentmakers, covering subjects such as the biblical basis for tent making, cross-cultural communication, political background, how to survive as a Christian overseas, etc.

contact: TASK, 13 School Rd., Bradenham, Norfolk, IP25 7QU.
tel: 01760 440200
email:info@taskgb.freeserve.co.uk
website: www.taskgb.co.uk

RedR


Produce the 'Training Calendar' - A catalogue of short courses for those planning to work overseas.

contact: 250a Kennington Lane, London, SE11 5RD
tel: 020 7840 6000
fax: 020 7582 8669
email: info@redr.org.uk
website: www.redr.org.uk

YWAM (Youth with a Mission)


Offers a four-week medical missions course each year in November.

contact: 13 Highfield Oval, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 4BX.
tel: 01582 463216
email: enquiries@ywamengland.org
website: www.ywam-england.com

healthtraining.org


This site is Medicus Mundi Switzerland's internet inventory of postgraduate training opportunities. It provides comprehensive information on postgraduate training and further education in the field of International Health.

website: healthtraining.org

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