Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The new edition of GI-Mail presents a wide selection of courses and conferences dealing with Public Health, Conservation MedicineMigration Health, and many more current topics.

We would like to draw your attention to our special of the month, where you will find interesting articles about European Health Forum Gastein and the World Health Statistics.

Take a look at our new section - "News". There you can read about the latest trends and news from the medicine and health sectors.

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Risk communication for influenza events

WHO LogoStart: anytime, online course.

Risk communication, including community engagement and social mobilisation, is a core capacity for emergency response that all countries should have in order to respond to health threats. It is an essential component of an effective response to a health threat such as pandemic and seasonal influenza.

By the end of this course, participants should be able to list the core ideas and principles for emergency risk communication for an influenza event; explain why facts are not enough to communicate risk... read more

Public Health Research in Palliative Care: Shifting the Paradigm

25th to 26th October 2018, Brussels, Belgium.
On 25th and 26th October 2018, the EAPC Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care and EAPC RN will hold their first international seminar on Public Health Research in Palliative Care in Brussels.

The title of this seminar is "Public Health Research in Palliative Care: Shifting the Paradigm". The seminar will consist of a selection of invited plenary lectures and presentations based on abstract submissions and there will be an opportunity for poster presentations... read more

Conservation Medicine, a ‘One Medicine’ course

2nd to 9th December 2018, Namibia, Africa.
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Join World Extreme Medicine and the N/a’an ku sê Foundation for a new and unique course, Conservation Medicine, exploring amazing work of conservation projects and what is required to take your medical skills into the wild.

If you’re keen to take your medical skills into conservation projects, nature reserves, remote communities or simply have a passion for conservation, this course is for you... read more

International Conference on Migration Health

1st to 3rd October 2018, Rome, Italy.International Society of Travel Medicine Logo

Migrant populations are heterogeneous and have a broad range of health needs - their presence raises several medical, ethical, economic, social and cultural issues for both migrants and health systems.

The International Society of Travel Medicine has been focussed on the care of travelling and mobile populations for more than 25 years. We are excited to cooperate with clinical, public health and humanitarian organizations... read more

3rd Annual Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist

1st to 3rd November 2018, Scottsdale, AZ, USA.
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This seminar is meant to provide the practicing pathologist with an up-to-date and comprehensive review of a variety of topics in surgical pathology and cytopathology including gastrointestinal, genitourinary, soft tissue, gynecologic and dermato-pathology.

In some areas, emphasis will be placed on correlation between cytopathology and surgical pathology findings.This course will also include an overview of diagnostic pearls which allow for an accurate diagnosis as well as common diagnostic pitfalls... read more

Transform MedEd 2018

9th to 10th November 2018, Singapore.
Transform MedEd 2018
The conference will address transforming medical education through three main lenses - people, practice and policy - in an innovative conference format that will allow you to actively engage with the speakers and participants in different ways toward a collective knowledge sharing and building.

This conference will offer practical opportunities for you to further develop your skills in medical education, with hands-on workshops and facilitated discussions... read more
Quick Tips

World Cancer Congress Malaysia 2018
1st to 4th October 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Find more information here

10th International Symposium on Global Mental Health
27th October 2018, Munich, Germany
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Cardiovascular Disease Management: A Case-Based Approach
11th to 12th October 2018, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Find more information here.

Critical Choices in Qualitative Research
15th to 19th October 2018, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Find more information here.

Anatomy & Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics 
18th to 19th October 2018, Oswestry, England
Find more information here.

The International Patient Experience Symposium
12th to 14th November 2018, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Find more information here.


WHO: World Health Statistics

The World Health Statistics 2018, WHO’s annual snapshot of the state of the world’s health, highlights that while remarkable progress towards the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) has been made in some areas, in other areas progress has stalled and the gains that have been made could easily be lost.

The latest edition of the World Health Statistics shows just how far we still have to go. Too many people are still dying of preventable diseases and too many people are being pushed into poverty to pay for health care out of their own pockets... read more

EHFG 2018 Hackathon

2nd to 5th October 2018, Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

We are excited about introducing new ways of outcomes-oriented working to the EHFG – for the first time, the EHFG will be hosting a joint hackathon with our new partner EIT Health, a network of health innovators backed by the EU. 

Our objective is to bring together 35 participants from different backgrounds from all over Europe to work in teams on an innovative solution to a neat, well-defined problem within 36 hours... read more
Key social reward circuit in the brain impaired in kids with autism
Stanford Medicine
Deficits in the brain’s reward circuit are linked to social deficits in children with autism and may point the way toward better treatments, according to a new Stanford study... read more
Omega 3 supplements have little or no heart or vascular health benefit
Science News
Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted globally because of a common belief that it will protect against heart disease... read more

Rare case of bubonic plague reported in Idaho, USA
Medical News Today
In the past week, reports have emerged from Idaho of a young boy who contracted bubonic plague. Here, we cover all the details and relay the official safety advice... read more

Disrupted transport routes in nerve cells are a cause of Parkinson's
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
‘Traffic jams’ can also occur in the brain and they can be damaging. Researchers have been able to confirm that this is the case... read more

Consultant (m/w) Medizincontrolling

Unser Mandant ist führender Anbieter von Krankenhaus-Controllingsystemen und Experte für Prozessoptimierungen. Im Fokus steht die Beratung der bundesweiten Kunden in allen Fragen der Krankenhaussteuerung.

Zur Sicherstellung einer professionellen Kundenberatung wird zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt ein Consultant (m/w) Medizincontrolling mit Homeoffice-Anteil gesucht... weiterlesen

Intensiv- und Anästhesiepflegekräfte (m/w)

Für ein modernes Krankenhaus in Frankfurt Main suchen wir zum Frankfurtsofortigen Eintritt Intensiv- und Anästhesiepflegekräfte (m/w).

Die Klinik Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie verfügt über 11 OP-Säle. Im Haus werden ca. 12.000 Narkosen pro Jahr durchgeführt. Es werden dabei alle gängigen Verfahren der Anästhesie angewandt... weiterlesen

Doctopia Jobs: SLK Kliniken + Bezirkskrankenhaus Landshut

Oberarzt Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d)
Die Klinik am Gesundbrunnen stellt die viszeralchirurgische Schwerpunktklinik der SLK-Kliniken dar. Es wird das gesamte Spektrum der Viszeralchirurgie durchgeführt mit jährlich ca. 3.500 operativen Eingriffen.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia Jobs

Assistenzärztin/-arzt in Weiterbildung für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik 
Seit der Eröffnung im Jahr 1993 hat sich das Bezirkskrankenhaus Landshut mit seinen Außenstellen in Deggendorf und Passau zu einem wichtigen Bestandteil des Gesundheitswesens in Niederbayern entwickelt.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Arzt Infektiologie und Infektionsprävention (m/w/d)
Das Institut für Infektionsprävention und Klinikhygiene betreut in der Region Heilbronn-Franken vier Akutklinikstandorte, eine geriatrische Rehaklinik sowie eine Langzeitpflegeeinrichtung mit Beatmungspflege. Wir beraten die Kliniken und Mitarbeiter in allen Fragen der Prävention und des Managements von Patienten mit Infektionskrankheiten. 
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Assistenzarzt (m/w) für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin

Assistenzarzt (m/w) für Anästhesiologie und IntensivmedizinFür ein großes Haus mit 11 OPs in Österreich suchen wir zum baldigen Eintritt Assistenzärzte (w/m) für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin.

Das Krankenhaus hat 11 modern ausgestattete OPs, das Haus ist ein Lehrkrankenhaus. Das Krankenhaus hat einen chirurgischen und gastroenterologischen Schwerpunkt in dem auf die optimale Betreuung der Patienten Wert gelegt wird... weiterlesen

Oberarzt (m/w) Radiologie

BodenseeWir suchen für ein akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus in der Nähe des Bodensees einen Oberarzt (m/w) für Radiologie. 

Das Lehrkrankenhaus mit zwei Standorten hat mehr als 1.000 Beschäftigte und verfügt über 450 Betten. Jährlich werden mehr als 90.000 PatientInnen behandelt. Die Standorte befinden sich in attraktiver Lage in der Nähe zu Stuttgart, dem Bodensee und dem Schwarzwald... weiterlesen

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