Search Tag: public health

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

Executive Health Management

Q&A: Ebola and Health Implications for the EU

2014 16 Oct

The current Ebola outbreak affecting the West Africa region is the worst such outbreak on record. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, calling for a coordinated international response. As of 10 October, there have been more than 8399 reported cases, including 4033 deaths from the disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Forum Gastein Calls for 2014 European Health Award Applications

2014 17 Mar

In advance of the seventeenth European Health Forum Gastein conference, this year themed “Electing Health – the Europe we want!” which will take place in Austria´s Gastein Valley from 1 to 3 October 2014, the International Forum Gastein has announced its annual search for a winner of its European Health Award. The award of €10,000 will be sponsored... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bayer Leading Global Public Health Fight Against Vector-Borne Diseases

2014 13 Jan

Special global web conference “One Health” to address zoonotic disease within the veterinary and public health fields Nearly half of the world’s population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne disease (1). These diseases are transmitted from parasites to animals and humans, and have a significant impact on public health and our... Read more