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An information service provided by Going International | 04/2009

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In this issue you will find the following topics:
1. Course Tip:"Occupational Health Crossing Borders"
2. Congress Tip: "9th Wonca World Rural Health Conference"
3. Special of the month: "Annals of Tropical Pediatrics, International Child Health"

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Occupational Health Crossing Borders

Organizer: Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München / Institut für Arbeits-, Sozial- und Umweltmedizin | Venue: Germany: München | Date: May 17th, 2009 - May 30th, 2009 | Language: English | Fees: EUR 600,- | Content: Annually, 2 million workers die due to workplace accidents and diseases caused by work. The resulting economic and personal burden is huge. In times of globalisation it is important to be acquainted with occupational health (OH) systems across the world. The overall aim of this Summer School is to train those currently involved in OH in low and middle income countries on the most important aspects of OH in Europe. In this context the OH system of the participating countries are illuminated. | Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, engineers, psychologists working in occupational health | Requirements: Undergraduate training in medicine, nursing, engineering or psychology | Registration: Radon, Katja, Tel:+49/(0)89-5160-2485, Fax:+49/(0)89-5160-4954, E-mail:, |
Notes: Scholarships covering parts of the costs will be available for participants from low and middle income countries. Scholarship holders will be selected based on their involvement in OH and their knowledge of English.

TIP: 88 more courses dealing with „Development Cooperation” can be found in the course catalogue “medicine & health 2009”. Order now
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9th Wonca World Rural Health Conference

Organized by: World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Wonca World Secretariat | Venue: Greece: Crete | Date: June 11th, 2009 - June 14th, 2009 | Language: English | Content: Human genomics and genetics, rural health, suitable for rural settings, island medicine and health services for immigrants. |  Registration:

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TIP: 57 more courses and conferences dealing with Public Health can be found in the Course Catalogue “medicine & health 2009”. Order now
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Annals of Tropical Pediatrics, International Child Health  

For twenty years this journal has been a highly respected international forum for the problems and achievements in child health and paediatrics in the tropics and subtropics. Published quarterly, the journal presents peer-reviewed papers which cover the whole range of diseases in childhood as well as the social, cultural and geographical background in which they appear.

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