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Dr Elias Tsakos appointed a Fellows Representative of the Hellenic International Representative Committee of the RCOG

In December 2012, Dr Elias Tsakos was appointed a Fellows Representative of the Hellenic International Representative Committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG).  The duration of the post is 5 years (2012 – 2017).  Dr Tsakos was a Founding Member of the Hellenic International Representative Committee and served as Secretary of the Board.

An RCOG International Representative Committee is a collective body of College membership in a particular country or region and represents Fellows and Members in that country or region.

Aims of the Committee include the following:

  • To help foster a sense of belonging to the specialty and RCOG locally.
  • To bring together the Members members for the benefit and furtherance of the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology.
  • To act as the liaison between members in that country/region and the College by seeking their views and ensuring that the Committee represents members’ professional and clinical interests.
  • To undertake tasks on the College’s behalf so long as they are in the interest of the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology.
  • To work alongside RCOG Liaison Groups, where they exist, or encourage their establishment.
  • To encourage and support postgraduate training and postgraduate education.
  • To aid and support recruitment to the specialty.
  • To select candidates for postgraduate training opportunities in the British Isles.
  • To contribute to and facilitate the conduct of College examinations.
  • To work in partnership with the RCOG International Office (IO) to strengthen health systems.
  • To maintain the best possible relationship with local national societies, other colleges and institutions, universities, etc.
  • To promote the RCOG IO advocacy agenda concerning women’s health by working with local governments and civil societies.

 

Keywords:  Elias Tsakos, RCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Hellenic International Representative Committee

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