Forensic Summer school ,Kigali Rwanda ( Deadline: June 15,2018)

The University of Rwanda/UR, College of Medicine and Health Sciences/School of Medicine and Pharmacy in collaboration with the Institute of Legal Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (Universitatsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, UKE) is organizing the 7th Interdisciplinary Forensic Summer School

When: The Summer School is due to take place at the Nobleza Hotel/Kicukiro District from July 2nd — 5th, 2018

Curriculum: will consist of both theoretical and practical sessions on different aspects of medico legal casework including forensic DNA analysis, toxicology, autopsy, poslmorterr imaging, tissue/organ transplantation, forensic physical evidences, forensic anthropology, psycho-trauma, etc. Lectures will be delivered by experts from the Institute of Legal Medicine, UKE-Hamburg and the University of Rwanda. The sessions will be conducted under the following workshops: Anthropology, PTSD/Trauma, Child Abuse/GBV/Autopsy, DNA, Toxicology and Tissue/organ transplantation

Participants: intended for medical doctors, medical students, postgraduate students, laboratory scientists/technicians, biologists, clinical psychologists, pharmacists; 60 candidates will be retained for this year’s summer school.

Interested participants should send their applications to Prof. Leon Mutesa or and copy to the Dean of School of Medicine-UR Prof. Stephen Rulisa at and Dr. Herbert Mushumba at or (Institute of Legal Medicine, USE- Hamburg)

Requirements for Applicants:

Should be a medical doctors, medical students, postgraduate students, biologists, clinical psychologists, pharmacists, lab technician/scientist with at least AO level degree in a public hospital setting.

Candidates in the Field of forensic science will be encouraged to apply

Required documents:

Application letter addressed to the Dean of the School of Medicine CMHS/UR clearly indicating preferred workshop.

Full CV and reference letter from the workplace for those in employment .

Deadline: By 5 p.m Thursday June 15th,2018

Download forensic-summer-school-2018-announcement


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