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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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Give us Access to Tigray to Find Missing Refugees — NRC Pleas

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 2021 (IPS) - The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has called for unimpeded access to all parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray Region, to locate an estimated 20,000 unaccounted for refugees and assess damage to its Hitsaats Camp which was looted and set alight in early January.
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Where do UN Diplomats Hide During Politically-Sensitive Voting?

Excerpts from a just-published book “No Comment – and Don’t Quote me on That”, a collection of political anecdotes reflecting over 40 years of reporting from the United Nations
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Q&A: Documenting COVID-19 Effect on Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, young people, especially young girls, are facing many challenges regarding their sexual and reproductive health. The world’s population of young people between the ages of 10 and 24 is at a historic high, with the majority — nearly 90 percent — living in the developing world.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Shapes the Future World People Want

The peoples of the world are unanimous – access to basic services such as universal healthcare must become a priority going forward. So too should global solidarity, helping those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the climate change emergency.
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If Covid-19 is Primarily a ‘First World’ Virus, Why is the Global South in Lockdown?

The currently available Covid-19 vaccines have been authorized for ‘emergency use ‘in Europe and North America. This is due to an apparent spike in Covid-19 flu cases in the northern hemisphere as winter advances. Highly advertised vaccines are being produced and rolled out at ‘warped speed’ by powerful pharmaceutical and bio-technology companies headquartered in Euro-America although their efficacy including how long their immunity lasts is not clear.
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We Need a Global Coordinated Effort to Secure Equal Access to Safe & Effective Vaccines

A year into the COVID-19 crisis, countries across the globe continue to face alarming levels of pressure on their health and social services. Education and other essential rights, such as water and sanitation, have been severely compromised.
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We Need a Global Coordinated Effort to Secure Equal Access to Safe & Effective Vaccines

A year into the COVID-19 crisis, countries across the globe continue to face alarming levels of pressure on their health and social services. Education and other essential rights, such as water and sanitation, have been severely compromised.
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Nothing to Learn from East Asia?

Covid-19 infection and death rates in the Western world and many developing countries in Asia and Latin America have long overtaken East Asia since the second quarter of 2020. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering prevailing Western accounts of the Asian financial crises, there have been no serious efforts to draw policy lessons from East Asian contagion containment.
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Covid-19: Lung Damage 'identified' in Study

Covid-19 could be causing lung abnormalities still detectable more than three months after patients are infected, researchers suggest.
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Five Technologies That Will Transform Medicine In Post-Pandemic America

When medical historians write about the coronavirus pandemic, they’ll likely focus on the slow U.S. response and failures of leadership that led to a tragically high death toll. But that will be only part of the story. From the wreckage and devastation will emerge something few contemporary observers would expect: a brighter future for American healthcare.
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COVID-19 severity affected by proportion of antibodies targeting crucial viral protein

A comprehensive study of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 associates mild disease with comparatively high levels of antibodies that target the viral spike protein. But all antibodies wane within months.
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2020 New York Times Voices

By the end of January, the World Health Organization had declared the coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China, a global health emergency. As the virus made its way around the world, fear of contagion changed everything.
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WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Dashboard

In this interactive COVID-19 map, users will find an overview of the latest data in a choropleth map as well as a bubble map. The map summarizes the data from the data table.
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GHD|EMPHNET Launches Online Courses on Response to Public Emergencies

GHD|EMPHNET has recently launched three online courses targeting health professionals and other relevant staff who are involved in managing and responding to public health emergencies, specifically the COVID-19 response.
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EUPHA strategy 2020-2025

Analysis, Advocacy, Action
Achieving a triple A rating for health in Europe - Analysis, Advocacy, Action
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150 years of the International Review of the Red Cross

Dating back to 1869, the International Review of the Red Cross is the world's oldest publication devoted to international humanitarian law, policy and action.
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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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Ärztekammer für WienAGEM - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnologie und MedizinÖsterreichische Akademie der ÄrzteOÖ Gebietskrankenkasse, Referat für Wissenschaftskooperation AMREF - African Medical and Research FoundationEuropean Health Forum GasteinAlumni Club Medizinische Universität WienHilfswerk Austria