Assistenzarzt für Gefäßchirurgie und Endovaskuläre Chirurgie (m/w/d)
Anästhesietechnische Assistenten (m/w/d) oder Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger (m/w/d)
Koordinator für den Anästhesie- und OP-Pflegedienst - ATA/OTA (m/w/d)
World Health Summit with new Leadership
As of May 15, the new Managing Director of the WHS Foundation GmbH and thus the World Health Summit will be the strategy expert and media manager Carsten Schicker. Schicker succeeds Dr. Jörg Heldmann, who is leaving the World Health Summit at his own request after 10 years.
Lifesaving solution dramatically reduces severe bleeding after childbirth
A trial of a set of interventions to manage postpartum haemorrhage, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a 60% reduction in heavy bleeding.
How no-contact boxing may help combat Parkinson's disease
The sport of boxing has been referred to as the “sweet science.” No-contact boxing has become a popular form of exercise for people with mild Parkinson’s disease.
WHO declares end to COVID-19’s emergency phase
The pandemic has been on a “downward trend”, but the risk of new variants remains, says WHO director-general.
Hepatitis B Vaccination of Adults
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends hepatitis B (HepB) vaccination among all adults aged 19–59 years and adults > 60 years with risk factors for hepatitis B or without identified risk factors but seeking protection.
Stanford Medicine scientists transform cancer cells into weapons against cancer
Researchers found that when they turned cancer cells into immune cells, they were able to teach other immune cells how to attack cancer.
Medical Studies Online: Is it Possible to Complete Graduation Online? Medicine Courses Options
The advancement in technology has enabled us to study anything, anytime and anywhere. The medical field is no exception to this trend.
'Optimal' sleep linked with 74% lower cardiovascular risk
According to the American Sleep Association, 50–70 million adults in the United States have a sleep disorder. Of these, 25 million have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is when the muscle in the back of the throat relaxes too much to allow regular breathing.
Potentially Deadly Bacteria Detected in U.S. Soil for First Time
The bacteria, Burkholderia pseudomallei, was found along the Gulf Coast region of Southern Mississippi. Previously, it had been detected in parts of Asia and Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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?
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).
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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