International Affairs Committee
- Global Networking: The International Affairs Committee will serve as a liaison between the BRICS and medical professionals, organizations, and institutions around the world to establish and maintains professional relationships, facilitates collaborations, and exchanges knowledge and best practices in healthcare.
- Advocacy for International Healthcare Issues: The committee will take an active role in advocating for international healthcare issues that align with the BRICS mission and values. This includes raising awareness, lobbying for policy changes, and participating in international conferences and forums to address global health challenges.
- Cultural Exchange and Collaboration: The committee will promote cultural exchange and collaboration between doctors from different countries and backgrounds. It will organize exchange programs, facilitates medical missions, and supports opportunities for doctors to learn from diverse healthcare systems and practices.
- International Collaborative Projects: The committee will identify and facilitates international collaborative projects that benefit the BRICS and contribute to global healthcare advancement. This may involve partnerships with international medical organizations, research institutions, or healthcare providers to jointly address specific healthcare issues or develop innovative solutions.
- Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Efforts: In times of humanitarian crises or natural disasters, the committee will coordinate and mobilizes doctors from the BRICS to provide medical assistance and relief efforts in affected areas around the world. It will collaborate with international organizations and coordinate resources and logistics for such missions.
- Leadership and Decision-Making: The President and Executive committee members will be responsible for providing leadership and making important decisions on behalf of the organization. Setting up strategic direction, goals, and objectives and ensuring that they are aligned with the BRICS vision.
- Financial Oversight: Executive committee members will oversee the finance including budget approval, financial planning, and monitoring financial performance.
- Governance and Oversight: Executive committee members will ensure that the BRICS operates within legal and ethical boundaries. They will establish governance policies, monitor compliance, and oversee risk management practices to protect the organization’s interests and reputation.
- Succession Planning: Executive committee members will participate in succession planning processes, identifying and developing future leaders within the organization. They will provide mentorship and guidance, and ensure a smooth transition in key leadership positions.
- The Executive committee will meet physically or by teleconference at least 3 times annually and provide a report to the BRICS members annually at the annual Conference meeting and all minutes will be published on the BRICS website
Training and Education Committee
- Professional Development Opportunities: The committee will identify and promotes opportunities for professional development and lifelong learning. This will include providing information on conferences, workshops, certifications, or external training programs that are relevant to the organization’s field or industry.
- Professional Development and Exchange Programs: The committee identifies and promotes professional development opportunities for doctors within the group, including international conferences, workshops, and training programs. It also facilitates exchange programs that allow doctors to gain exposure to different healthcare systems and learn from international peers.
- Training Program Development: Based on the collective needs, the committee will design and develops training programs, workshops, seminars, or educational initiatives. These programs will aim to address specific skill gaps, improve performance, and enhance the overall competence of individuals within the organization.
- Global Health Research and Education: The Education Committee will encourage and supports research initiatives focused on Colorectal Curriculum. It will promote educational opportunities for International doctors within the group to enhance their understanding of the National healthcare system(NHS), cross-cultural communication, and global health challenges.
- Collaboration with External Partners: The committee will collaborate with external training providers, educational institutions, or subject matter experts to enhance the organization’s training and educational offerings. This can involve forming partnerships, arranging guest speakers, or leveraging external resources to provide diverse and specialized training opportunities.
- Establishing Ethical Standards: The Ethics Committee will be responsible for developing and establishing ethical standards and guidelines that govern the conduct and behavior of individuals within the organization or profession. This includes defining core principles, values, and codes of ethics to ensure integrity and responsible practices.
- Ethics Policy Development: The committee will collaborate with stakeholders to develop comprehensive ethics policies and procedures. These policies outline expectations, procedures for ethical decision-making, and mechanisms for reporting and addressing ethical concerns or violations.
- Consultation and Advice: The committee will serve as a resource for individuals seeking guidance on ethical matters. It offers confidential consultation, advice, and ethical opinions to assist in navigating complex ethical situations, ensuring that decisions align with established ethical standards and principles.
- Confidentiality and Privacy: The Ethics Committee will uphold the principles of confidentiality and privacy in handling ethical matters. It will ensure that individuals who raise ethical concerns or seek guidance can do so in a safe and confidential environment, protecting their identity and promoting a culture of trust.
- Compliance and Accountability: The committee will promote ethical compliance and accountability within the organization. It will monitors and investigates ethical violations, conduct inquiries when necessary, and recommends appropriate actions or sanctions to address unethical behavior, fostering a culture of responsibility and integrity.
The chair of each committee is elected by the BRICS UK Consultant members and is ratified by the executive committee. The chair will have a 3-year term of office, with a possible extension to a further 3 years.