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ISSN: 2312-0827

Epidemiological Evaluation of Vaccines: Efficacy, Safety and Policy

1st to 12th July 2019, London, United Kingdom - short course.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineEpidemiological research has become an important tool in assessing vaccine protection. Although there are several courses specialising in vaccinology, there remains a gap in teaching about advanced epidemiological tools for vaccine evaluation.

This short course fills that gap, providing an in-depth training on current methods used in the evaluation of vaccine efficiency, safety and policy. It aims to address immunisation issues in high, middle and low-income countries... read more

Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics

Start: anytime, online course.

If you’ve ever skipped over the results section of a medical paper because terms like “confidence interval” or “p-value” go over your head, then you’re in the right place. You may be a clinical practitioner reading research articles to keep up-to-date with developments in your field or a medical student wondering how to approach your own research.

Greater confidence in understanding statistical analysis and the results can benefit both working professionals and those undertaking research themselves... read more

Women Deliver 2019 Conference

3rd to 6th June 2019, Vancouver, Canada.

Women Deliver 2019 ConferenceThe Women Deliver 2019 Conference will take place 3-6 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada and will be the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in the 21st century.

It will serve as a catalyst for advocates working to achieve a more gender equal world. More than 6,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists will flock to Vancouver with the drive to accelerate progress for girls and women everywhere... read more

Welcome to the 29th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection (ESH 2019)

21st to 24th June 2019, Milan, Italy.
Join us for the 29th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection, which will be held in Milan on June 21-24, 2019! 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. 

Debates and in-depth discussions will also address the 2018 European hypertension guidelines vis a vis the U.S. and other recent guidelines. Deadline for the Early Bird Registration is the 7th March 2019 and the Late Breaker Abstract Submission is from 22nd February to 22nd March 2019... 
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Quick Tips
Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases
7th to 9th March, Houston, TX, USA

2019 Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine

9th to 13th March 2019, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Procurement and Contracts Management
11th to 15th March 2019, Nairobi, Kenya

4th European Congress on Intrapartum Care: Making Birth Safer

14th to 16th March 2019, Torino, Italy

21st Annual Superbugs & Superdrugs Conference
18th to 19th March 2019, London, United Kingdom

The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency 
29th to 31st March 2019, San Diego, CA, USA

22nd EHFG: A Healthy Dose of Disruption? Transformative Change for Health and Societal Wellbeing

EHFG Logo2nd to 4th October 2019, Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

While we have made considerable advances in health, there are a number of areas that seem to be at a stalemate despite ample evidence on how to move forward. Examples include the topic of health reforms in general, tackling AMR, addressing health inequalities, advancing primary healthcare and making universal health coverage a reality for all.

Even where robust frameworks and roadmaps are in place, for example to deliver on the Agenda 2030 Goals, often changes don’t take place fast enough... read more

Quality of Oral Health Care – Perspectives and Challenges in Oral Health Services Research

by PD Dr. Katja Goetz.PD Dr. Katja Goetz

There is a close relationship between general health status and oral health. Therefore, to ensure good quality of care an important contribution is the consideration of oral health care in health services research. However oral health services research is a developing discipline. E.g. to handle the large number of refugees including the screening of the current health status is a challenge in European countries.

To date little research concerning health services research in oral health care is performed. The Institute of Family Medicine at the University to Luebeck in Germany mainly addresses research in primary health care... read more

Communication Tips - Verbal Encouragement

Are you a medical professional who uses a foreign language at work? Have you ever been in this situation?
Communication Tips - Verbal Encouragement
Not knowing how to comfort a patient in distress. Not remembering how to say or pronounce a word. Knowing the medical term, but not being able to explain it to a patient.

Boost your professional interactions by trying the following tips: 
We show others we are paying attention through our use of verbal encouragement. These phrases are usually short and neutral, like, I see, uh huh and go on. Their function is to acknowledge patients, their story and their feelings, and let patients know that you are listening, without interrupting the flow of their speech... read more
CDC Provides First In-Season Estimates of Flu Illnesses, Medical Visits, and Hospitalizations
According to new data released by CDC, so far during the 2018-2019 season between about 6 and 7 million people have been sick with flu and up to half of those people have sought medical care for their illness... read more 
Public Health Work-Life Fit: Is It Possible To Have Both a Global Health Career and a Family?
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine
Two driven MPH students fell in love. Then  their work threatened to put  8,000 miles between them. When Tara Loyd arrived at the Bloomberg School in 2007, she had a plan... read more

Physicians Experience Highest Suicide Rate of Any Profession
With one completed suicide every day, US physicians have the highest suicide rate of any profession. In addition, the number of physician suicides is more than twice that of the general population, new research shows... read more
Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults... read more 

Facharzt für Neurologie (m/w/d)

Main-TaunusFür ein MVZ mit den Fachrichtungen Chirurgie und Neurologie suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Termin einen Facharzt für Neurologie (m/w/d). 

Das MVZ befindet sich in einem modernen Krankenhausneubau in äusserst verkehrsgünstiger Lage im Main-Taunus-Kreis. Dem künftigen Stelleninhaber (m/w/d) stehen helle und großzügig ausgestattete Räumlichkeiten mit individuellen Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten zur Verfügung... weiterlesen

Facharzt (m/w/d) für Pädiatrie als Oberarzt

KindermedizinFür einen Schwerpunktversorger mit einer exzellenter Verkehrsanbindung an Berlin suchen wir zum 1.4.2019 bzw. zum nächstmöglichen Termin  einen Facharzt (m/w/d) für Pädiatrie als Oberarzt.

Die Subspezialisierungen Neuropädiatrie, Kindergastroenterologie, Pneumologie und/oder andere Qualifikationen bzw. Zusatzbezeichnungen sind für die weitere Profilierung der Kinderklinik von besonderem Interesse... weiterlesen

Doctopia Jobs: SLK-Kliniken

Oberarzt für Chirugie für die zentrale Notaufnahme (m/w/d)
Mit zwei Neubauten haben wir eine moderne Infrastruktur geschaffen und setzen uns mit über 4.200 Mitarbeitern an unseren Standorten täglich für das Wohl anderer ein. Hierbei bieten wir von der Grundversorgung bis zur Spitzenmedizin ein breites medizinisches Spektrum. Doctopia Logo
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt für Innere Medizin (m/w/d)
Wir bieten Ihnen eine interessante und abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit, eine langfristige Perspektive in einem der größten Klinikverbünde Deutschlands, einen attraktiven und modern ausgestatteten Arbeitsplatz, umfangreiche Fort- und Weiterbildungsangebote und vieles mehr.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt für Gefäßchirurgie (m/w/d)
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. Der Klinikdirektor verfügt über die volle Weiterbildungsermächtigung für Gefäßchirurgie (48 Monate) und common trunk (24 Monate).
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapeutische Medizin

Für ein Akutkrankenhaus im Raum Salzburg wird zum 01.07.2019 
ein Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie/Psychiatrie und Psychotherapeutische Medizin im Zuge einer Altersnachfolgeregelung gesucht. 

Das Klinikum versorgt mit rund 100 Akut-Betten PatientInnen in der Region im Bereich der Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie/Psychosomatischen Medizin... weiterlesen

Leitender Arzt/Sektionsleiter Pneumologie (m/w/d) 

Für ein Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus in Niedersachsen suchen wir
eine/n Leitenden Arzt/Sektionsleiter Pneumologie (m/w/d). Das Haus mit rund 650 Betten sorgt für die medizinische Versorgung der Bevölkerung der gesamten Region. Jährlich werden mehr als 60.000 PatientInnen behandelt und medizinisch betreut.

Mit der Neubesetzung soll der Stellenwert der Pneumologie und der interdisziplinären, internistisch-chirurgischen Lungenheilkunde deutlich erhöht werden... weiterlesen

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