We hear a lot about corruption as a scourge affecting developing countries, but we often assume it is not something that close to home for those of us living and working in the West. But the reality of medical corruption and conflict of interest affects everyone working in healthcare in every corner of the world.
Joining CMF's Head of Communications, Steve Fouch to explore this complex topic is Dr Marius Ungureanu, the Director of Education for the Masters in Public Health programme at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Marius has been part of a CMF working group that has produced a detailed briefing on conflict of interest and corruption in healthcare for Christians in the healing and caring professions.
In the first episode of season two of 1st incision, John Greenall, CMF's Associate Chief Executive, talks with leaders from other Christian medical associations around the world about the wider family of Christians in medicine and dentistry that is the International Christian Medical and Dental Association or ICMDA. Hedwin from Indonesia, Augustine from South Africa and Esther from Switzerland share with John what it means to them to be part of a global family of Christians in the medical professions.
The Christian Medical Fellowship's Head of Allied Professions Ministries, Steve Fouch, responds to a new article in the Lancet with three key points of prayer and action in the battle to fight Malaria.
CMF Student, Tim, came back from his elective with stories of headhunters and converted cannibals. And yet his desire is to encourage others to go on similar international missions, as part of their student experience.
CMF member Abi has been on many mission trips, including with Mercy Ships and in Northern Cameroon.
See her tell her story as she reflects on God's calling and her heart to see lives changed through surgery.