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This month's edition of GI-Mail offers you a range of courses and congresses covering a variety of topics, ranging from the Water and Sanitation Course and Pancreatic Diseases Course to the 7th European Stroke Conference.

In the section Special of the month, you can find an article about the latest episode of the ‘European Health Union Now’ podcast.

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Water and Sanitation Course –
from Emergency Towards Development 2021

1st to 30th of September 2021, online. 
2nd to 7th of October 2021, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Water and sanitation course – from emergency towards development 2021
The main objective of this course is to train qualified and motivated engineers and scientists who are active (or intending to become active) in the WASH-sector in humanitarian contexts.

The participants should be able, at the end of the course, to plan, implement and monitor water and sanitation emergency programs and design an emergency response in the context of humanitarian operations as well as to better understand the institutional context of humanitarian situations... read more

Pancreatic Diseases Course

8th to 9th October 2021, online. Pancreatic Diseases Course

ESGAR (European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology) and EDS (European Digestive Society) aim to join forces in the organization of a multidisciplinary course on pancreatic diseases.

The participants will learn how diagnosis depends on the structure of the pancreatic lesion, which can be directly visualized on US, CT or MR images and PET. Diagnosis depends also from invasive examinations. The timing of diagnosis has a great influence on possibility of surgical approaces and prognosis... read more

Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Course:
National Deployment and Vaccination Plans

anytime, online.
Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Course: National Deployment and Vaccination Plans
National deployment and vaccination plans for pandemic influenza vaccines represent an important foundation for an effective and efficient pandemic influenza deployment response, which should be reflected in successful vaccination of the target population with no vaccine wastage and optimal operational efficiency. 

Through a series of short video lectures, this course provides a concise and easily accessible overview of planning considerations for countries to develop and update their national deployment and vaccination plans on the use... read more

7th European Stroke Organisation Conference

1st to 3rd Septemeber 2021, online.
7th European Stroke Organisation Conference
ESOC is the leading forum in Europe for advances in research and clinical care of patients with cerebrovascular diseases, as demonstrated by the attendance at ESOC 2019 and with more than 3050 abstracts received in 2020, the joint meeting with WSO, being the largest yet.

This is an important time to be in stroke research. Stroke researchers have made huge progress in preventing and treating acute stroke, and are now making inroads into the many other ways in which vascular disease affects the brain, including dementia... read more

17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

1st to 5th September 2021, online.
17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists
In light of the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on international travel, the WFSA and the CSARIM have taken the decision to move to an entirely virtual World Congress of Anaesthesiologists.

Moving online provides an exciting opportunity to ensure that WCA 2021 is the most accessible gathering of its kind. Without the expense of travel and accommodation we expect to welcome the largest global community of anaesthesia... read more
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Next Generation Cancer Vaccine Development Summit
07th to 09th September 2021, online

8th Annual Congress of the European Society for Translational Medicine
20th to 26th September 2021, online

National Conference on Addiction Disorders East
20th to 22nd August 2021, Baltimore, USA

Monitoring and Evaluation in a dynamic health environment
16th to 27th August 2021, Amsterdam, Netherlands

5-Day Certified Course “Autumn School in Clinical Epidemiology”
13th to 17th September 2021, Tyrol, Austria

Basic Biostatistics
16th to 24th August 2021, Bern, Switzerland


Do we need a Treaty change to reach a true European Health Union?

Podcast: Do we need a Treaty change to reach a true European Health Union?Podcast by: European Health Union Now

The EU is limited in what it can do regarding health under the current Treaty, and the COVID-19 pandemic has starkly revealed the weaknesses in the division of powers and competences between the EU and its Member States. 

In the latest episode of the ‘European Health Union Now’ podcast, 
hosted by the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) for the European Health Union Initiative (EHUI), Dorli Kahr-Gottlieb and Anniek de Ruijter discuss recent calls from EHUI group members for a Treaty change... read more 


World Hepatitis Day 2021

World Hepatitis Day 202128th July 2021, worldwide.

World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2021 the theme is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’.

On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action and raise awareness of hepatitis. With a person dying every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related illness – even in the current COVID-19 crisis – we can’t wait to act on viral hepatitis... read more


Self care Tips for Doctors in a Pandemic
Medic Footprints, Malaysia
Working as a doctor is challenging enough; added with a pandemic, it goes up to a whole new level. Here are some self care tips for doctors in a pandemic, and why self care is ever more important in these troubled times.On top of work stress, there are the travel restrictions and the-ever-changing SOPs to follow in regards to socialising with friends and family. Our usual outlets to release the pressures of work have been taken away from us. It could be detrimental to our physical, emotional and mental health... read more

How To Recover From A Ransomware Attack? 5 Top Tips
healthmanagement, Cyprus
Ransomware attacks against healthcare organisations have jumped about 45% since early November, following an alarming 71% increase in October 2020, making healthcare the number one target of ransomware attacks that month. Fending off these attacks can be incredibly difficult, but it’s not impossible. HealthManagement offers several best practices from IT experts.Ransomware attacks on US healthcare organisations cost an estimated $21 billion in 2020... read more

WHO pledges extensive commitments towards women’s empowerment and health
WHO, Switzerland
The World Health Organization announced multiple commitments to drive change for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in all their diversity at the Generation Equality Forum, held last week in Paris. The WHO commitments focused on ending gender-based violence; advancing reproductive health and rights; and supporting health workers as well as feminist movements and leadership... read more

Improving VR use in healthcare education
healthcare-in-europe, UK
A new report that could help improve how immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are used in healthcare education and training has been published with significant input from the University of Huddersfield. Professor David Peebles, Director of the University’s Centre for Cognition and Neuroscience, and Huddersfield PhD graduate Matthew Pears contributed to the report – ‘Immersive technologies in healthcare training and education:.. read more


Facharzt für Innere Medizin für die stationäre Rehabilitation (m/w/d)*

Facharzt für Innere Medizin für die stationäre Rehabilitation (m/w/d)Die Klinik im Osten Österreichs sucht eine/e FA für Rehabilitationsmedizin. Im innovativen Team mit kollegialer Atmosphäre sind auch ältere Ärzt*innen sehr willkommen. Zudem profitieren Sie von flexiblen Dienstzeitmodellen... weiterlesen 


Facharzt für Radiologie (m/w/d)* 

Das modern aufgestellte Schweizer Krankenhaus verbindet die Facharzt für Radiologie (m/w/d)
Möglichkeiten einer Großklinik mit der guten Anbindung an das lokale Gesundheitsversorgungsnetz. Sie arbeiten in einem sehr kollegialen Team und können Ihre Fachkompetenzen laufend weiter ausbauen... weiterlesen 


Facharzt oder Assistenzarzt für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (m/w/d)* 

Das konfessionelle Haus hat mehr als 300 Betten für die Facharzt oder Assistenzarzt für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (m/w/d) Schwerpunktversorgung. Geboten wird eine sehr gute interdisziplinäre Struktur, bei gut planbaren Arbeitszeiten, mit nur geringer Dienstbelastung... weiterlesen 


Oberarzt für Intensivmedizin (m/w/d)*

Das Schweizer Klinikum hat jährlich über 150.000 ambulante und 20.000 Oberarzt für Intensivmedizin (m/w/d) stationäre Patient*innen. Hier erwarten Sie zeitgemäße Arbeitsbedingungen (80-100%) sowie ein angenehmes Arbeitsumfeld mit modernster Infrastruktur... weiterlesen


Leitender Oberarzt für Orthopädie / Physikalische Medizin und allgemeine Rehabilitation (Sportmedizin) (m/w/d)*

In der modernst ausgestatteten Klinik behandeln Sie in Leitender Oberarzt für Orthopädie / Physikalische Medizin und allgemeine Rehabilitation (Sportmedizin) (m/w/d) erster Linie Sportverletzungen. Das Haus bemüht sich auch um Ihre Gesundheit durch intensives betriebliches Gesundheitsmanagement... weiterlesen 


Chefarzt für Akutpsychosomatik (m/w/d)*

Für die neue Akutstation „Psychosomatik“ suchen wir eine/n Chefärzt*in. Chefarzt für Akutpsychosomatik (m/w/d)Die Klink ist Teil eines bundesweiten Netzes von 8 Kliniken. Ihr Arbeitsplatz ist exzellent ausgestattet, Sie erhalten ein attraktives Dienstgehalt und die Möglichkeit, Privatpatient*innen zu behandeln... weiterlesen


Management - Jobs im medicine & health Bereich

Pflegedienstleitung (m/w/d) 

Als Teil der Klinikleitung sind Sie verantwortlich für mehr als 200 Mitarbeitende im Pflegebereich. Es erwartet Sie ein sicherer Arbeitsplatz in einem renommierten Unternehmen. Der Standort liegt in einer landschaftlich schönen Region mit hohem Freizeitwert. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Referent der Geschäftsführung (m/w/d)*

Das qualitätsorientierte Klinikum bietet Ihnen einen Arbeitsplatz mit einer eigenverantwortlichen Tätigkeit innerhalb eines abwechslungsreichen Arbeitsfeldes. Sie treffen auf ein sehr erfahrenes Team, das ein kollegiales Betriebsklima lebt. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Stv. Pflegedirektor (m/w/d)

Die Klinik im Bundesland Salzburg sucht für die Pflegedirektion eine Stellvertretung. Sie sind für mehr als 500 Mitarbeiter*innen der Pflege und Fachpflege verantwortlich. Es erwartet Sie ein freundlich kollegiales Team, das Haus unterstützt Sie bei der Wohnraumbeschaffung. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Qualitäts- und Risikomanagement (m/w/d)*

Das moderne Klinikum im Land Salzburg sucht Sie als innovativ denkende/n Qualitätsmanager*in und bietet Ihnen einen sicheren Arbeitsplatz mit umfangreichen Sozialleistungen und Zuschüssen. Es erwarten Sie abwechslungsreiche, innovative Aufgabengebiete, die Ihnen eine langfristige Berufsperspektive eröffnen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Anwendungsbetreuer für fachliche HR-Anwendungen (m/w/d)*

Auf Sie wartet eine vielfältige Tätigkeit in einem qualifizierten und hochmotivierten HR-Team. Der Berliner Klinikbetreiber bietet Ihnen hier eine fundierte Einarbeitung sowie ein Prämiensystem bei Personalanwerbung. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

* 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.

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