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The new edition of GI-Mail presents a wide selection of courses and conferences dealing with Public Health, pediatric emergency and eHealth.

We would like to draw your attention to our specials of the month, where you will find an interesting experience report about an elective in Paris and an article about community-based tuberculosis screening by Olivia Biermann.

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ETC-Summer Course

16th to 27th July 2018, Perugia, Italy.
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The European Training Consortium in Public Health and Health Promotion (ETC-PHHP) organizes an annual summer school focused on developing practical and theoretical tools to enhance health promotion strategies in Europe. The course which is held each July/August is conducted at post-graduate (Master) level and constitutes 200 hours of formal study.

Central to the 27th ETC Summer School is an intergenerational perspective on health promotion, this year´s theme is: "Lifecourse health development: empowering people and settings"... read more

Blended Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound

15th September 2018, St. Petersburg, FL, USA.

Logo Gulfcoast Ultrasound InstituteThe Blended Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Course is taught by leading experts covering pediatric ultrasound in an emergency setting. Participants are offered fifteen months unlimited access to the online course, plus one day (8 hours) scan lab with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL, USA.

The Blended Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Course is specifically designed for busy physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need the highest quality in pediatric emergency & critical care ultrasound training... read more

eHealth: More Than Just an Electronic Record

Start: anytime, online course.

Coursera LogoThe MOOC "eHealth: More than just an electronic record!" is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of health clinicians, students, managers, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of eHealth on the integration of care.

It explores the breadth of technology application, current and emerging trends, and showcases both local and international eHealth practice and research... read more


8th International Conference on Food Safety and Regulatory Measures

11th to 12th June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

The 8th International Conference on Food Safety & Regulatory 8th International Conference on Food Safety and Regulatory MeasuresMeasures is scheduled to be held during June 11-12, 2018 at Barcelona, Spain. It will coordinate all meetings with our editorial board members and other experts in food safety, food microbiology, food preservation, food biotechnology, food chemistry, food-borne diseases & probiotics across the world.

Every year, approximately 2 million people die due to unsafe food. More than 200 diseases occur because of harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances in food... read more

The 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018

19th to 21st July 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.
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The 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018 (ICOPH 2018) is the leading interdisciplinary platform for presentation of new and advanced research results in the field of Public Health.

ICOPH 2018 is scheduled from 19th to 21st July 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Promoting Quality and Safety in Health Care towards Healthy Communities.” The quality of healthcare is one of the most important factors in health and it has become one of the global health priorities to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all... read more

Wilderness Medicine Conference

3rd to 8th August 2018, Midway, UT, USA.

WMS LogoThis year’s conference brings fresh content from many of the faculty you’ve come to know and trust as well as new sessions from up-and-coming minds in the field.

We invite you and your family to join us from August 3rd to 8th in the picturesque Heber Valley to experience the line-up of exciting topics and opportunities representing every corner of wilderness medicine... read more
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32nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology
16th to 19th May 2018, Berlin, Germany
Find more information here.

Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics Europe

5th to 7th June 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Find more information here.

ISA 2018 - XVIII International Symposium of Atherosclerosis
9th to 12th June 2018, Toronto, Canada
Find more information here.

Quality Management in International Health
11th to 22nd June 2018, Heidelberg, Germany
Find more information here.

13th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies
14th to 15th June 2018, Dublin, Ireland
Find more information here.

2018 Vascular Annual Meeting 
20th to 23rd June 2018, Boston, MA, USA
Find more information here.

Community-Based Tuberculosis Screening – a Double-Edged Sword?

by Olivia Biermann.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health challenge – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals aim at ending the global TB epidemic by 2035, which will require intensified activity to increase TB case detection.

In 2017, there was a 4.1 million gap between estimated incident and notified TB cases globally, reflecting a combination of underreporting of detected TB cases and underdiagnosis – particularly in countries with major financial and geographic barriers to accessing care. Many people with TB are diagnosed only after long delays, causing much suffering and economic hardship, and sustaining transmission... read more

ERASMUS Semester in Paris

by Christoph Wippel.

Paris City of Lights – Place de la ConcordeTravelling has always been one of the greatest joys for me. Broadening my horizon by exploring other countries, getting acquainted with new cultures, discovering unfamiliar foods and creating unique memories is a big part of what life is about for me.

For this reason, it should not be difficult to believe that I couldn’t wait to reach my fifth year of studies at the Medical University of Vienna. I started my almost two-year-long journey with an ERASMUS semester at the Descartes University in Paris, France, which is what I would like to focus on in this report.... read more

Call For Abstracts: "From Birth to Health - Towards Sustainable Childbirth"

17th to 18th September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

We welcome abstract submissions related to pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum based on the following six domains: biomedicine, organisational perspectives, biomechanics, neuro-psycho-social perspectives, socio-cultural perspectives and dissemination of academic knowledge.

Submissions explicitly linked to at least one domain or providing specific links between them, are invited for Oral and Poster presentations.

Submit your abstract here.
The Lancet Logo Brexit and the NHS
On March 14, the Office of National Statistics released the latest data on child mortality in England and Wales.
CDC Logo Emergeny Department Data Shows Rapid Increase in Opioid Overdoses
Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen.
Stanford Medicine Logo Stanford Medicine launches exome-sequencing program for patients
Read about the Clinical Genomics Program.
The Kings Fund Logo How is the NHS performing?
This is the 25th report which aims to take stock of what has happened over the past quarter.

Radiologietechnologinnen/Radiologietechnologen am AKH Wien – Medizinischer Universitätscampus gesucht

Alexandra Kormus/PIDDas Allgemeine Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien ist Zentralkrankenanstalt des Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbundes und Sitz der Universitätskliniken der Medizinischen Universität Wien.

Ab sofort kommen mehrere Dienstposten für Radiologietechnologinnen/ Radiologietechnologen zur Besetzung. An den Universitätskliniken für Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie und der Inneren Medizin II sind derzeit offene Stellen verzeichnet, die mit qualifizierten Radiologietechnologinnen und Radiologietechnologen besetzt werden... weiterlesen

Arzt (m/w) für Allgemeinmedizin für Kureinrichtungen im Westen Österreichs

Arzt (m/w) für Allgemeinmedizin für Kureinrichtungen im Westen Österreichs Für mehrere Kureinrichtungen im Westen Österreichs suchen wir Fachärzte (m/w) für Allgemeinmedizin (gerne auch 60+). Die Kureinrichtungen liegen in landschaftlich reizvollen Gegenden in Oberösterreich, Salzburg und Tirol.

Geboten werden familienfreundliche Arbeitszeiten (Teilzeit möglich), die private Nutzung der Kureinrichtungen und ein freundliches und ruhiges Arbeitsklima. Die zusätzliche Führung einer Wahlarztordination ist möglich... weiterlesen

Doctopia Jobs: SLK Kliniken

Oberarzt (m/w) für Gefäßchirurgie
Die Klinik für Gefäß- und Endovascularchirurgie (Stellenplan 1-7,5-7-2) 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.Doctopia Jobs

Oberarzt (m/w) für Infektionsprävention & Klinikhygiene
Das Institut für Infektionsprävention und Klinikhygiene betreut in der Region Heilbronn-Franken vier Akutklinikstandorte, eine geriatrische Rehaklinik sowie eine Langzeitpflegeeinrichtung mit Beatmungspflege.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt (m/w) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Die Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Orthopädie und Handchirurgie deckt mit 93 Betten das gesamte Spektrum der operativen und konservativen Behandlung aller Verletzungen und Erkrankungen des Stütz- und Bewegungsapparates, arthroskopischer Chiurgie und die konservative Orthopädie ab.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt (m/w) Innere Medizin/Subspezialisierung Kardiologie im Raum Berlin/Potsdam

OA (w/m) Innere Medizin/Subspezialisierung Kardiologie im Raum Berlin/Potsdam Für das Team des Fachbereiches Kardiologie/Angiologie suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt einen Facharzt (m/w) für Innere Medizin möglichst mit bereits abgeschlossener Subspezialisierung Kardiologie und Erfahrungen in der interventionellen Kardiologie als Oberarzt (m/w).

Eine Anstellung erfolgt auf einzelvertraglicher Grundlage inkl. betrieblicher Altersvorsorge. Der Vertrag wird unbefristet geschlossen... weiterlesen

Klinikdirektor (m/w) - Ruhrgebiet

Klinikdirektor (m/w) - Ruhrgebiet Wir suchen für die Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Gefäßchirurgie in einem modernen Krankenhaus im Ruhrgebiet einen berufserfahrenen Facharzt (m/w) für Allgemeine Chirurgie und Viszeralchirurgie als Klinikdirektor (m/w).

Das topmoderne akademische Lehrkrankenhaus verfügt über sieben Fachkliniken mit 200 Betten, jährlich werden mehr als 35.000 PatientInnen versorgt (85% ambulant, 15% stationär)... weiterlesen

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