2014 Events

Tuesday 4th March 2014, 6:30pm at Little Museum of Dublin, St. Stephens Green.

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South Sudan - War Surgery in the World's Newest Country

Surgeon and President of MSF UK, Professor Paul McMaster, will give a public talk about his most recent assignment in South Sudan. The talk will take place on Tuesday 4th March at the Little Museum of Dublin, on St. Stephens Green.   

Prof. McMaster received a call a few days before Christmas asking if he would take an emergency team into the country to boost surgical capacity to treat more patients follow intense fighting. He spent four weeks on the ground treating war-wounded patients close to the front lines. Read more here

A retired general surgeon from Birmingham, Prof. McMaster has completed several missions with MSF including assignments in the war zones of Sri Lanka, Ivory Coast and Somalia, and was one of the first international surgeons to arrive in Haiti directly after the earthquake.

This talk is free and all are welcome to attend. Please pass the word around. A small reception will be held at 6.30pm and the talk will commence promptly at 7pm. As seats are limited, please email events@dublin.msf.org to reserve a place in advance.

Please note that this event is not being organised by the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science.  Details are posted here to help publicise the event.  The School does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or changes to the event which may occur.  Please liaise directly with the event organisers for further details.