Global Medicine Network

A free and open service for the international health community.

Instructions Regarding Announcements

Any individual or organizational member of the network may post announcements of upcoming international health related events such as a lectures, courses, meetings or medical trips. These announcements will be automatically removed a few days after the start date of the event. However, you can also change or remove announcements you have placed at any time. This section provides detailed instructions on how to post, remove and change such announcements.

To post an announcement

  1. Log on under the “Member Login” area at the top left of the globalmedicine homepage by placing your username and password in the appropriate boxes and clicking on “Go”. (Reminder: your username is the email address you gave when you registered, and the password is the word you chose at that time. If you have lost your password, just click on “Forgot your password” and it will automatically be emailed to you.) Once you have logged on, a new page will appear with several options.
  2. Click on “Events (lectures, meetings, medical trips).”
  3. Then click on "Create"
  4. Next, fill in the boxes with the required information about the event. You may cut and paste from other sources such as text documents.
  5. Use the slider bar on the far right side of the screen to move down the form. Some data such as the event dates and country use pull-down menus. To use these, click on the small downward pointing arrowhead on the right side of each box. A list will appear such as a list of months or years. Click on the appropriate line on each list so that is highlighted (darkened background). The desired date or country should now appear in the data entry box.
  6. When you have completed all of the boxes, please recheck to make sure that all information is correct. Then click on the "Submit" button.

To remove an announcement you placed previously

  1. Log on under the “Member Login” area at the top left of the globalmedicine homepage by placing your username and password in the appropriate boxes and clicking on “Go.” (Reminder: your username is the email address you gave when you registered, and the password is the word you chose at that time. If you have lost your password, just click on “Forgot your password” and it will automatically be emailed to you.) Once you have logged on, a new page will appear with several options.
  2. Click on “Events (lectures, meetings, medical trips).”
  3. Then click on "Remove" an announcement you placed previously.
  4. Select OK to continue on the pop-up dialog box to confirm deletion

To change an announcement

  1. Log on under the “Member Login” area at the top left of the globalmedicine homepage by placing your username and password in the appropriate boxes and clicking on “Go.” (Reminder: your username is the email address you gave when you registered, and the password is the word you chose at that time. If you have lost your password, just click on “Forgot your password” and it will automatically be emailed to you.) Once you have logged on, a new page will appear with several options.
  2. Click on “Events (lectures, meetings, medical trips).”
  3. Then click on "Edit" an announcement you placed previously.
  4. When you have completed all of the boxes, please recheck to make sure that all information is correct. Then click on the "Submit" button.