Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In the first edition of GI-Mail in the new year we present you courses covering a variety of topics, ranging from Global Health and vital signs to health care management.

For those who are interested in pathology we recommend to take a look at the congress tip 15th European Pathology Congress.

In the special section you will find information on World Cancer Day 2018 and the EHFG Conference Report 2017.

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If you are interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in Germany or Austria and have a good knowledge of the German language, take a look at our jobs & career offers. This month, we also present you an interesting job opportunity in Afghanistan! More jobs can be found in our monthly job newsletter and on the Going International homepage.

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Preparing for (Re-)Emerging Arbovirus Infections in Europe

21st to 23rd March 2018, Bucharest, Romania.

Preparing for (Re-)Emerging Arbovirus Infections in EuropeThe aim of the course is to improve the participant’s knowledge of identification and management of arbovirus (arthropod-borne virus) infections and outbreaks at local and European levels.

The course will also include an overview of surveillance systems, European organizations, laboratories and clinical networks involved in surveillance, control and outbreak response and practical sessions covering serology interpretation, case scenarios and outbreak response exercises.... read more

Spring School of Global Health 2018

9th to 13th April 2018, Geneva, Switzerland.

Spring School of Global Health 2018Spring School of Global Health 2018 – the unique and flexible structure of the one week program allows participants to gain a comprehensive knowledge base in global health while providing a strong global health focused platform to engage and strengthen professional networks.

Participants of the Spring School of Global Health are normally given the flexibility of choosing a maximum of 2 courses (each course runs for 2 days)... read more

Vital Signs - Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us

Vital Signs - Understanding what the body is telling usStart: anytime, online course.

The vital signs – heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, respiration rate, and pain – communicate important information about the physiological status of the human body. In this six-part course we explore the anatomy and physiology underlying the vital signs.

The course is designed for a broad, general audience but will be particularly interesting for individuals working in healthcare, those considering a career as a healthcare professional, lay caregivers, those with an interest in personal health and fitness, or anyone who simply wants to understand how the body functions... read more

2nd World Congress on Public Health and Health Care Management

19th to 20th March 2018, London, UK.

Scientific Federation LogoScientific Federation invites participants from all over the world to attend the 2nd World Congress on Public Health and Health Care Management during March 19-20, 2018 at London, UK. This congress offers keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations and exhibitions.

The theme of the conference will be "Global Gathering to Improve Patient Safety & Quality Care Management"... read more

2nd World Heart Congress

14th to 16th May 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

2nd World Heart Congress LogoConference Series LLC welcomes you to attend the 2nd World Heart Congress held during May 14-16, 2018 at Tokyo, Japan with the theme “A Changed Outlook in Cardiology and Healthcare.” 

This international meeting (Heart Congress 2018) anticipates hundreds of delegates including keynote speakers, oral presentations by renowned speakers and poster presentations by students besides delegates around the world... read more

15th European Pathology Congress

15th European Pathology Congress20th to 21st June 2018, Paris, France.

We take this immense pleasure to formally notify you about the “15th European Pathology Congress” (Euro Pathology 2018) during June 20-21 2018 @ Paris, France under the theme “Pathology: from diagnosis to patient care”. 

Euro Pathology 2018 anticipates the participants around the globe with thought provoking keynote lectures, oral presentations, delegates and poster presentations... read more
Quick Tips
Travellers Health
22nd to 26th January 2018, Basel, Switzerland
Find more information here.

14th Annual Women's Health Update
1st to 4th March 2018, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Find more information here.

Disaster Management Training Course

12th to 16th March 2018, London, United Kingdom
Find more information here.

Advances in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Therapies
15th to 18th March 2018, Torino, Italy
Find more information here.

ESGAR/EPC Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Workshop
22nd to 23rd March 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
Find more information here.

World Vaccine Congress 

3rd to 5th April 2018, Washington, D.C., USA
Find more information here.

World Cancer Day 2018

4th February 2018World Cancer Day Logo

A truly global event is taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.

In 2018, World Cancer Day is taking place under the tagline ‘We can.
I can.
’, and explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer... read more

European Health Forum Gastein - Conference Report 2017

European Health Forum Gastein 2017To kickstart the new year and remind us of what to focus on, we are happy to share the EHFG 2017 Conference Report with you. The event covered various aspects of how to make Health in All Policies a political reality.

Below you can find an excerpt of one of our sessions on local politics and health, written by the Young Gasteiners Arjan van der Star and Iva Šimková... read more

Gynaecologist in Afghanistan - female personnel only

Gynaecologist – female personnel only – Use Your Skills In A Challenging Environment Use your skills in a challenging environment! Read the description of the job position and if you are interested in applying for a mission with EMERGENCY, please send your resume and motivation letter to

This role requires complete and autonomous management (including surgical procedures) in both Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and considerable experience in carrying out ultrasound... read more

Facharzt (w/m) für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin (auch in Kombination mit Helikopter möglich)

Facharzt (w/m) für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin (auch in Kombination mit Helikopter möglich) Wir suchen im Grenzraum Österreich-Italien einen Facharzt (w/m) für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin (auch in Kombination mit Helikopter möglich) für ein öffentliches Lehrkrankenhaus in privater Führung mit knapp 240 Betten.

Gesucht wird eine teamorientierte, einsatzbereite Persönlichkeit mit Facharztausbildung in der Anästhesie. Junge FachärztInnen können sich zum Oberarzt (w/m) weiter entwickeln... read more

Doctopia Jobs: SLK Kliniken

Leitender Oberarzt (w/m) für den Bereich Onkologie/Hämatologie
Die Klinik für Innere Medizin II Onkologie/Hämatologie betreut mehr als 2.000 PatientInnen stationär. In der Lungenklinik Löwenstein werden jährlich mehr als 600 Bronchialkarzinome neu diagnostiziert.
Doctopia JobsWeitere Informationen finden Sie hier

Assistenzarzt (w/m) für Gefässchirurgie
Die Klinik für Gefäß- und Endovascularchirurgie verfügt über ca. 50 Betten und 13,5 OP Säle/ Woche, es werden jährlich etwa 2.800 Operationen und Gefäßinterventionen durchgeführt.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Facharzt (w/m) für Laboratoriumsmedizin
In interdisziplinärer Zusammenarbeit mit allen Bereichen des Hauses fokussieren sich Ihre Aufgaben auf die Betreuung und Weiterentwicklung der breitgefächerten Diagnostik des Instituts, mit dem gesamten Spektrum der Labormedizin.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Controller (w/m) für Klinik-Träger

Controller (m/w) für Klinik-Träger Wir suchen für einen modernen Klinik-Träger in Nordrhein-Westfalen einen berufserfahrenen Controller (w/m). Der Klinik-Träger ist in beinahe allen Sektoren und Versorgungsbereichen des Gesundheitswesens (Prävention, Akutversorgung, Rehabilitation) tätig, einen besonderen Schwerpunkt bildet die Familien-Rehabilitation.

Das Ziel ist es, optimale medizinische Leistungen bei höchster Kosteneffizienz zu bieten. Es werden passgenaue, für die jeweilige Versichertengemeinschaft optimierte Versorgungsstrukturen geboten... read more

Chefarzt (w/m) Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe Berlin/Potsdam

Chefarzt (w/m) Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe Berlin/PotsdamZum 01.04.2018 wird für die Leitung der Abteilung für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe ein erfahrener Facharzt (w/m) für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe gesucht.

Sie erwartet ein modernes Krankenhaus der erweiterten Regelversorgung mit einem komplexen Leistungsspektrum, insbesondere in der Inneren Medizin auf Schwerpunktniveau. Es existieren ein regionales Traumazentrum sowie ein zertifiziertes Prostatazentrum... read more

Jobs and Career Offers

Jobs and Career in Germany or SwitzerlandIf you are a medical specialist or a medical assistant with good knowledge of the German language (level C1), apply now at Going International for these specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Anesthesia
  • Radiology
If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document to Please write in the subject line: "GI-Mail 01/2018".

You can also find a wide range of international job vacancies in the job newsletter.
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