Accredited International Safe Community Certifier

Name: Michal Grivna
Country: United Arab Emirates and Czech Republic
Email address: michalgrivna@gmail.com & m.grivna@uaeu.ac.ae Skype address: michalgrivna

Background:

  • MD (Doctor of Medicine), 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (1979-1985).

  • Board Certificate in Pediatrics, National State Examination, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Prague,

    Czech Republic (1985-1988).

  • MPH (Master of Public Health), Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University,

    Richmond, USA (1992-1993).

  • Board Certificate in Public Health, Emphasis on children and adolescents. National State

    Examination, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Prague, Czech Republic (1989-1997).

  • PhD (Pediatrics; Minor: Clinical Biochemistry), 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague,

    Czech Republic (1989-2001)

  • FFPH (Fellow of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United

    Kingdom) (2009).

    Safe Community Experiences:

    1. 1996  Attended Safe Community Travelling Seminar in Sweden

    2. 1997  Established and directed Center for Injury Prevention at 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague,

      Czech Republic

1999 Organized 1st WHO Seminar on Cost Calculation and Cost-effectiveness in Injury Prevention and Safety

Promotion, Prague, Czech Republic (October 1999). Edited Book of Papers published in 2001 1997-2003 Assisted in the successful implantation of SC program and application to SC network of 1st SC in

Central/Eastern Europe – city of Kromeriz (designated in June 2003), arranged 2 site visits of Dr Ekman

and Prof. Svanström
2004 Organized 13
th International Safe Community Conference in Prague, Czech Republic. Edited book of

abstracts “Sustainability within Safe Communities”
2009 Introduced concept of SC in the United Arab Emirates. Arranged the multisectoral seminar on SC in Al Ain

with participation of Prof. Leif Svanström and special parallel section at Trauma conference (February

2009).
2011 Submitted the proposal to start SC in Al Ain to the local Ministry of Health (Health Authority Abu Dhabi)

WHO CCCSP Training as certifier: Attending current course

Experience as ISC Certifier:

Dr Robert Ekman Tutor - certifying Kromeriz
Number of designated communities as Certifier: no opportunity yet , as co-Certifier: 2 recent assignments