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Department-Leitung Rhythmologie (m/w/d)
Cardiology in Deutschland
Wir suchen für ein Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus eine/n Departmentleitung Rythmologie (m/w/d)
Anästhesie-Fachgesundheits- und Krankenpfleger (m/w/d)
Nursing in Frankfurt/Main
Für ein modernes Krankenhaus in Frankfurt Main suchen wir zum sofortigen Eintritt Anästhesiepflegekräfte (m/w)
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Mercy Ships: Mansare’s Journey

Four-year-old Mansare had struggled all his short life with a condition known as “bowed legs” which made walking, running and playing with friends impossible. His condition threatened to crush his brave little spirit.
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Study identifies potential test for cannabis impairment

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a noninvasive brain imaging procedure to be an objective and reliable way to identify individuals whose performance has been impaired by THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.
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ECDC: This winter’s flu season epidemic has started – what we know so far and what needs to be done to control it

In the week commencing 13 December the number of flu cases (caused by the influenza virus) detected in the WHO European Region was above what we would normally expect to find in the population for the second week in a row, which indicates the so-called flu season epidemic has started.
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World Bank COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment Tracker

An effort to identify countries in urgent need of financial and operational support for vaccine deployment readiness, and to monitor, track and resolve bottlenecks on the ground.
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Largest ever global study of tuberculosis identifies genetic causes of drug resistance

Using cutting-edge genomic sequencing techniques, researchers at the University of Oxford have identified almost all the genomic variation that gives people resistance to 13 of the most common tuberculosis (TB) drug treatments.
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CDC Launches Two Global Networks, Awards $22 Million to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that it has awarded $22 million to nearly 30 organizations around the world to combat antimicrobial resistance (AR) and other healthcare threats through the establishment of two new networks — the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) and the Global AR Laboratory and Response Network (Global AR Lab & Response Network).
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COVID-19’s Hidden Costs

How the pandemic is disrupting radiation medicine and medical imaging
The use of radiation medicine techniques, such as radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy, are important in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with various health conditions, as well as in saving cancer patients’ lives. However, as seen with COVID-19, a pandemic can interrupt their use in medical facilities around the world.
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WHO and Global Fund warn inequalities block progress towards ending AIDS, TB and malaria

Inequities have been widely acknowledged as barriers to achieving global and national goals and targets in HIV, TB and malaria programs. However, the magnitude and extent of underlying health inequalities have remained poorly documented and understood.
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Three Ways Forward in a Post Covid-19 World

There are three important ways forward in addressing the pandemic and its impacts on health and wellbeing in the years to come.
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Gender-sensitive Workplace Health Promotion: Why It Is Important and How It Can Be Implemented in Practice

Sex and gender are important determinants of health, but we often lack criteria for effective gender-sensitive work place health promotion. A team at the Austrian Health Promotion Fund are working to overcome these challenges. They have developed 17 criteria and a 62-point checklist for workplace health promotion initiatives.
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COVID-19: the worst may be yet to come

As much of western Europe begins to ease countrywide lockdowns, globally the pandemic may still be in its infancy, with more than 160 000 new cases reported each day since June 25. Individual countries count cases differently, so direct comparisons are difficult, but the numbers illustrate a worrying pattern. At a subnational level the picture is nuanced, with local hotspots, but at a country level the picture is clear—the world is facing a worsening multipolar pandemic.
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Medicine shortages in the EU: causes and solutions

Find out why there is a shortage of medicines, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and how Parliament wants to improve the situation
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Coronavirus Makes Inequality a Public Health Issue

“It may seem like a ridiculous idea but the only way to fight the plague is with decency.” – Dr Rieux in Albert Camus’s 1947 novel, The Plague.
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A ‘Cure’ for Ebola but Will it Stop the Outbreak if People Won’t Get Treatment?

While people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are slowly being made aware that scientists have discovered two drugs that are effective in treating Ebola, letting go of the fear and anxiety that has prevailed across the country this year will require more work.
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The Role of Women’s Organisations in Crisis-Settings

To mark World Humanitarian Day, we celebrate the overlooked women leaders who are first responders, unwavering advocates, and powerful change-makers in humanitarian emergencies.

Yet to truly power progress, we can’t stop at celebrating their efforts – we must also push for the support and investment women humanitarians need to continue their vital work.
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CRA shortage is worsening while demand grows – a vicious circle which opens masses of job opportunities

Are you interested in roles like Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and Clinical Trial Assistants (CTAs) and looking for interesting job opportunities and career perspectives?
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Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training.
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Junior hospital doctors

“Junior” doctors: does terminology matter?
David Matthews from the Oxford Health Alliance suggests abandoning the term “junior” to address the low morale of UK “trainee” hospital doctors, aged between 23 and 40 years.
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90–90–90 Treatment for All

An ambitious treatment target to help end the AIDS epidemic
By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status ...
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Incident Management System

To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability,
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability, WHE proposed the development of a series of training packages to build staff competencies, skills and knowledge, to enhance deployment and response capability.
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MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization

California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both ...
What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn?

An Economy for the 99%

It´s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few
New estimates show that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. As growth benefits the richest, the rest of society – especially the poorest – suffers.

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European Virus Archive goes global

EVAg is a network of laboratories including 16 EU member state institutions and 9 non-EU institutions, that represent an extensive range of virological disciplines. EVAg establishes close relationships and collaborations with international organizations involved in public health (WHO, OIE and FAO).
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Establishing a Global Vaccine-Development Fund

As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues, albeit at a much lower level than it reached in the spring, we still lack a vaccine that has been shown to be safe and effective.

Much attention has appropriately been directed at major disease targets such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis, and malaria, for which organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Wellcome Trust are providing considerable financial support. Similar attention has been devoted to the provision of currently licensed pediatric vaccines, which is supported by GAVI (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization).
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