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Executive Health Management

Monkeypox Spreads Around the World

2022 21 May

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in a statement on Friday, they confirmed over 80 cases of monkeypox in 11 countries. The outbreaks are occurring in countries where monkeypox is not endemic, which has raised concern. In Europe, cases have been observed in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Cases have... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vaccines Provide Everyone a Chance to Live a Fulfilling Life

2022 25 Apr

The World Health Organization (WHO) will focus on the theme of ‘Long Life for All’ for World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2022. The goal is to bring people to understand that vaccines let us to pursue our dreams, protect our loved ones, and make it possible for us to live a long & healthy life.   Every April, World Immunization Week brings people fr Read more

Executive Health Management

Optimizing Patient Blood Management: The Role of the Laboratory

2022 20 Jan

SPEAKER Cecilia Scarponi Clinical Liaison for EMEA, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Read more

Executive Health Management

World Patient Safety Day 2021

2021 16 Sep

World Patient Safety Day is an official WHO campaign for all healthcare system stakeholders to unite and improve patient safety globally. The 72nd World Health Assembly (May 2019), representing all 194 WHO member states, established World Patient Safety Day through resolution WHA72.6 to boost patient safety comprehension, increase public engagement... Read more

Executive Health Management

No Country is ‘Out of the Woods' Yet, WHO Cautions about Pandemic

2021 26 May

While overall COVID-19 cases and deaths have fallen worldwide over the past few weeks, the threat from the now 18-month pandemic has not passed and the world remains in a dangerous situation, according to the director-general of the World Health Organization. "No country should assume it is out of the woods, no matter its vaccination rate,"... Read more

IMAGING Management

Seconds save Lives – Clean your Hands!

2021 04 May

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the importance of washing your hands has become extremely important in everyday life. It can save your life and those of others. World Hand Hygiene Day 2021, on 5 May, celebrates the global campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, by promoting the importance and improvement of hand hygiene across the world.   The World... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Essential Diagnostics List from WHO

2021 30 Jan

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its Essential Diagnostics List that for the first time includes WHO-recommended COVID-19 tests, and urged countries to prioritise investments in testing.   You might also like: WHO-led Discussion on COVID-19 Vaccines   WHO has been publishing a yearly essential diagnostics list... Read more

Cardiology Management

2020 13 Nov

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the delivery of health care services by healthcare professionals in areas where distance is a critical factor and where information and communication technologies need to be used for the exchange of information regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The goal of telemedicine was... Read more