University News - Riga Stradiņš University

On the road towards becoming a doctor and healthcare policy maker

15:05, 11 July, 2017

Alexander Wyckoff Mahler-introTo improve global healthcare, medical practitioners have to engage in medical policy-making processes. Global improvements in healthcare are possible only if medical practitioners contribute to policy making. Within our themed series of interviews “Doctor – it is a mission” we have interviewed RSU medical student Alexander Wyckoff-Mähler who shared with us his experience at RSU, his plans for the future and revealed his willingness to someday be part of global healthcare policy-making processes.

RSU develops web based intervention model for student-support

09:48, 06 July, 2017

The possibility to render effective psychological support to students through e-intervention or web-based intervention programmes has rapidly developed and institutions of higher education all around the globe develop e-intervention tools aimed at rendering support throughout the study process.

Medical training pilot project in Germany successfully launched

11:42, 05 July, 2017

RSU has launched a pilot project with Lukaskrankenhaus, the academic Lukas Hospital in the city of Neuss (Germany) opening up for RSU medical students the opportunity to acquire individual study courses at one of Germany’s leading clinics.

From Teddy Bear Hospital to international crisis management in Syria

08:50, 22 June, 2017

vili-pehkonen-introDoctors frequently have to face unusual challenges and handle difficult patients – those might be children afraid of doctors or soldiers requiring medical assistance in conflict zones. Within our themed series of interviews “Doctor – it is a mission” we have interviewed RSU medical student Vili Pehkonen who shared with us his experience at RSU and plans for the future.

Finnish Ambassador continues the tradition

15:41, 20 June, 2017

MeetingWithAmbassador-introWith the summer holidays drawing closer, the Ambassador of Finland to Latvia Olli Kantanen accompanied by the Consul Asta Puolakka paid a visit to RSU to meet with Finnish students and discuss diverse topical issues related to different aspects of Finland–Latvia relations, the life of Finnish community in Latvia and other matters of interest.

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