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    Why there’s a mini-Victoria living in Tanzania


    During her medical internship in Shirati, Tanzania, Victoria von Salmuth found out that a lot of patients, suffered from malnutrition. That's when she started the Shirati Food Programme

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    (A last) Hooray for books!


    23 April is UN World Book and Copyright Day. While we are going digital, there is still space for print books at UM.

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    Call for participants - ITEM DigiD Survey


    Expertise Centre ITEM is researching a number of aspects in relation to cross-border work. One of the issues currently in the spotlight is the (im)possibility to get a DigiD. Expertise Centre ITEM would like to know how many people would like to use a DigiD, but find that they are unable to obtain it.

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    Story-Based Learning in Colombia


    Marten de Vries, emeritus professor of Social Psychiatry and Public Mental Health and Klasien Horstman, professor of Philosophy of Public Health have joined forces to seek out tales of reconciliation in Colombia.

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    Overcoming obstacles: Child care workers across the border


    Recognition procedures prevent Dutch child care workers from being able to work abroad. This was revealed after several reports by the SGA, leading to a pilot procedure set up by Expertise Centre ITEM / SGA, among others, that will examine whether partial recognition as Erzieher could be enabled for Dutch child care workers.

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    Sick toys treated by bear doctors


    For the 18th time, the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) organised the Teddy Bear Hospital in Maastricht.

  • Maxime Heyndrikx

    Maxime got an offer from Medtronic


    How do you prepare for life after university, or ‘working life’? Among other things, by participating in workshops at companies in the region through UM’s Master Yourself programme. Maxime Heyndrickx (master's student in Public Policy & Human Development) shares his story.

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    Cooking for the homeless


    UM-studenten Carlotta, Emma, Julia en Alice cook for the addicted residents of the Domus houses managed by the Salvation Army.  

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    Kofi Annan, water polo, and the depths of human cruelty


    UM student Costas Georgiades on his efforts to help those who need it most - and on his experiences on Lesbos

  • Blade Runner Noah

    The new Blade Runner comes from Maastricht


    Meet the new Blade Runner: Noah Mbuyamba, first-year medical student from Maastricht.

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