Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The new edition of GI-Mail presents a wide selection of courses and conferences dealing with medical research, public health and hypertension and cardiovascular protection.

We would also like to draw your attention to our specials of the month, where you will find an interesting experience report about an elective in Liverpool, information on EHFG 2018 and Health at a Glance 2017.

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. More jobs can be found in our monthly job newsletter and on the Going International homepage.

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Managing Depression in Primary Care
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05th May 2018, Sydney, Australia.

This one-day training course on depression management is designed for health professionals in primary care to improve their skills in using psychological approaches and medications to treat patients with depression.

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting around one in six Australians, with almost twice as many women affected as men... read more

International Medical Research and Practice

Oxford Royal Academy Logo1st to 14th July 2018, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Modern medical practice is kept up-to-date by the important work of medical scientists. The two-week summer course for students aged 19 to 25 focuses on the factors that affect human health, and the development of cutting-edge medicines, treatments and vaccines.

The field of medicine and its intrinsic link with medical research attracts only the brightest and the best students. Oxford Royale offers students from around the world the unique opportunity to explore the realms of medical more

Cholera: Introduction
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Start: anytime, online course.

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food.

This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed... read more

4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

8th to 10th May 2018, Vancouver, Canada.
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Protecting the health of their citizens and preventing illness is a fundamental priority for communities, regions and countries around the world. Most have plans in place to guide their efforts and good public policy is integral to the success of those plans.

As those working in the area know, developing policies in public health is not an easy task. There are many factors to consider: competing priorities, constrained resources, intersectoral barriers, ideology, changing structure, public opinion, and increasingly complex problems for which solutions are not obvious... read more

1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health - MERH 2018

17th to 19th May 2018, Edinburgh, UK.

The MERH 2018 Congress is hosted by an independent, 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health 2018non-profit making company working under the auspices of The University of Edinburgh, the European Public Health Association and NHS Health Scotland

We intend to deliver you a memorable, affordable, academic and social programme in one of the most spectacular cities in the world. The MERH congress will replace the 7th EUPHA Migrant and Ethnic Health Section Conference... read more

28th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection

8th to 11th June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
The European Society of Hypertension (ESH) is developing an outstanding scientific programme that will include multiple State-of-the-Art Lectures, Debates and Round Tables on issues on major current interest and controversy.

As in the past, the program will reserve a wide space to the practical aspects of the management of hypertension via Teaching, How-to, Meet the Expert and Clinical Case Sessions as well as via sessions reserved to hypertension specialists and ESH Excellence Centers... read more
Quick Tips
Risk Management in Clinical Research
6th March 2018, Munich, Germany
Find more information here.

ICH-E6 (R2) Good Clinical Practice Training
8th March 2018, Munich, Germany
Find more information here.

24th Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
7th to 11th April 2018, San Diego, CA, USA
Find more information here.

The International Liver Congress 2018
11th to 15th April 2018, Paris, France
Find more information here.

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care
4th to 6th May 2018, Denver, CO, USA
Find more information here.

International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance
3rd to 30th June 2018, New York, NY, USA
Find more information here.

Elective in Liverpool - Experience Report - Neurology

by Vineet Dhery.

LiverpoolMy elective placement took place at the NHS Trust Royal Liverpool Hospital in the city of Liverpool. Liverpool lies in northern England on the Mersey River and is the administrative capital of Merseyside county. It is located approximately 50 km from Manchester.

During the elective period I spent four weeks in the neurology department and four weeks in the AE (general) medicine department. During each of these placements I joined one of the consultants or professors... read more

Health and Sustainable Development - Bold political choices for Agenda 2030

EHFG LogoThis is the main theme of the 2018 edition of the European Health Forum Gastein. What is the rationale behind it? First of all, 2018 is a big year for health – and thus the perfect moment in time to focus on what lies ahead.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and with it the very right to health itself, celebrates 70 years of existence, as does the World Health Organization... read more

Health at a Glance 2017

Health at a Glance 2017This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries.

Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Russian Federation and South Africa). The data presented in this publication come from official national statistics, unless otherwise stated... read more

Hebammen/Entbindungspfleger (w/m) in Voll- oder Teilzeit in NRW

Hebammen/Entbindungspfleger Gesucht wird eine Persönlichkeit, die neben Engagement und Aufgeschlossenheit eine hohe Teambereitschaft besitzt. Zudem werden Einfühlungsvermögen, Entscheidungsfähigkeit, Flexibilität und Kommunikationsfähigkeit gewünscht.

Es werden selbstständiges Arbeiten, ein attraktiver Arbeitsplatz und Freiraum für eigene Ideen bei einer attraktiven Bezahlung geboten, zzgl. Fahrtgeld... read more

Oberarzt (w/m) für Innere Medizin und Pneumologie

Oberarzt (w/m) für Innere Medizin und Pneumologie Wir suchen für ein modernes akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus einen berufserfahrenen Facharzt (w/m) für Innere Medizin mit der Schwerpunktbezeichnung Pneumologie als Oberarzt (w/m) für Innere Medizin und Pneumologie.

Die Klinik für Pneumologie mit 33 Betten betreibt ein DGSM-akkreditiertes Schlaflabor, ein Beatmungs- und Weaningzentrum mit RCU... read more

Doctopia Jobs: SLK Kliniken

Weiterbildungsassistent Spezielle Schmerztherapie (w/m)
Für unsere Schmerztherapie in der Klinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Wirbelsäulenchirurgie im Klinikum am Plattenwald in Bad Friedrichshall suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Termin einen Weiterbildungsassistent Spezielle Schmerztherapie (w/m).
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia Jobs

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.

Oberarzt (w/m) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie mit spezieller Orthopädischer Chirurgie

Oberarzt (w/m) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie Wir suchen für ein modernes Plankrankenhaus einen Oberarzt (w/m) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie mit spezieller Orthopädischer Chirurgie. Im Krankenhaus werden jährlich 26.000 PatientInnen von mehr als 500 MitarbeiterInnen behandelt und versorgt.

Die Klinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie verfügt über 80 Betten, es werden jährlich etwa 3.000 PatientInnen behandelt.Die Abteilung für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie erreicht bei der jährlichen Krankenhausbewertung der AOK seit Jahren Top-Platzierungen, sie ist stets unter den besten 20% aller Kliniken Deutschlands... read more

Facharzt (w/m) für Psychiatrie und psychotherapeutische Medizin

Facharzt (w/m) für Psychiatrie und psychotherapeutische Medizin Für ein auf Suchttherapie spezialisiertes Krankenhaus sowie eine Therapieeinrichtung zwischen Bodensee und Arlberg suchen wir einen Facharzt (w/m) für Psychiatrie und psychotherapeutische Medizin.

Die PatientInnen werden mittels eines tiefenpsychologisch fundierten Therapiekonzepts in Gruppen- und Einzeltherapie behandelt. Die moderne Therapieeinrichtung verfügt über 20 Betten und behandelt PatientInnen mit Abhängigkeitserkrankungen, häufig mit Doppeldiagnosen oder Co-Morbiditäten.... 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 02/2018".

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