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As part of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’ Oxford Institute of Digital Health lecture series, our guest speaker, Dr Waheed Arian, will give a presentation entitled 'In The Wars: Saving Lives and Changing Futures Using our Collective Compassion and Digital Health Innovation'. The event will take place on Monday 27 November at 5pm – 6pm at the Blavatnik School of Government, Lecture Theatre 1. All are welcome. The event is free but as tickets are limited you must book a place, using the sign up link above, if you would like to attend. The Blavatnik is fully accessible with step-free access throughout. There are also hearing induction loops to help those with hearing aids

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Dr Waheed Arian

Dr Waheed Arian was born in Afghanistan spending his entire childhood in war and refugee camps, dodging bombs and suffering from TB, malaria and malnutrition. He is now an emergency medicine doctor in the NHS UK, author of the bestselling memoir In the Wars, founder of the pioneering telemedicine charity Arian Teleheal and digital mental health service Arian Wellbeing, which provides trauma-informed and culturally sensitive psychological and exercise therapies.

As an adviser, he helps global organizations and governments with the development of innovations in their healthcare and education systems to reduce inequalities and provide high quality services to everyone. Dr Arian is an NHS Innovation Mentor and was appointed in 2019 to the WHO Roster of Digital Health Experts. Recognized as a UNESCO Global Hope Hero and a UN Global Goals Goalkeeper, in 2021 he was named Doctor of the Year in the Who Cares Wins Awards and was chosen by The Times as Person of the Year. In 2020 he was winner of The World Citizen Award from TRT.  In 2022 he was the winner of the Achievement Through Adversity category in the 23rd GG2 Leadership and Diversity Awards

As well as being in person, this guest lecture will be live streamed

Here are the details for joining the live stream 

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Meeting ID: 924 9071 8886

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