Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

We are proud to present to you flagship courses and conferences from different parts of the world like Barcelona, Madrid, West Sussex and Chicago.

The specials of this newsletter are also very international introducing to you the journal Africa Health, a report of Doctors of the World as well as the portal “Make it in Germany”.

We would also like to present to you three interesting books from acquaintances of GI, which you can perfectly read in your holidays.

Be part of the study about "Health Care for irregular Migrants" here.

Warm regards

Gerhard Polak, MD

P.S.: You can recommend the GI-Mail newsletter here .


Master in Health Economics and Policy

October 2013 to June 2014, Barcelona, Spain

Applications until June 25!

One-year master program taught in English by a world-class faculty.

Health Economics and Policy are programs where students acquire the skills to appraise existing policy interventions and formulate improvements over these policies in order to get better health outcomes.

It's an international program that has attracted students with diverse backgrounds (Public Health, Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, etc.), some of which have already spent some years in the professional world…read more.

Watch the video, view more information and apply online here.

Security Awareness and First Aid (SAFA) Training

29th to 31st July 2013, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Registration deadline until July 29

These hostile environment training courses offer an immersive, cost effective, risk appropriate and in depth training for those deploying to high risk, emergency or 'deep field' locations.

Over the course of 3 days and 2 nights participants will plan for and then deploy into a simulated hostile environment. They will learn about and then be confronted with medical and security challenges so real that when they leave our site they will be empowered and positioned to deliver more effective and sustainable programmes.

Detailed information about this course can be found here.

ASCO 2013

31st May to 4th June 2013, Chicago, USA

Building Bridges to Conquer Cancer

An excellent collection of scientific sessions are being prepared on suggestions of the scientific program committee.

Topics of the upcoming congress in Milan are even more comprehensive including all the aspects of neurobiological, psychological and social correlates of ADHD across the life cycle, transcultural and gender influences as well as age dependent co-morbidity. By bringing together psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, neuroscientists and allied health care professionals, the congress promotes exchange of basic and clinical science ideas in an effort to improve outcomes for patients.

Congress Registration, Scientific Programme and Congress Venue can be found here.

EULAR 2013

12th to 15th June 2013, Madrid, Spain

The annual EULAR congress is now a major event in the calendar of world rheumatology. It will be a platform to facilitate interactions between patients, medical doctors, scientists, health professionals, and professionals representing the pharmaceutical industry both from within Europe and from around the world.

The aim is to provide a forum of the highest standard for scientific (both clinical and basic), educational and social exchange between professionals involved in rheumatology, liaising with patient organisations, in order to achieve progress in the clinical care of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Congress Registration, Scientific Programme and Congress Venue can be found here.

More educational events

Find further courses, postgraduate studies and conferences on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

Read all educational opportunities and scientific articles from »medicine & health 2012« on

Africa Health

Africa Health is the primary healthcare journal for Sub Saharan Africa with over 35 years of continuous publication and over 60,000 readers, it provides cost effective advertising and promotional opportunities for organisations worldwide to connect with this key audience.

Furthermore Africa Health is a review journal dedicated to carrying high-quality editorial both practical and relevant for Africa. We have a special interest in advancing the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) of Africa’s healthcare…read more.

Report: Access healthcare in times of crisis and rising xenophobia

In this report, Doctors of the World presents its latest observations on the social health determinants and health status of people facing multiple vulnerability factors whom we helped in accessing healthcare across our 160 European programmes during 2012.

The report presents some of the results of comparative data collected in 14 cities across seven countries. It covers a sample of 8,412 patients, 19,302 consultations (including 10,968 medical consultations) and 11,921 diagnoses reported by our volunteer health professionals. In order to capture the context in which this data collection took place, a concise update on the national legislations of these seven countries has been included…read more.

Pros and Cons of Health Care for irregular Migrants: does exclusion really make sense?

What are the costs of exclusion of irregular migrants from health care?
Be part of this study and give your opinion answering five questions here.

The portal "Make it in Germany"

“Make it in Germany” shows qualified professionals from other countries the way to Germany – and what makes it worthwhile to live and work there. For the first time, the portal bundles together all the key information about making a career and living in Germany as a health professional.

Here you find information about the sought after good doctors.

You can also hunt for vacancies in Germany in the job listing.

Personal Job Consulting and Placement

Are you looking for a job in the medical field?

Write us an e-mail to, we will be happy to assist you!

If you need, we can send you a CV-template form to fill in.


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