EMERGENCY: Medicine and Human Rights Since 1994

21. August 2018 at 11:29

From the first mission to over 9 million patients treated, without discrimination.     Milan, 1994: EMERGENCY, a humanitarian organisation founded to help civilian victims of war and poverty, was born. Since then, we have worked in 18 countries, building hospitals, surgical centres, rehabilitation centres, paediatric centres, first aid posts, […]

Disaster Management and Humanitarian Aid

9. November 2017 at 10:45

What does it mean for a hospital to be ready for disaster? Health systems have learned a few lessons from the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida, but experts say many are currently still not fully prepared to deal with disaster. Disasters — both natural and manmade — are a […]

Health Care Communication in Intercultural Settings – From Challenge to Success (Part 1 of 4)

28. Juni 2017 at 12:47

Welcome and Introduction/ Moderators Gerhard Polak, Going International, Vienna, Austria Gerhard Polak is CEO of the platform GOING INTERNATIONAL health information services. He provides the education and training online database »medicine & health«. He is the responsible editor of the GI-Blog, and the periodical editions of GI-mail. He has built up […]

Obstetrics Unplugged

15. September 2016 at 08:57

7th to 9th October 2016, Herrenberg, Germany. Humanitarian aid workers that are sent on international disaster missions are often confronted with pregnant women and women giving birth. Important decisions regarding the well-being of mother and child have to be made without suitable instruments or any other support. For those aidworkers […]