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This month's edition of GI-Mail presents you a range of courses and congresses from various fields of medicine and health, such as Travel Medicine, Women's Sexual Health and the Coronavirus Infection as well as Food Microbiology and Food Safety.

Take a look at our section Special of the month. Here you can read about Female Genital Mutilation Across Borders and the Involvement of the Young Gasteiners in the Covid-19 Response.

Are you interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in the German speaking region? Take a look at our jobs & career offers. More jobs can be found in our monthly job newsletter and in the Going International job database.

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Online Course: COVID-19 Infection Control Training

anytime, online course.Australien Governement Logo

The training module covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19 including what Covid-19 is, the signs and symptoms, how to protect yourself and others and clarifying the myths surrounding the virus.

The online course is for care workers across all health care settings such as hospitals, aged care, pharmacies, dental practices... read more

Online Course: Travel Medicine Review and Update Course

14th to 15th August 2020, online course. ISTM Logo

The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) produces the North American Travel Medicine Review and Update Course each year. Due to the growing COVID-19 outbreak and the increasing concern that large gatherings and travel pose concern for personal and public health, the ISTM Executive Board has decided to change the format for the Course to a virtual course.

The curriculum will cover topics relevant to physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals who provide medical care and advice to travellers, expatriates, and migrants. The sessions offered will include principles of immune response, risk assessment, and a travel vaccine overview... read more

International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health - Fall Course 2020

19th to 21st November 2020, Scottsdale, AZ, USA. Logo

There are a great many clinicians interested in treating women with sexual health concerns, but lacking the knowledge to do so. 

The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health
 (ISSWSH) Fall Course provides an evidence-based foundation upon which to incorporate this ability into practice, such as: How a medical, sexual and psychological history should be taken in women with sexual health problems... read more

Video Conference: International Conference on Food Microbiology and Food Safety

14th to 15th June 2020, video conference. IRES Logo

In order to restrain our participants from travelling during pandemic Covid-19 we have introduced this new feature of video conferencing – a convenient way of sharing and discussion.

The idea of the conference, hosted by the Institute of Research Engineers and Scientists (IRES), is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the two institutions... read more

16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

12th to 17th October 2020, Rome, Italy.EUPHA Logo

The global public health community will be meeting at a critical time for our planet. Global temperatures lie far beyond historical records and there are real fears that we are reaching a tipping point.

Threats to food and water supply, poverty and inequalities are leading to mass migration and conflict. Political structures, at national, regional, and global level, are struggling to respond. International agreements, on climate change, nuclear weapons, and much else, are being torn up... read more
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Master of Public Health / International Course in Health Development (Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights)
14th September 2020 to 3rd September 2021, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Medical Ethics
21st to 24th September 2020, London, UK

Skills Course Utrecht 2020
24th to 26th September 2020, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care
16th to 18th October 2020, San Diego, CA, USA

The 8th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies 2020
16th to 20th October 2020, Barcelona, Spain

Health in Detention
7th to 11th December 2020, Basel, Switzerland

Anaesthetics and Recovery Care
16th to 18th December 2020, London, UK


Beyond the Crossing: Female Genital Mutilation Across BordersUNFPA Logo

Globally, it is estimated that at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) in 30 countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. The presented report from the United Nations Population Fund brings to light the cross-border dimension of FGM.

he practice is generally rooted in traditional beliefs, values and attitudes and is valued in many countries as a rite of passage into womanhood and child marriage... read more

Involvement of Young Gasteiners in the Covid-19 Response

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has posed unprecedented challenges foEHFG Logor health systems and governments across the globe. For the majority, the virus will produce only mild symptoms, but for the most vulnerable members of our society consequences can be detrimental.

Whilst containment remains a top priority for all countries, it has become increasingly apparent there is no one-size-fits-all approach in tackling the spread of the disease.The EHFG has called on its YFG network of health professionals to showcase the ongoing efforts they are making in response to the pandemic... read more

‘Social Recession’: How Isolation can affect Physical and Mental Health
The Guardian, UK
As countries across the globe hunker down, long-term isolation can have profound physical and psychological effects. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, millions of people in the US are coming to terms with being increasingly cut off from society. Beyond the inconvenience of working from home, or not being able to go to bars, restaurants or cinemas, however, experts have found that social-isolation can have a profound effect on people’s physical, as well as mental health... read more

Doctors Fear Bringing Coronavirus Home: ‘I Am Sort of a Pariah in My Family'
New York Times, USA
One doctor dreamed he was surrounded by coughing patients. “Most physicians have never seen this level of angst and anxiety in their careers,” a veteran emergency room doctor said. After her shifts in the emergency room, one doctor in Utah strips naked on her porch and runs straight to a shower, trying not to contaminate her home. In Oregon, an emergency physician talks of how he was recently bent over a drunk teenager, stapling a head wound, when he realized... read more

How To Support People In Health Care Working During Coronavirus
Huffpost, USA
With the new coronavirus continuing to be a front-and-center issue, health care workers are working double time. They’re providing comfort and care to those who have COVID-19, screening potential patients and fielding questions from everyone else.We’ve all been told to get plenty of sleep, wash our hands and keep away from crowds ― but what about your medical practitioner neighbors, family or friends?.... read more

Health Officials warn US Government does not have enough stockpiled Medical Equipment to deal with Coronavirus
Top health care officials said that there is not enough stockpiled medical equipment like masks, gowns and gloves to fulfill the anticipated need of nation's health care system as it deals with the coronavirus. Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services told medical professionals on a conference call that there was not enough personal protective equipment in the Strategic National Stockpile... read more


Chefarzt/ Chefärztin (w/m/d) Geriatrie - Germany*

Chefarzt/ Chefärztin (w/m/d) GeriatrieFür eine Rehabilitationsklinik im Raum Berlin gesucht.

Das Krankenhaus befindet sich mit seinen über 800 Betten in Teil eines Verbundes, der sich durch die Qualität der Behandlungen und permanente Weiterentwicklung der Behandlungsmethoden und -konzepte auszeichnet. Sie profitieren von umfangreicher Unterstützung bei der fachlichen Weiterbildung und von kurzen Entscheidungswegen... weiterlesen


Ltd. Position Innere Medizin - Kardiologie - Germany*

Ltd. Position Innere Medizin - KardiologieFür ein Akutkrankenhaus in Berlin gesucht.

Es erwartet Sie eine hochmodernst ausgestattete Abteilung, in der kooperativ mit anderen Fachdisziplinen zusammengearbeitet wird. Sie profitieren von einem hohen Maß an Eigenverantwortung sowie einem engagierten, kollegialen Team... weiterlesen


Doctopia Jobs

Assistenzarzt (m/w/d) für Klinikhygiene
Eine Stelle mit der vollen Weiterbildungsmöglichkeit zum Facharzt für Hygiene und Umweltmedizin bzw. Medizinhygiene. Es erwartet Sie eine abwechslungsreiche und anspruchsvolle Weiterbildung im gesamten Gebiet der Infektionsprävention und Hygiene in einem Klinikverbund der Maximalversorgung im Norden Baden-Württembergs. Eine Mitarbeit im Antibiotic Stewardship Programm ist ebenso Teil der Weiterbildung wie auch die Arbeit in einem akkreditierten Hygiene- und Wasserlabor. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia

Facharzt (m/w/d) für Schmerztherapie
Als eines der größten Fachzentren für Pneumologie, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie und Onkologie in Baden-Württemberg bietet das Krankenhaus jährlich rund 7.000 Patienten mit chronisch-obstruktiver Lungenerkrankung, Allergien, Krebserkrankungen der Lunge, Gefäßerkrankungen sowie Beatmungs- und Beatmungsentwöhnungs-patienten eine bestmögliche Versorgung und Betreuung. Zusätzlich ist die Radiologie hoch-modern ausgestattet. Es werden Ihnen eine attraktive Vereinbarkeit von Privat- und Berufsleben geboten mit planbaren, festen Arbeitszeiten sowie flache Hierachiestrukturen und Förderung der Mitarbeiter entsprechend der persönlichen Qualifikation. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie oder Psychiatrie
Die SLK-Lungenklinik Löwenstein bietet als Lungenfachzentrum eine Bandbreite an Leistungen in einem interdisziplinären Expertenteam aus einer Hand. Begleitet werden diese Angebote durch eine leistungsfähige interdisziplinäre Schmerztherapie, in der unabhängig von der Grunderkrankung sämtliche Schmerzarten im Rahmen eines multimodalen Behandlungskonzeptes und dem Einsatz interventioneller  Verfahren behandelt werden. Durch unser Regionales Schmerzzentrum (DGS) werden pro Jahr 1000 stationäre Patienten behandelt. Es erwarten Sie spannende und verantwortungsvolle Aufgabenstellungen mit Gestaltungsspielraum sowie volle Weiterbildungs-ermächtigung in der speziellen Schmerztherapie. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


Praxismanager (w/m/d) für Chirurgisch/Orthopädische Ambulanz - Germany*

Praxismanager (w/m/d) für Chirurgisch/Orthopädische AmbulanzFür eine Ambulanz für Orthopädie/Unfallchirurgie bzw. Chirurgie im Herzen Berlins gesucht.

Es werden Ambulante Operationen, konservative Therapien sowie Arbeits-/Wege- und Schulunfälle durch FachärztInnen abgedeckt. Sie profitieren von hoher Eigenverantortung, einer attraktiven Vergütung sowie von berufsorientierten Fort- und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten... weiterlesen


Leitender Oberarzt (w/m/d) für Neurologie - Germany*

Leitender Oberarzt (w/m/d) für NeurologieFür ein Haus der Regelversorgung in Brandenburg gesucht.

Das Krankenhaus zeichnet sich durch flache Hierarchien mit besonders angenehmer Arbeitsatmosphäre aus. Sie profitieren außerdem von der Möglichkeit an innerbetrieblichen und externen Fort- und Weiterbildungen teilzunehmen... weiterlesen


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