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The new edition of GI-Mail presents a great selection of courses and congresses, ranging from the Desert Medicine Course in Oman and Echo Hawaii to the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases taking place in Malaysia.

Moreover, we would like to draw your attention to our special of the month, where we present you the European Health Forum Gastein 2019Communication Tips and an interesting experience report about a clinical eleсtive in Madrid

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Desert Medicine Course

12th to 17th January 2020, Sharqiya Sands, Oman.
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Join World Extreme Medicine for a new Desert Medicine course in Sharqiya Sands (formerly Ramlat al-Wahiba), Oman. This 6-day course will focus on medical and survival skills needed while working with teams across the world stunning desert landscapes.

Our Desert Medicine team draw from extensive experience across the world’s deserts and will be sharing their knowledge and skills, giving you a comprehensive understanding of how to lead and provide medical cover on desert expeditions ...read more

Echo Hawaii

20th to 24th January 2020, Waimea, HI, USA.
Echo
Echo Hawaii presents the latest information on established and emerging cardiovascular ultrasound technologies. Expert U.S. and international faculty discuss state-of-the-art technologies with a particular focus on how they can be effectively applied in the clinical setting.

Case-based approaches are used to discuss new and established uses of echocardiography for diagnosis and guiding management in patients with a broad array of cardiovascular conditions ...read more
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EuroHealthNet Country Exchange Visit On Promoting Healthy Diets Amongst Children

10th to 11th October 2019, Vienna, Austria.

The focus of EuroHealthNet Country Exchange Visit is the promotion of healthy diets amongst children. Throughout the visit, we will exchange good practices, as well as experiences to ensure healthy diets amongst children.

The purpose is to discuss what is/can be done to strengthen cross-sectoral cooperation to improve children’s diets, and address socio-economic, environmental and commercial determinants of children’s health ...read more

Innovations in Health and Social Care - Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Europe

3rd December 2019, Brussels, Belgium.
Innovations in Health and Social Care – Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Europe
The economy of wellbeing is one of the umbrella themes for the health and social sectors during the Finnish Presidency. The event focuses on enhancing a structured cooperation across member states to generate evidence for policy making that will support European health and social care systems to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.

The event is organized in collaboration with the EC-funded TO-REACH initiative, in which both the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Academy of Finland are partner institutes ...read more

19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID)

20th to 23rd February 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
ICID 2020

The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) is collaborating with the Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) for the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID). The 19th ICID features an expanded range of sessions by bringing the One Health aspect to the world of clinical infectious diseases  and microbiology.

The One Health Concept recognizes the commonality of human, environmental and animal health and is critical to understanding, managing and preventing emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally ...
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Quick Tips

European Heart Congress
23rd to 24th October 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

ESOR Course for EDiR on Breast Imaging
14th November 2019, Vienna, Austria

Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019
14th to 17th November 2019, San Antonio, TX, USA

Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association
16th to 18 November 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA

World Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine Congress

18th to 20th November 2019, Istanbul, Turkey

Scholars International Conference on Advances in Alzheimer's and Dementia
20th to 21st November 2019, Tokyo, Japan

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Volatile Times Call for Disruptive Changes

EHFG
2nd to 4th October 2019, Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

Have you wondered lately where our world is heading? You surely follow the news about Brexit, or international politics in general. Maybe you have read the news headlines about measles breaking out across Europe again. Maybe you have wondered “What can we do?” or “Is this the new status quo?”.

A healthy dose of disruption will be the main theme of the European Health Forum Gastein 2019. There are many ways to define disruption, and as many to use it to our advantage in order to create transformative change. Often, this is seen as innovations shaking up the market ...read more

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Communication Tips - Paraphrasing 

Are you a medical professional who uses a foreign language at work?Communication Tips – Paraphrising
Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers?

Paraphrasing
is a type of verbal encouragement and it means restating what you have heard and understood in your own words. Paraphrasing can be a good way to check whether your own interpretation of what a patient has said is accurate. By playing back the message in your own words, you show the patient what you have understood ...read more

Clinical Elective in Madrid

by Raphael Reinecke.

Students of the Medical University of Vienna (MUV) have the possibility to do electives abroad in their 5th and 6th year of study in the maximal extent of one and a half years in total.

There are two options: one can apply for a EU-subsidized ERASMUS+ program in one of the participating European countries or for a self-organized elective, which can be done in any country of the world if approved by the university ...read more

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Unexplained Infant Death Rate Falls to Record Low, Says Office for National Statistics (ONS)
The Guardian
The unexplained infant death rate in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level on record, official figures show. The number of children under one who died from sudden infant death syndrome (Sids) or without a known cause fell to a record 183 in 2017, down 19% on the previous year ...read more
Estrogen Patch a Boon for Schizophrenia in Women?
Medscape
Adjunctive estrogen patches significantly improve positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia in premenopausal women, new research suggests.The study, a randomized controlled trial, replicates previous research but also extends it ...read more
A 'Cure' for Ebola But Will It Stop the Outbreak if People Won't Get Treatment?
IPS News
While people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are slowly being made aware that scientists have discovered two drugs that are effective in treating Ebola, letting go of the fear and anxiety that has prevailed across the country this year will require more work ...read more
The Role of Women's Organisations in Crisis-Settings
IPS News
To mark World Humanitarian Day, we celebrate the overlooked women leaders who are first responders, unwavering advocates, and powerful change-makers in humanitarian emergencies. Yet to truly power progress, we can’t stop at celebrating their efforts ...read more
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Facharzt (m/w/d) für Augenheilkunde 

Für eine renommierte Augenklinik in Süddeutschland suchen wir einen 
Facharzt (m/w/d) für Augenheilkunde, gegebenenfalls in Leitender Funktion.

Wir bieten Ihnen die Mitarbeit an diversen Projekten wie wissenschaftlichen Studien und gutes Arbeitsklima in einem engagierten Kollegium ...weiterlesen

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Hebamme/Entbindungspfleger (m/w/d)

Ein Schwerpunktversorger in Brandenburg, nahe Berlin, sucht Hebammen/Entbindungspfleger (m/w/d) für Kreißsaal und Hebamme/Entbindungspfleger (m/w/d)Wochenbettstationen in Voll- oder Teilzeit.

Gesucht wird eine zuverlässige und einfühlsame Person zur Betreuung umfassender, fachspezifischer Aufgabenbereiche: von der Beratung und
Unterstützung rund um und nach der Schwangerschaft, der Begleitung der Eltern-Kind-Bindung nach der Geburt bis hin zum Arbeiten im interdisziplinären Team mit der Gynäkologie und Pädiatrie ...weiterlesen

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Doctopia Jobs: SLK-Kliniken

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde
Die HNO-Klinik verfügt zurzeit über 67 Betten und versorgt jährlich ca. 5.000 stationäre Patienten. Darüber hinaus nimmt die Klinik auch im Rahmen von Spezialsprechstunden an der ambulanten Patientenversorgung teil. Das diagnostische und operative Versorgungsspektrum umfasst das gesamte HNO-Fachgebiet einschließlich Cochlea-Implantationen.
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Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie
Zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören Diagnostik und Therapie von Stimmstörungen einschließlich stimmverbessernder Operationen, Diagnostik und Rehabilitation von Stimm-, Sprech-, Sprach- und Schluckstörungen sowie Versorgung der frühkindlichen Schwerhörigkeit und Behandlung von Störungen der Sprachentwicklung.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Assistenzarzt (m/w/d) für Neurologie
Die Klinik für Neurologie verfügt über 63 Betten, welche sich auf 4 Stationen verteilen und auf denen jährlich über 3.250 Patienten/innen stationär behandelt werden. Von besonderer Bedeutung für die Region Heilbronn ist der überregionale Schlaganfallschwerpunkt, der jährlich über 1.600 Schlaganfallbetroffene behandelt. Zudem sind wir in der neurologischen Konsiliarversorgung der anderen SLK-Standorte aktiv. 
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

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Facharzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie als Oberarzt bzw. Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d)

  Facharzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie als Oberarzt bzw. Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d)Für einen Schwerpunktversorger im nördlichen Sachsen-Anhalt mit sehr guter Verkehrsanbindung an Berlin suchen wir - zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt -einen Facharzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie als Oberarzt bzw. Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d).

Wir bieten Ihnen die Möglichkeit einer langfristigen Zusammenarbeit in angenehmer Arbeitsatmosphäre, ein hohes Maß an Eigenverantwortlichkeit, berufliche Perspektiven mit Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten in einem professionellen Umfeld sowie attraktive Anstellungsbedingungen in Anlehnung des Tarifvertrages Marburger Bund zzgl. außertariflicher Zulagen ...weiterlesen

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Operationstechnischer Assistent (m/w/d) bzw. Gesundheits-/Krankenpfleger (m/w/d)

  Operationstechnischer Assistent (m/w/d) bzw. Gesundheits-/Krankenpfleger (m/w/d)Für die Anästhesie-Abteilung eines Krankenhauses in Mitteldeutschland suchen wir Operationstechnische Assistenten (m/w/d) bzw. Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger (m/w/d).

Die 7 OP-Säle umfassende Anästhesie-Abteilung strebt stetig die Erweiterung des eigenen Leistungsspektrums an. Das Belegkrankenhaus zählt zu den führenden medizinischen Einrichtungen des Rhein-Main- Gebiets und behandelt ambulante sowie stationäre PatientInnen
mit einem breiten Spektrum an Fachbereichen mit rund 240 Betten ...weiterlesen

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