Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

This October edition of GI-Mail presents you again a great content. The courses and conferences keywords such as, genomic research, harmonisation of good clinical practice, prevention outcome, diversity and gender dimension give you an overview about to this editions focus and themes. Furthermore you will find a free download opportunity of an abstract about the German health care system. For the mobile health professionals I recommend a look to the jobs supplement with current offers in the European region as well as international.

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Genes – Are They Key to Public Health?

26th November and 4th December 2013, Basel, Switzerland

This course provides an introduction into studying the genetic architecture of complex diseases and evaluates genomic research from a Public Health point of view.

Participants will gain understanding of how the contribution of genetic variation to the development of age related non communicable diseases is assessed…read more.

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ICH-GCP Training

This course is held by the European Centre for Clinical Research Training (ECCRT) and is designed for professionals who are active in clinical research. Without training on the International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) standards, or without experience in clinical research, professionals are not always aware of the legal regulations that govern clinical studies, including post-marketing trials... read more.

35th Anniversary of the Alma-Ata Primary Health Care Declaration Conference

6th and 7th November 2013, Almaty City, Kazachstan

Primary Health Care is the first level of a health care system whеrе people present their health problems and whеrе the majority of the population’s curative and preventive health needs are satisfied.

Ever since the WHO/UNICEF Alma-Ata Declaration in 1978, strengthening the primary health care has increasingly been considered to be of the greatest importance for improving population health and wellbeing, and building more equitable societies… read more.

4th EUSPR Conference – differences in prevention outcomes

13th to 15th November 2013, Paris, France

This year the European Society for Prevention Research Conference will focus on the important role of modifiers of prevention outcome, and examine the best ways in which diversity can be incorporated into research and practice. Keynote speakers will present the latest findings from research investigating modifying factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, family and socioeconomic 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.


The German Health Care System – A Concise Overview

The German health care system, established in the late 19th century, is historically the first universal health care system. This book aims to provide an interested international audience with insight into the “German way” of providing universal health care with all its advantages and disadvantages. It is hoped it will contribute to facilitating a better understanding of the German health care system by providing information on a wide range of aspects for scientific and practical discussions and exchange... read the extract.

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