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  • 09.Sep.2014
       Jonathon Porritt on health inequalities, climate change and Nature Deficit Disorder

    TIME: 7pm to 8.30pm (tea/coffee from 6.30pm)    

    VENUE: Robbens Suite, Guy's

    Hospital, London (nearest underground: London Bridge)

    COST: £12 (College of Medicine members £10)

    Jonathon Porritt will be known to most of you as one of the leading lights in the environmental movement. Here is a chance to hear him speak on the links between environmental degradation, climate change and human health. We still have good prospects for a genuinely sustainable world - if we could only persuade our politicians to get on the case.

    CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • 15.Sep.2014
       Second Preventing Overdiagnosis International Conference

    This is a 3 day conference in Oxford, UK, on 15 - 17 September 2014

    SORRY! THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

    The 2014 Preventing Overdiagnosis conference will be hosted by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.

    Over 320 scientists, clinicians, policy makers and consumer advocates attended the 2013 conference, hosted by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, USA, in partnership with the British Medical Journal and others.

    This conference represents another step in this very important movement which challenges the dominance of biomedicine in healthcare. It is about the medicalization of suffering.

    Click HERE to read more.

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