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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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Agriculture: Rooted in Racism

Systemic racism in agriculture is painfully obvious. Why has it taken a new Civil Rights movement to clearly expose the sordid roots and present-day inequalities in food and farming?
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The Foundation to Build Back Better: Education

NEW YORK, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) - To realize the concept of ‘build back better,’ we need a foundation. That foundation is education. This is an incontestable truth.
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Q&A: Sexual Violence Survivors and their Access to Care Should not Be Forgotten

In marking the sixth annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, experts reiterated how crucial it is to keep accessible services to survivors, as they are being affected in complex ways due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Digital health: guardian angel or 'Big Brother'?

Cardiologist Professor Martin Cowie raised an important issue during a session to examine the challenges of the Digital Cardiovascular Health Revolution, held at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019 in Paris.
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Restoring radiology to the 'new normal' after COVID-19

Diagnostic imaging examinations and radiology departments have been essential in the care of the millions of COVID-19 patients. As the virus abates, how should radiology departments return to “normal” operations?
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Is our food system destroying our health?

A new white paper released today by Rodale Institute and The Plantrician Project, leaders in the regenerative agriculture and healthcare system transformation movements, clearly outlines the ways in which the American food system has contributed to epidemic levels of chronic disease and lowered immune systems, and how regenerative organic agriculture could be a solution to improve the health of people and the planet.
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Stanford Medicine study details molecular effects of exercise

Researchers at the School of Medicine have shown how exercise changes the body at a molecular level and have identified blood markers of fitness.
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Why precision medicine won’t transform healthcare – but governance could

Could precision medicine see a resurgence in the post-COVID era? Not without fixing longstanding policy and governance challenges like cross-border data access, ethical technology development, genomic data policies and viability of diagnostics development.
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COVID-19 related podcasts just released from top research fields of the Lancet

The Lancet released new podcasts on all different topics within the scope of the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Johns Hopkins University_COVID-19 - Live map shows spread of the virus

The interactive map of the John Hopkins University shows the live spread of the Coronavirus. Currently, there are worldwide 81.500 infected (Status: 26h February, 12:09 AM, UTC/GMT +0)
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New WHO courses for COVID-19 available

The benefit of these self-paced courses is the learn effect of the identification and the structure of the novel-coronavirus and its issues, supported by a number of widely spoken languages.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. This is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.
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What Covid-19 Is Teaching Us about Inequality and the Sustainability of Our Health Systems

OVID-19 is painfully exposing the existing and persisting health inequalities in our societies. This pandemic will have the heaviest impact on the lives of people living in deprivation or facing difficult socio-economic circumstances.
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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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Charité International AcademyHelix - Forschung & Beratung WiennewTreeSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteAMREF - African Medical and Research FoundationEuropean Public Health Association (EUPHA)AGEM - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnologie und MedizinÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health