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Great Ormond Street Hospital educates staff about Arabic Culture

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital educates staff about Arabic Culture

Great Ormond Street Hospital educates staff about Arabic Culture

• Importance of the family and honour in Arab society discussed, in particular Kuwait • Informative discussions held with staff about the differences between healthcare in the UK and Kuwait.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), one of the world's leading centres for dealing with unwell youngsters, just recently held an 'Understanding Arabic Culture' training course in partnership with University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) for the team of the hospital.There were 2 speakers on the day, Jonathan Fryer, a freelance author, lecturer at SOAS and broadcaster functioning mainly for the BBC as well as Middle Eastern tv channels and also Dr Alanoud Al Sharekh, that is a researcher on young people as well as gender demographics, GCC safety and security, bi-cultural patterns, a professional on Arab Feminist Theory as well as a Visiting Fellow at SOAS.

Jonathan Fryer gave two presentations to introduce the personnel on the program to the Arabian Gulf by giving a quick intro on the history and geography of the Arabian Gulf before continuing on to talk regarding the Five Pillars of Islam. Dr Al Sharkeh talked regarding the significance of the household and also honour in Arab society and held an extremely informative conversation with the personnel about the distinctions in between healthcare in the UK and also Kuwait.

The day was well gotten by the individuals who commented that "total the program was quite insightful regarding Arab and also Muslim culture as well as just how we could help families in certain circumstances" which "It was a terrific understanding encounter." GOSH runs the training courses every 6 months for all staff in the medical facility, yet specifically those that work with global individuals, as well as intends to continuously inform their team on comprehending Arabic culture.

Trevor Clarke, Director of International Services, discussed why the medical facility holds 'Understanding Arabic Culture' training courses. "We recognize that travelling overseas for therapy can be a stressful as well as tough time, and also we aim making certain that our patients and their household are as comfortable as feasible. We therefore believe it is vital for our staff to undertake training to facilitate this and also are delighted to proceed working with the University of London's School of Oriental as well as African Studies to supply Understanding Arabic Culture training courses for our team.".

Fantastic Ormond Street Hospital in London is acknowledged as one of the few really world-class healthcare facilities for kids. Children get the highest criteria of treatment and also focus from the expert team of clinical and also support team throughout their keep at GOSH, and are consistently treated with respect, trust, issue and openness.