Dr. Dimitra Petrakaki

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Virtual reality technology for surgical learning: qualitative outcomes of the first virtual reality training course for emergency and essential surgery delivered by a UK–Uganda partnership

Introduction The extensive resources needed to train surgeons and maintain skill levels in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) are limited and confined to urban settings. Surgical education of remote/rural doctors is, therefore, paramount. Virtual reality (VR) has the potential to disseminate surgical knowledge and skill development at low costs. This [...]

How health platforms can improve healthcare in the Global South

Healthcare systems in Africa are severely underfunded, while more than half of Africa’s population is underserved for their healthcare needs. Increasing access to continuing professional development in medical knowledge through health platforms can improve healthcare access across the African continent. Knowledge transfer through digital health platforms can have unintended [...]

Where Automated Job Interviews Fall Short

This related project explores how HR departments and technology companies could improve on the interview experience when using automated job interviews. Funded by the UKRI- Higher Education Innovation Fund.

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