Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The upcoming weeks are filled with exciting events on medicine and healthcare covering almost every topic in this field.
To make your event selection much easier, we will present you the most interesting courses and conferences in this newsletter.

The Humanitarian Congress in Berlin will discuss about “How to reach people in need”.
The International Dementia Conference in Phoenix is presenting the latest developments in Dementia Therapy.

A very special kind of seminar is the course in Current Concepts in Medicine Gastroenterology, which will be given during a two weeks cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam.

Enjoy reading!

Warm regards

Gerhard Polak, MD

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Course in Advanced Wilderness Life Support

23rd to 26th January 2014, Kinlock Lodge, New Zealand

The AWLS program focuses on treatment of the most common injuries and illnesses encountered in wilderness, making the AWLS certification the standard in the medical industry for wilderness medicine.

The Southland Wilderness Medicine Group provides medical training for health professionals with an interest in Wilderness Medicine. The training is suitable for those looking at undertaking medical care on expeditions and trips to remote areas or those with an interest in this subject… read more.

Current Concepts in Medicine Gastroenterology & Cardiology

26th November to 11th December 2013, Vietnam & Cambodia

Whether your goal is to be educated, to escape the office, or experience the ancient wonders of Southeast Asia, you will return from this CME cruise accomplishing much more.

Explore the stunningly scenic and culturally distinctive lands that lie along the remarkable Mekong River. On this 16 - day cruise tour, discover two countries, two cultures and two ways of life linked by Indochina’s most important river - from Vietnam’s bustling cities to the tranquillity of Cambodia… read more.


15th Humanitarian Congress Berlin

25th to 27th October 2013, Berlin, Germany

“No Access! Who Cares? How to reach people in need”
More than 70 international experts will cover humanitarian aid in refugee camps, poisoning through extracting industries and the treatment of tuberculosis and meningitis. Moreover, the debates will discuss mother and child healthcare in danger zones and gaps in the global humanitarian system in over 20 lectures, workshops, case studies and panel discussions. The congress will raise the question if drones and satellites as information-gathering devices are legitimate in humanitarian crises... read more.

6th European Public Health Conference

13th to 16th November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

Health in Europe: are we there yet?
Learning from the past, building the future

The European Public Health Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe… read more.


1st and 2nd November 2013, Hamburg,Germany

From practical, down-to-earth tips for everyday routine to high-end endoscopy – judge for yourself! Watch the live demonstrations in HD quality and take part in interactive presentations. Discuss your impressions with elite international experts. There’s plenty to learn… read more.

Find more information here!

International Dementia Conference

6th and 5th  November 2013, Phoenix, USA

Providing Cutting Edge Information and Training for Dementia Therapy

Over the two days, delegates will have the opportunity to attend eight interactive workshops and listen to some cutting edge speakers from the USA and UK. These include Dr. Dan Nightingale, a leading dementia doctor from the UK, Dr. Simon Duff and Dr. Roger Bullock, Tony Duke and Chief Executive Officer-Action on Elderly Abuse Dr. Gary Fitzgerald, also from the UK, Kathleen Nightingale, Karen Zeller and Lisa O’Toole from the USA… read more.

Gender Summit 3 North America

13th to 15th November, Washington D.C., USA

Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research & Innovation

The aim of the 3rd Gender Summit, which is focused on North America, is to interconnect all relevant stakeholders in a Call to Action to achieve positive change towards greater diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce and leadership, and greater inclusion of biological sex and gender considerations or the “gender dimension” in research content and process… read more.

More educational events

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

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

The EU Aid Volunteers' Initiative

The Commission's European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) was created in 1992 as an expression of the European solidarity with people in need all around the world.

Humanitarian organisations need more well-prepared and trained people to carry out projects helping communities struck by disasters. The EU Aid Volunteers' initiative intends to provide Europeans interested to help with the opportunity to provide their support in the countries where help is needed… read more.


Job and Career in Germany or Switzerland contact Going International

If you are medical specialist (f/m) or medical assistant (f/m) with good knowledge of the German language (at least level B2), apply now at Going International for this specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Specialization in surergy, vascular surgery or visceral surgery
  • Radiology

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