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Arzt für Allgemeinmedizin (m/w) auf Honorararztbasis
General Medicine in Salzburg
Für eine Rehaeinrichtung in Salzburg suchen wir zum sofortigen Eintritt einen Arzt für Allgemeinmedizin (m/w)
Fachärztin / Facharzt für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie (50-100%)
Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Medicine in Bern
Das Schweizerische Rote Kreuz sucht zur Ergänzung des Teams per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine/n Fachärztin / Facharzt Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie (50-100%).
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Stanford Medicine’s Big Data in Precision Health Conference set for May 23-24

The two-day conference will feature leaders from academia, government and industry who harness immense data sets to more precisely predict, diagnose and treat disease.
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Sweden: Uncertain life situation leads to mental health distress among asylum seekers

A new report by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reveals that many asylum seekers suffer from mental health problems and that their uncertain life situation in destination countries is the main contributing factor. The report, which is based on a project in Sweden, also highlights obstacles that prevent asylum seekers from receiving the care they need and have a right to. MSF calls for improved access to mental health care services for asylum seekers.
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Turning the Tide - Annual Report 2017 from TB Alliance

"2017 was a year of meaningful progress in the search for new drugs for TB, which is still the deadliest infectious disease worldwide."
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‘Ashtray of Europe’

Austrian MPs vote to scrap smoking ban
Austrian MPs have scrapped a smoking ban in bars and restaurants that was scheduled to come into force in May, despite a petition in its favour collecting 545,000 signatures.
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Brexit and the NHS

Latest data on child mortality in England and Wales
On March 14, the Office for National Statistics released the latest data on child mortality in England and Wales. After decades of progress, both infant and neonatal mortality rates rose for the second consecutive year. Furthermore, ...
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Stanford Medicine launches exome-sequencing program for patients

The Clinical Genomics Program, which began as a pilot program a few years ago, offers whole-exome sequencing and analysis to patients with undiagnosed genetic diseases.
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How is the NHS performing?

March 2018 quarterly monitoring report
The King’s Fund published its first quarterly monitoring report in April 2011 as part of our work to track, analyse and comment on the changes and challenges the health and care system is facing. This is the 25th report and aims to take stock of what has happened over the past quarter.
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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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Charité International AcademyÄrzte der WeltEuropean Public Health Association (EUPHA)AGEM - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin e. V.Swiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteEuropean Health Forum GasteinHelix - Forschung & Beratung WienCenter of Excellence

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