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Department-Leitung Rhythmologie (m/w/d)
Cardiology in Deutschland
Wir suchen für ein Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus eine/n Departmentleitung Rythmologie (m/w/d)
Anästhesie-Fachgesundheits- und Krankenpfleger (m/w/d)
Nursing in Frankfurt/Main
Für ein modernes Krankenhaus in Frankfurt Main suchen wir zum sofortigen Eintritt Anästhesiepflegekräfte (m/w)
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Improving Public Health: EU Measures Explained

The EU helps to improve public health though funding and legislation on a wide range of topics, such as food, diseases, clean air and more.

Global Prevalence and Burden of Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in 204 Countries and Territories in 2020 Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Before 2020, mental disorders were leading causes of the global health-related burden, with depressive and anxiety disorders being leading contributors to this burden. In this study, we aimed to quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the prevalence and burden of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders globally in 2020.

Covid: Who Warns Europe Once Again at Epicentre of Pandemic

Europe is once again "at the epicentre" of the Covid pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, as cases soar across the continent.
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UN Food Systems Summit: Breakthrough or Missed Opportunity?

Gödöllő, Hungary, Nov 4 2021 (IPS) - UNSG Antonio Guterres convened the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit which took place on 23-24 September. The Summit preparation had a well-designed structure with remarkable and appreciated leadership of Amina Mohammed, UN DSG. Due to the hard work of the UN Special Envoy, Agnes Kalibata, and her whole Team, the organisation and logistics of the Summit was excellent.
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Three Ways Forward in a Post Covid-19 World

There are three important ways forward in addressing the pandemic and its impacts on health and wellbeing in the years to come.
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Gender-sensitive Workplace Health Promotion: Why It Is Important and How It Can Be Implemented in Practice

Sex and gender are important determinants of health, but we often lack criteria for effective gender-sensitive work place health promotion. A team at the Austrian Health Promotion Fund are working to overcome these challenges. They have developed 17 criteria and a 62-point checklist for workplace health promotion initiatives.
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COVID-19: the worst may be yet to come

As much of western Europe begins to ease countrywide lockdowns, globally the pandemic may still be in its infancy, with more than 160 000 new cases reported each day since June 25. Individual countries count cases differently, so direct comparisons are difficult, but the numbers illustrate a worrying pattern. At a subnational level the picture is nuanced, with local hotspots, but at a country level the picture is clear—the world is facing a worsening multipolar pandemic.
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Medicine shortages in the EU: causes and solutions

Find out why there is a shortage of medicines, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and how Parliament wants to improve the situation
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Coronavirus Makes Inequality a Public Health Issue

“It may seem like a ridiculous idea but the only way to fight the plague is with decency.” – Dr Rieux in Albert Camus’s 1947 novel, The Plague.
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A ‘Cure’ for Ebola but Will it Stop the Outbreak if People Won’t Get Treatment?

While people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are slowly being made aware that scientists have discovered two drugs that are effective in treating Ebola, letting go of the fear and anxiety that has prevailed across the country this year will require more work.
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The Role of Women’s Organisations in Crisis-Settings

To mark World Humanitarian Day, we celebrate the overlooked women leaders who are first responders, unwavering advocates, and powerful change-makers in humanitarian emergencies.

Yet to truly power progress, we can’t stop at celebrating their efforts – we must also push for the support and investment women humanitarians need to continue their vital work.
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CRA shortage is worsening while demand grows – a vicious circle which opens masses of job opportunities

Are you interested in roles like Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and Clinical Trial Assistants (CTAs) and looking for interesting job opportunities and career perspectives?
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Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training.
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Junior hospital doctors

“Junior” doctors: does terminology matter?
David Matthews from the Oxford Health Alliance suggests abandoning the term “junior” to address the low morale of UK “trainee” hospital doctors, aged between 23 and 40 years.
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90–90–90 Treatment for All

An ambitious treatment target to help end the AIDS epidemic
By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status ...
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Incident Management System

To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability,
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability, WHE proposed the development of a series of training packages to build staff competencies, skills and knowledge, to enhance deployment and response capability.
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MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization

California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both ...
What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn?

An Economy for the 99%

It´s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few
New estimates show that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. As growth benefits the richest, the rest of society – especially the poorest – suffers.

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European Virus Archive goes global

EVAg is a network of laboratories including 16 EU member state institutions and 9 non-EU institutions, that represent an extensive range of virological disciplines. EVAg establishes close relationships and collaborations with international organizations involved in public health (WHO, OIE and FAO).
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Establishing a Global Vaccine-Development Fund

As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues, albeit at a much lower level than it reached in the spring, we still lack a vaccine that has been shown to be safe and effective.

Much attention has appropriately been directed at major disease targets such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis, and malaria, for which organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Wellcome Trust are providing considerable financial support. Similar attention has been devoted to the provision of currently licensed pediatric vaccines, which is supported by GAVI (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization).
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AGEM - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnologie und MedizinSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteCenter of ExcellenceHilfswerk AustriaCentro per la Formazione Permanente e l'Aggiornamento del Personale del Servizio SanitarioCharité International AcademyHelix - Forschung & Beratung WienÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health