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Executive Health Management

Novel Coronavirus: New Name, New Cases

2020 12 Feb

On 11 February, the World Health Organization (WHO) named the novel coronavirus, previously referred to as 2019-nCoV , COVID-19, which stands for ‘coronavirus disease 2019.’ The organisation underlined that it was careful to find a name without stigma, ie one that “did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, or an individual or... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. President of the European Nurse Directors Association explains why it is so important to global health. World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner... Read more

Health Management

RAD-AID International and Global Health Radiology

2017 07 May

RAD-AID is a non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote radiology in global health with emphasis on sustainability through education.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3-4 billion people are at risk for widespread loss and death that could be treated or avoided if radiology was available. Additionally,... Read more