Search Tag: public health

ICU Management

Lessons from Ebola: Planning for Health Emergencies

2015 21 Jul

The Chicago Ebola Response Network's (CERN) response to the Ebola epidemic in 2014-2015 has provided a roadmap for how a regional public health network can anticipate and manage public health emergencies, according to a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases . CERN — composed of Rush University Medical Center, University of Chicago... Read more

Executive Health Management

Connections between Birth Month and Health

2015 13 Jun

Scientists at Columbia University have developed a computational method that investigates the relationship between birth month and disease risk. The algorithm was used to examine New York City medical databases and it found 55 diseases that correlated with the season of birth. The study determined that people born in May are at lowest risk of disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015)

2015 17 Sep

Join us for the 30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015), to be held September 17-21 in Lisbon, Portugal. This exciting conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in an international forum, enabling the exchange of the latest advances in both science and practice, within... Read more

Executive Health Management

Arab Health 2016

2016 25 Jan

The organisers of the Arab Health Congress are committed to ensuring that all of the scientific conferences presented as part of the event comprise of valuable and up-to-date topics that are relevant to the medical disciplines being addressed. They also aim to make sure that new advances, research and technologies are also highlighted to better inform... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Awareness Days: Are They Really Effective?

2015 21 Apr

According to a peer-reviewed commentary published online in the American Journal of Public Health , health awareness days have not been appropriately scrutinised given the scale at which they have been embraced. Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, Assistant Professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health and Leah Roman, MPH, a public health consultant,... Read more

IMAGING Management

EANM Congress 2015

2015 10 Oct

The EANM 2015 meeting will build on the traditions that are highly appreciated by EANM members and congress attendees, with the introduction of new features and the expansion of some established ones. The plenary lectures will address clinical molecular imaging and nuclear medicine therapy and – within the Molecule to Man track – the search for new... Read more

Executive Health Management

18th European Health Forum Gastein 2015

2015 30 Sep

The EHFG is the leading health policy event in the EU and takes place annually. It provides a major platform for decision-makers in various fields of public health & health care. With its wide-ranging three-day programme, the EHFG offers an unparalleled opportunity to exchange information about a broad spectrum of contemporary health issues.  Read more

Health Management

2015 24 Mar

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia will be the new dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health, effective April 2015. The nationally recognised researcher in health disparities and nicotine addiction in minority populations previously chaired the National Advisory Council for Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a role... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas

2015 03 Mar

A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions of patients who do not have easy access to primary care physicians. Researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health warn that discontinued support for the Teaching... Read more

IT Management

Training Competent Public Health Informaticians

2014 20 Oct

The primary focus of public health is prevention, with a key focus on responding to the health needs of individuals as well as populations. Meanwhile, public health informatics (PHI) is the field in which today’s information revolution meets the specific needs of public health. It is also defined as information, computer science, and technology systematically... Read more