UL Hospitals group welcome visitors from University of Cape Coast

first_imgAdvertisement TAGSGhanaSchool of Nursing and MidwiferyUCCUL HospitalsUniversity of Cape Cost WhatsApp Facebook UL Hospitals meet waiting list data standards Twitter Fairtrade Fortnight in Limerick receives speech from special guest Print Previous articleGood start to the year for local hospitality sectorNext article11 arrested in paedophile ring investigation Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Pictured with the Da Vinci Xi Dual Console Robot at UHL are (l to r): Suzanne Dunne, Head of Strategy, UL Hospitals Group; Fiona Sampson, CNM3, UHL, Dr Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Ghana, Margaret Gleeson, Chief Director of Nursing & Midwifery, UL Hospitals Group, Dara Walsh, Biomedical Communicator,UL, Christiana Okantey, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Ghana & Maebh Barry, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, UL.UL Hospitals was delighted to welcome two faculty members from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Ghana, to the Group last week.Dr Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo and Christiana Okantey were in Limerick as part of a University of Limerick (UL) collaborative agreement with UCC, Ghana. The visitors expressed a wish to see the Da Vinci Xi Robot at University Hospital Limerick as part of their visit and hear about the Group’s Robotic Surgery programme. In addition University Maternity Hospital Limerick welcomed the visitors to the maternity site, where they met with midwifery and nursing staff there.Welcoming the Ghanaian visitors, Margaret Gleeson, Group Chief Director of Nursing and Midwifery said,” We already have strong links with Ghana through Friends of Ghana, which is a partnership between UL Hospitals Group, UL, the charity Ghana Medical Help and the national health service of Ghana. In 2017, our work with Friends of Ghana focused on training primary healthcare staff in basic life-saving skills in the remote Upper West Region. This work will continue in 2018,  and we were therefore delighted to welcome Dr Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo and Christiana Okantey here this week to get some insights into the midwifery and nursing care services in Ghana.”Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Pictured with the Da Vinci Xi Dual Console Robot at UHL are (l to r): Fiona Sampson, CNM3, UHL, Dr Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Ghana, Christiana Okantey, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Ghana & Maebh Barry, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, UL.Maebh Barry, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, UL said, “Our ongoing collaborative programme with UCC in Ghana means we continue to welcome students from the University of Cape Coast to study at the University of Limerick, we have two students here for Spring semester 2018. In addition, following a recent UL faculty exchange to UCC we were delighted to welcome  two faculty members from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast, Dr Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo and Christiana Okantey, with the aim of further exploring potential partnership relationships and with curriculum, research and scholarship synergies. We would like to express our sincere thanks to the UL Hospitals  for facilitating the visit to UHL and UMHL this week  where our visitors were  able to see some innovations in healthcare in Ireland. “Friends of Ghana group has been ratified by the Board of UL Hospitals Group and sees the realisation of the Group’s ambition to establish formal links in a developing country.UHL is the first public hospital in Ireland to perform colorectal, kidney and adrenal surgical procedures using the Da Vinci Xi Dual Console Robot.More about health here. center_img Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsHealthUL Hospitals group welcome visitors from University of Cape CoastBy Staff Reporter – March 6, 2018 1878 Staff at UL Hospitals Run for Ghana Linkedin 2,174 procedures cancelled in Limerick hospitals New advanced nursing posts a first for UL Hospitals Limerick hospital staff help Pieta House save lives last_img read more

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Colorado Mesa Routs Dixie State in RMAC Football

first_imgOctober 27, 2018 /Sports News – Local Colorado Mesa Routs Dixie State in RMAC Football Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGRAND JUNCTION, Colo.-Eystin Salum completed 18 of 30 passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns and the Colorado Mesa Mavericks pounded Dixie State 45-24 Saturday at Ralph Stocker Stadium in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football action.Overall, the Mavericks amassed 558 yards of offense on the evening, while Peter Anderson (8 receptions, 126 yards, touchdown) and Pailate Makakona (12 carries, 131 yards, TD) all excelled for the Mavericks.Dixie State’s Michael Sanders (25-37, 355 yards, TD/INT) continued to put up impressive statistics, but his one interception was returned 62 yards for a score by defensive back Antonio Clark.Also excelling for the Trailblazers were tailback Sei-J Lauago (17 car, 98 yards, TD) and receiver Dejuan Dantzler (11 rec, 187 yards, TD).Dixie State returns home Saturrday November 3 for the home finale against Colorado School of Mines as they fell to 5-4 on the season, while the Mavericks improved to 5-4. Tags: Antonio Clark/Colorado Mesa football/Colorado School of Mines/Dejuan Dantzler/Dixie State Football/Eystin Salum/Michael Sanders/Pailate Makakona/Peter Anderson/Ralp Stocker Stadium/Sei-J Lauago Brad Jameslast_img read more

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Patrolling the Borders

first_imgBy Brazilian Ministry of Defense January 23, 2017 The Integrated Border Monitoring System (SISFRON, per its Portuguese acronym), a program developed by the Brazilian Army, was allocated a $140-million budget for 2017. This high-tech equipment will enable oversight of a stretch of Brazil’s border that touches 10 other South American countries. The announcement was made on January 4th by Defense Minister Raul Jungmann, after a ministerial meeting with President Michel Temer at Planalto Palace. Minister Jungmann said during the press conference that Operation Ágata, led by the Ministry of Defense, and coordinated by the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces, will occur more frequently and timely in order to surprise gangs operating along the border. The minister noted that this operation, which used to take place during a certain time of year, was rather ineffective and as a result the guidelines were revised. “Ágata will be ongoing, not just during one period of time. It will have an element of surprise and be supported by the intelligence system,” he explained. Minister Jungmann also stated that the government will have 35,000 service members from the Navy, Army, and Air Force operating across nearly 17,000 kilometers of border. “At various points in time, we’ll employ troops from the Armed Forces,” he stated. Law enforcement plan In order to strengthen law enforcement operations, President Temer met in his office with the main ministers of his administration to debate solutions for the sector. After nearly three hours, ministers Jungmann, Alexandre de Moraes, of the Ministry of Justice and Citizenship; and Sergio Etchegoyen, of the Institutional Security Cabinet, announced the decisions to be implemented by the federal, state, and local governments. “This is a viable program that will certainly have an impact on lowering the crime rate,” Minister Jungmann said. The minister also noted that another very valuable instrument for border control is the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC, per its Portuguese acronym). The equipment will be launched into orbit on March 21st. The government invested $620 million in the SGDC and will have state control from bases in Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. The National Public Safety Program also has ongoing activities within the Ministry of Justice and Citizenship. According to Minister De Moraes, the government will partner with states and municipalities to attempt to reduce the number of homicides and crimes against women throughout the country. According to his statements, which were based on a survey, the state capitals of Porto Alegre, Natal, and Aracaju will engage in a collective effort to fight crime since they have a higher rate of violence against women. The government also transferred $372 million to those states last week to expand and improve the penitentiary system. Another $46 million will also be transferred to acquire a system to block cell phones at 30 percent of the prisons, plus $62 million to build five new penitentiaries, with one in each region of the country. The Minister of Defense also said that at the request of the head of the Supreme Court and the National Justice Council, Minister Cármen Lúcia, the Armed Forces will assist the judiciary in preparing a penitentiary census. The objective is to thoroughly review the country’s prison system, as well as to study inmate profiles.last_img read more

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