Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

This year's last edition of GI-Mail presents a wide selection of courses and congresses dealing with occupational health and safety, health care and management, public health and internal medicine.

Furthermore, we would like to draw your attention to our special of the month where you can find interesting information about community-based tuberculosis screening policies in 30 high-burden countries.

Are you interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in Austria, Germany and Switzerland? Are you thinking of advancing your further career? 
Accept the challenge and reach your next career goal. Find our »medicine & health« job-offerings in the jobs & career  section below.

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ISSN: 2312-0827

Occupational health and safety for health workers in the context of COVID-19

anytime, online course. 
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, working conditions for health workers may deteriorate. In addition to the risks of infection with COVID-19, health workers continue to experience other occupational health and safety risks of biological, physical or psychosocial nature. 

Therefore, for the protection of physical and mental health, safety and well-being of health workers, WHO recommends a combination of measures for infection prevention and control, occupational health and safety and psychosocial support... read more

Health Care and Management (DAS HCM): From Research to Implementation

Health Care and Management (DAS HCM): From Research to Implementation8th March 2021 to 11th June 2021, Basel, Switzerland.

The 14-week Diploma of Advanced Studies "Health Care and Management (DAS HCM): From Research to Implementation" course provides international participants with the core competencies to understand and react to health challenges (e.g. health care, child health, etc.) at a world-leading institute in global and public health.

Participants acquire a range of skills and knowledge needed to work as a member of a health management team, particularly in low- and middle-income societies. With a focus on practical application and interactive training, multinational participants benefit from engaging with experts... read more


15th International Conference on Public Health Care (ICPH 2021)

11th to 12th January 2021, online.

15th International Conference on Public Health Care (ICPH 2021)With its high quality, the International Research Conference provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

The 15th International Conference on Public Health Care aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Public Health Care. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Public Health Care... read more

19th European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM)

18th to 20th March 2021, online.
19th European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM)
It is our pleasure and honour to invite you to the 19th European
Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM) held virtually this year.

We will offer the same great opportunity to acquire expert knowledge, learn and share successful experiences and discuss the latest breakthrough in the clinical areas related to internal medicine. The programme will include lectures, poster presentationssymposia, an exhibition and workshops. During the three days, ECIM will bring together physicians, young researchers and leaders in the field of internal medicine... read more
Quick Tips

HSE 360° Summit
4th to 5th February 2021, online

5-Day Certified Course “Winter School in Clinical Epidemiology” 
8th to 12th February 2021, Tyrol, Austria

5th Annual Liquid Biopsies for Precision Oncology Summit 2021
10th to 12th February 2021, online

Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC) - Spring Course
8th March to 11th June 2021, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nephrology 2021 | LIVESTREAM
14th to 19th March 2021, online

8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System
6th to 8th April 2021, Amman, Jordan


Community-based Tuberculosis Screening Policies in the 30 High-burden Countries

by Olivia Biermann
Olivia Biermann
Worldwide, 30 countries account for almost 90% of the global tuberculosis burden. Ending tuberculosis will require early detection of people with TB, and active case-finding is one strategy for doing so. 

In this new study, researchers at the Department of Global Public Health shed light on policies for active case-finding in the 30 high TB burden countries, and the gap between policy and practice. “Given that active case-finding is one strategy for ending tuberculosis, we were curious to find out how the National TB Programme (NTP) managers from the 30 high TB burden countries  thought about the topic, and how active case-finding was anchored in their national TB strategies"... read more

Fake Vaccines, Medicines, and Other Medical Products Can Kill You, Says World Academics Network
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP)
Falsified and substandard medical products – products such as vaccines, medical devices and veterinary products that are ‘fake’ or of poor quality – are an increasing global scourge that threaten life, health and security in significant ways. This is because patients receiving these products not only get ineffective treatment but are also often exposed to serious harm... read more

Coronavirus Could Create a Lockdown Generation in Latin America If Governments Don’t Act
The Conversation
Coronavirus has hit the healthcare systems and societies of the Global South even harder than the rest of the world due to their already weak economies and high debt levels. Latin America is no exception, and has been particularly affected due to very high infection numbers. With more than 7.9 million cases and more than 300,000 deaths, the region has been described as the world’s worst hit region... read more

Creating a Successful Career in Integrative and Functional Medicine
Medic Footprints
Integrative Medicine (IM) can be seen as the umbrella which covers a whole host of other medical disciplines including Lifestyle and Functional Medicine. Popular in the USA, the term originated from the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. It is very popular in America and the rest of Europe, particularly in Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland... read more

Accelerating a Safe and Effective Covid-19 Vaccine
World Health Organization (WHO)
The availability of a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 is well-recognized as an additional tool to contribute to the control of the pandemic. At the same time, the challenges and efforts needed to rapidly develop, evaluate and produce this at scale are enormous. It is vital that we evaluate as many vaccines as possible as we cannot predict how many will turn out to be viable... read more


Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger für die Intensivstation (m/w/d)

Für ein Akutkrankenhaus im Süden von Baden-Württemberg gesucht.
 Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger für die Intensivstation (m/w/d)
In der interdisziplinäre Intensivstation werden jährlich ca. 1.000 PatientInnen behandelt. Sie erhalten eine kompetente, strukturierte Einarbeitung und bekommen die Möglichkeit, geförderte Fort- und Weiterbildungen zu absolvieren... weiterlesen


Pflegerische Leitung Anästhesie (m/w/d)

Pflegerische Leitung Anästhesie (m/w/d)Für ein Akutkrankenhaus im Süden von Baden-Württemberg gesucht.

In der Abteilung für Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin werden ca. 6.000 Anästhesien pro Jahr durchgeführt. Sie profitieren von einer unbefristeten Anstellung in einer sehr schönen Region mit breitem Kulturangebot und hohem Freizeitwert... weiterlesen


Leiter Medizinmanagement (m/w/d)

Leiter Medizinmanagement (m/w/d)Für ein Krankenhaus der Schwerpunktversorgung in der Region Bodensee gesucht.

Das Krankenhaus versorgt 20.000 stationäre PatientInnen pro Jahr. Sie profitieren von einem sehr wertschätzenden und familiären Arbeitsklima sowie großem Handlungsspielraum in Ihrem Aufgabengebiet... weiterlesen


Doctopia Jobs

Oberarzt für Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d)
Es wird das gesamte Spektrum der Viszeralchirurgie durchgeführt mit jährlich ca. 3.500 operativen Eingriffen. Insbesondere sind die Tumorchirurgie und die Minimal Invasive Chirurgie wichtige Schwerpunkte mit hoher Operationsfrequenz. Stellenplan der Klinik für Viszeral-, Tumor- und Kinderchirurgie: 1-10-15. Die Kinderchirurgie ist in die Klinik für Viszeral-, Tumor-, und Kinderchirurgie integriert. Im Jahr werden ca. 1.200 kinderchirurgische Eingriffe durchgeführt, ca. 500 davon ambulant. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.
Facharzt für die Schmerztherapie (m/w/d)
DIe Tätigkeiten in dieser Position umfassen die konventionellen (multimodale Schmerztherapie), interventionellen (endoskopische Facettendenervation, Epiduroskopie, gepulste Radiofrequenztherapie) und operativen (SCS, PNS, Hinterwurzelstimulation, intrathekale Medikamentenpumpe)) Schmerztherapien. In der Position ist eine hevorragende Vereinbarkeit von Privat- und Berufsleben gegeben. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Assistenzarzt für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie (m/w/d)
Die Klinik bildet den orthopädischen Schwerpunkt der SLK-Kliniken und betreibt mit 25 Ärzten 119 Betten. Neben dem zertifizierten Endoprothesenzentrum (EPZmax) und dem regionalen Traumazentrum stellen Wirbelsäulenerkrankungen einen überregionalen Schwerpunkt der Klinik dar. Die komplette operative Versorgung von Wirbelsäulenleiden wird bei uns durch konservativ interventionelle und durch multimodale interdisziplinäre Therapieformen ergänzt. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


Oberarzt Geriatrie (m/w/d)

Für ein modern ausgestattetes Krankenhaus im Süden Berlins  Oberarzt Geriatrie (m/w/d)

In dem akademischen Lehrkrankenhaus werden jährlich ca. 20.000 PatientInnen stationär behandelt. Sie erwartet eine anspruchsvolle, abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit in einem kollegialen Team... weiterlesen


Oberarzt Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (m/w/d)

Für einen Schwerpunktversorger in Sachsen-Anhalt gesucht. Oberarzt Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (m/w/d)

In der Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin werden jährlich ca.1.500 stationäre Behandlungen durchgeführt. Die Klinik bietet Ihnen viel Gestaltungsspielraum zum Aufbau eigenständiger Arbeitsgebiete... weiterlesen


Leitender Oberarzt Anästhesie mit Chefarztvertretung (m/w/d)

Leitender Oberarzt Anästhesie mit Chefarztvertretung (m/w/d)Für ein Akutkrankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern gesucht.

In dem akademischen Lehrkrankenhaus werden pro Jahr mehr als
35.000 PatientInnen versorgt. Sie sind verantwortlich für die Optimierung von Prozessen und Arbeitsabläufen, sowie für die Mitgestaltung der strategischen Entwicklung der Abteilung... weiterlesen


* For MDs applicants 

For your application you will need a German language certificate: level C1 for medical doctors and B2 for nurses as well as for assistants.

Job and Career Offers

Jobs Are you interested in working in the German-speaking region? We offer jobs for medical professionals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For your application you will need a German language certificate: level C1 for medical doctors and B2 for nurses as well as for nursing assistants.

Send us your detailed CV, your letter of motivation and your German  language certificate. We will then contact you with information on  suitable jobs.

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