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The new edition of GI-Mail presents a wide selection of courses and conferences, ranging from public health and tropical epidemiology to burn care.

In the special section you will find all necessary information about the EHFG EP talks and an interesting article about the World Blood Donor Day.

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Crimean-Congo Haemmorrhagic Fever

Start: anytime, online course.
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Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a widespread disease caused by a tick-borne virus that can result in severe viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks, with case fatality rates of 10 - 40%. CCHF is endemic in Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East and Asian countries south of the 50th parallel north – the geographical limit of the principal tick vector.

This course provides a general introduction to CCHF and is intended for frontline responders engaged in preventing and managing outbreaks... read more

36th European Course in Tropical Epidemiology

22nd August to 6th September 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden.
ECTME 2018
The European Course in Tropical Epidemiology is a 3-week intensive course on basic epidemiology and biostatistics. The course is suitable for a wide range of health professionals, including medics, nurses, biologists and anthropologists working in the health sector.

The course is intended for staff working in low and middle income countries as health programme managers or with an interest in public health in tropical more

2nd European Burns Association Educational CourseEBA Logo

28th to 29th September 2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The world is changing faster than ever before. And all people have the right to get the best treatments on a global scale. That’s why we are teaming up at the Burn Care Summit.

We are delighted to announce that the 2nd EBA (European Burns Association) educational course will be held in the beautiful city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands on September 28-29, 2018... read more

7th International Public Health Conference

28th to 30th August 2018, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia.
7th International Public Health Conference
It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 7th International Public Health Conference 2018 which will be held under the the theme “IR 4.0 & New Health Paradigm” in Kuala Lumpur from 28th - 30th August 2018.

This annual international conference brings together many members and non-members, local friends and abroad colleagues who share a common goal and a view of global health and public advocacies... read more

34th World Congress of Internal Medicine

18th to 21st October 2018, Cape Town, South Africa.
34th World Congress of Internal Medicine
The 34th World Congress of Internal Medicine for 2018 will be held in the beautiful city of Cape Town in South Africa, at the International Convention Centre from 18 to 21 October 2018. All aspects of internal medicine will be covered during parallel sessions presented by an exciting faculty drawn from experts across the international community.

The aim of the meeting is to provide an excellent academic programme for the general physician but of a standard that the specialty groups such as rheumatologists, cardiologists, pulmonologists and so on would also benefit... read more

2nd International Congress of Health Education and Research 2018

8th to 9th November 2018, Sofia, uni sofia

We are very pleased to announce that the 2nd edition of the International Congress of Health Workforce Education & Research will take place at the Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th November 2018.

It is too often the case that discussions relating to the education of health professionals (and the wider health workforce in general) do not include the perspectives of more
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Mayo Clinic Neurology in Clinical Practice
19th to 21st July 2018, Chicago, IL, USA 
Find more information here.

Neuropsychiatric Drug Development Summit 2018

30th July to 1st August 2018, Boston, MA, USA
Find more information here.

The Great Plains Laboratory Presents GPL Academy Practitioner Workshops
4th to 5th August 2018, Denver, CO, USA
Find more information here.

Analysing Disrupted Health Sytems (ADHS)
13th to 24th August 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Find more information here.

20th Global Obesity Meeting
24th to 25th August 2018, Singapore, Singapore
Find more information here.

78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
2nd to 6th September 2018, Glasgow, Scotland
Find more information here.


World Blood Donor Day

14th June 2018, worldwide.World Blood Donor Day

The history of blood donation goes back further than you might expect, reaching as far back as the 17th century. The medical specialists of the time knew that blood was a vital element in the body and losing too much of it was bound to have tragic consequences on the patient.

So it was that experimentation began, and a whole new breed of heroes was born that contribute their blood so that others may live... read more

The EHFG comes to Brussels: EHFG in EP talks 

25th June 2018, Brussels, Belgium.EP Talks

The EHFG uniquely comes to Brussels to kick off the 2018 discussions with an event in the European Parliament on 25th June. Hosted by the EHFG Vice-President Karin Kadenbach MEP, the speakers will reflect on the EHFG’s 2018 theme, Health and Sustainable Development – bold political choices for Agenda 2030. 

Against the backdrop of a turbulent political climate, there is a need for decisive political action and strong commitments to ensure Europe’s health systems are fit for purpose to maintain and adjust to the health needs of more
Global Health Watch 5: Berlin launch
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For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health..... read more

Training for 21st century doctors
Leaders from Penn's Perelman School of Medicine call for new academic approaches to train next generation... read more

1 in 3 swimming-related disease outbreaks occur at hotels
Crypto parasite continues to cause most outbreaks and illnesses linked to pools and water playgrounds.... read more

Getting medicine to flood victims in Somalia, no matter what
Recent flash and river flooding in Somalia has affected an estimated 772 000 people and displaced nearly 230 000 people from their homes.... read more

AiW Innere Medizin (m/w) volle WBE inkl. ITS Berlin/Potsdam

Potsdam Für ein Krankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung im südlichen, fahrbaren Umland von Berlin/Potsdam wird zum 01.08.2018 ein/e Ärztin/Arzt in Weiterbildung für Innere Medizin gesucht.

Es handelt sich um ein innovatives Krankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung mit einem komplexen Leistungsspektrum, insbesondere in der Inneren Medizin...  weiterlesen

Fachärzte (m/w) für Anästhesiologie - Frankfurt am Main

FrankfurtFür ein modernes Krankenhaus in Frankfurt am Main suchen wir zum sofortigen Eintritt Oberarzt und Facharzt (m/w) für Anästhesiologie.

Für die Klinik Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie mit 11 OP-Sälen suchen wir erfahrene Fachärzte (m/w). Im Haus werden ca. 12.000 Narkosen pro Jahr durchgeführt. Es werden dabei alle gängigen Verfahren der Anästhesie angewandt... weiterlesen

Doctopia Jobs: SLK Kliniken

Oberarzt Kinderchirurgie (m/w) 
Voraussetzung für die zu besetzende Oberarztstelle ist eine mehrjährige Erfahrung als Facharzt für Kinderchirurgie (m/w), auch im kindertraumatologischen Bereich.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia Jobs

Oberarzt Augenheilkunde (m/w)
In unserer Klinik kommen die modernsten diagnostischen und operativen Verfahren der Augenheilkunde zur Anwendung. Die Ambulanz bietet das gesamte Spektrum der Augenheilkunde einschließlich Orthoptik.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Assistenzarzt für Gefäßchirurgie (m/w)
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.

Chefarztvertretung (m/w) Innere Medizin, Hämatologie und Onkologie

ThueringenWir suchen für eine moderne Fachklinik in Thüringen eine Chefarztvertretung (m/w) Innere Medizin, Hämatologie und Onkologie mit zukünftiger Chefarztnachfolge.

Die top ausgestattete Fachklinik für onkologische Rehabilitation inklusive Zentrum für Gefäßerkrankungen und Lymphologie hat seit vielen Jahren einen ausgezeichneten Ruf... weiterlesen

Leitender Facharzt Orthopädie (m/w)

Leitender Facharzt Orthopädie (m/w)Wir suchen für ein ambulantes Rehabilitationszentrum am Niederrhein einen leitenden Facharzt für Orthopädie (m/w).

Das top-modern ausgestattete Rehabilitationszentrum bietet Prävention, Rehasport, Heilmittelbereich, betriebliches Gesundheitsmanagement und betreutes Gesundheitstraining... weiterlesen

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