Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The upcoming weeks are filled with exciting events on medicine and healthcare covering almost every topic in this field. In this edition of our newsletter you will find a selection of courses dealing with health financing, wilderness medicine and humanitarian assistance.

The congresses recommended in this newsletter focus, amongst others, on the latest developments in global health and malnutrition in children.

For those interested in a new job or a training position we recommend to take a look at our German job newsletter or the job offers on the GOING INTERNATIONAL website.

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Warm regards,

Gerhard Polak, MD

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WHO Advanced Course on Health Financing for Universal Coverage

16th to 20th June 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

The World Health Organization is pleased to announce its first Advanced Course on Health Financing for Universal Coverage for low and middle income countries.

This week-long advanced training program is based on the Barcelona Course on Health Financing currently offered by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, with new materials developed to reflect the context of low and middle income countries globally, and is being generously supported by the Japanese Government and more.

Expedition & Wilderness Medicine

19th to 22nd May 2014, Wales, UK

The aim of the Expedition & Wilderness Medicine Course is to provide aspiring and experienced expedition doctors, nurses, paramedics and advanced medics with the skills and practical knowledge to become valuable members of an expedition medical team.

82% rated the course as ‘excellent’, 16.3% as ‘very good’ and 1.7% as ‘good’ more.

International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance

1st to 28th June 2014, New York, USA

In order to enable humanitarian aid workers who are actively engaged in the field to attend the training program, the IDHA has been designed as an intensive four-week training program, including more than 200 hours of lectures, presentations, debates, and group work.

The intensity and duration of the course enables aid workers who are active in the field to attend with minimal disruption to the operations with which they are more.

Short Tips

9th Oswestry Cartilage Symposium
1st and 2nd May 2014, Oswestry, UK
find more information here.

6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposium
23rd to 25th April 2014, Vienna, Austria
find more information here.

World extreme medicine conference & expo
8th to 11th November 2014, London, UK
find more information here.

Fifth Annual CUGH conference

10. bis 12. Mai, Washington DC, USA

Universities 2.0: Advancing Global Health in the Post-MDG Era
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s (CUGH) will showcase leading scientific advances in addressing the complex challenges we face.
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to an end in 2015, we will look at the future of the global health enterprise. The program reflects this environment... read more.

International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions

26th to 29th May 2014, Vienna, Austria

Undernutrition, already one of the world’s most serious health problems, is at risk of worsening as the global economy deteriorates. This symposium will focus on the management (prevention and treatment) of moderate wasting or moderate acute malnutrition (MAM).

The symposium will provide an opportunity to review the latest developments in the field of management of MAM and no registration fee is charged to participants... read more.

Electing Health - The Europe We Want!

1st to 3rd October, Gastein, Austria

The European Parliament elections, the elections for the President of the European Commission and the new College of Commissioners in 2014 will earmark an important year for European politics in general and for health policy in particular.

The EHFG 2014 will reflect on the opportunities and risks for health in light of the outcome of the European elections, and will discuss how to maintain and improve the health of European more.

Jobs and Career in Germany or Switzerland

If you are a medical specialist or a medical assistant with goodknowledge of the German language (at least level B2), apply now at Going International for these specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Specialization in surgery, vascular surgery or visceral surgery
  • Radiology

If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document
Please write in the subject line:"GI-Mail 03/2014".

You can also find a wide range of job vacancies in the GermanJob Newsletter.





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