Rare disease day

8. Januar 2020 at 10:50
Rare disease day

29th February 2020, worldwide. Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year, a month known for having a ‘rare’ number of days.. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Building awareness of […]

European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) 2020

30. Dezember 2019 at 09:51

29th to 31st March 2020, Vienna, Austria. The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) is the leading European EP conference and will tackle “Joining forces to overcome arrhythmias” The EHRA congress brings together scientists, healthcare professionals and key opinion leaders involved in the arrhythmia management from all around the world. A […]

Winterkurs Expeditionsmedizin für Alpinärzte 2020

26. November 2019 at 11:36

18. bis 25. April 2020, Herbriggen im Wallis, Schweiz. Um als verantwortliche/-r Arzt oder Ärztin ein Trekking oder eine Expedition kompetent betreuen zu können, sind heute eine ganze Reihe von Qualifikationen notwendig. Neben profunden Kenntnissen in Allgemein-, Notfall- und Reisemedizin gilt dabei das Wissen um höhenbedingte Erkrankungen und deren Therapie als selbstverständlich. Aber was bringt der/die […]

EHFG Hackathon 2019: Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy

11. November 2019 at 14:12

At the premises of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), held from 2-4 October in Bad Hofgastein, the Hackathon on vaccine hesitancy was conducted. Jointly organised with EIT Health, the second EHFG Hackathon call was open to experts from different sectors interested in developing innovative solutions for health-related problems. A […]

World Diabetes Day

31. Oktober 2019 at 15:03

14th November, worldwide. Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This reflects an increase in associated risk factors such as […]

Wilderness Medical Society 2020 Winter Conference

28. Oktober 2019 at 12:36

29th February to 4th March 2020, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA. Sun Valley is where destination skiing was born. In addition to the opportunity to experience some of the best snowshoeing and skiing in the United States, conference highlights include: Up to 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and FAWM core and elective credits. […]

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Competency-Based Approach

30. Oktober 2019 at 10:31

Start: anytime, online course. This course will equip clinicians who frequently prescribe antimicrobials with knowledge and tools to improve their use of these essential medications in daily clinical practice. Through case based examples, the course will highlight how antimicrobial stewardship principles can be applied to common clinical scenarios. We will […]

European Health Forum Gastein Awards First EHLA Award

9. Oktober 2019 at 11:35

This year‘s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), held from 2-4 October in Bad Hofgastein, focused on the topic of “A healthy dose of disruption? Transformative change for health and societal well-being”. Around 600 attendees representing the four pillars of the EHFG – public sector, private sector, science and academia, and […]

Public Health Training in The Netherlands: Meeting the Dutch Social Medicine Residents

8. Oktober 2019 at 09:32

by Lilian van der Ven, MD, Amsterdam UMC In the Netherlands, a physician who has passed the final examinations in medicine can pursue training in an area of medical specialization. There are four types of specialist training: General Practitioner: 3 years; Specialist: 4-6 years; Public Health Specialist: 2.5-4 years and Nursing Home […]

World Food Day: Building a Zero Hunger Generation

4. Oktober 2019 at 08:35

16th October 2019, worldwide. On 16th October millions of people around the world will gather at marathons, exhibitions, concerts and marches to observe World Food Day. Initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) it is one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. […]