Knowledge and attitudes toward child abuse and neglect among medical and dental undergraduate students and interns in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Gopalakrishna V, Basheer B, Alzomaili A, Aldaham A, Abalhassan G, Almuziri H, Alatyan M, AlJofan M, Al-Kaoud R.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a major problem around the world including Saudi Arabia. According to National Family Safety Program registry, most of cases of CAN in Saudi Arabia are detected in hospitals. Hence, healthcare professionals play... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depression and abuse during medical internships in Peruvian hospitals - Vilchez-Cornejo J, Viera-Mor ón RD, Larico-Calla G, Alvarez-Cutipa DC, Sánchez-Vicente JC, Taminche-Canayo R, Carrasco-Farfan CA, Palacios-Zegarra AA, Mendoza-Flores C, Quispe-López P, Toro-Huamanchumo CJ.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of depression and abuse and identify the associated factors in medical interns in Peruvian hospitals. METHODS: We conducted a multicentre, cross-sectional and analytical study during the months of March to May 2016. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Job hunting during the pandemic: Tips for recent graduates
New graduates looking for jobs and internships are navigating a challenging landscape. Here are tips for applying, networking and acing the interview. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Thuc Nhi Nguyen Source Type: news

University of Bristol launches Coronavirus internship fund
Local small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) in Bristol responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic will be able to benefit from fully funded internships, thanks to a new scheme from the University of Bristol. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Business and Enterprise, Current students, Undergraduate, Announcements; Press Release Source Type: news

Meet the Medical Students Becoming Doctors in the Middle of a Pandemic
Everything hit Nick Martin when he picked up the phone. Martin, 26, had expected to start a family medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center this summer, after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). But with a surge of COVID-19 cases expected to hit the state in the coming weeks, the school allowed Martin and his classmates to graduate on March 31, so they could begin working as first-year residents in the UMass hospital system. That’s how Martin found himself on April 8 in a white coat, calling into a coronavirus patient’s room and trying on a new name...
Source: TIME: Health - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Development of manga signboard to raise risk perception and safety attitudes for foreign workers -- extracting factors to raise visibility and comprehension - Shoji T, Takagi M, Lu J.
Recently, several workers from other countries have been engaging in work and practical training at Japanese work sites as Foreign Technical Interns. However, they sometimes meet with accidents at work sites because they do not understand Japanese precauti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Coronavirus causes Disney to end internships early, sending 2,200 of them packing
A Disney internship program is cut short because of the coronavirus, sending college students and recent graduates home with one week's notice. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hugo Mart ín Source Type: news

Coronavirus causes Disney to end internships early, sending 2,200 interns packing
A Disney internship program is cut short because of the coronavirus, sending college students and recent graduates home with one week's notice. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hugo Mart ín Source Type: news

Some Guests At Party With NH Coronavirus Patient To Self-Quarantine
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than 100 people attended a private party with a New Hampshire man who tested positive for the new coronavirus, but only a handful had close enough contact to warrant being quarantined, the state epidemiologist said Wednesday. “The rest of the people at that party are considered low risk and are not asked to self-quarantine, but simply to monitor themselves for symptoms and concerns, and if they develop symptoms, reach out to a health care provider,” Dr. Benjamin Chan said in an interview. Two men have tested positive for the virus in the state. Both live in Grafton County and wor...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus New Hampshire News Source Type: news

American Hip Institute Sports Medicine and Hip Preservation Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship
Drs. Benjamin Domb and Ajay C. Lall at the American Hip Institute (Chicago, IL) invites M2/M3, M3/M4, or M4/R students to apply for a stipend-funded one-year clinical research fellowship starting in June-July of 2020. This is a great opportunity for highly motivated students pursuing an Orthopedic surgery career. This position offers training in clinical research and collaboration with interns, surgical fellows, and attending mentors in the field of orthopedic surgery. You will work closely with 5-7 other members on the research team on a variety of sports medicine, hip preservation, and hip reconstruction projects. Resea...
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - February 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Heatherington Foundation endows public health program
FamilyCare Health and the Heatherington Foundation for Innovation in Education in Health Care gave $6 million to Willamette University to endow its new public health program, according to a story in the Collegian, Willamette University ’s student newspaper. The gift will help fund scholarships, internships, research opportunities and events, as well as a new program director, the story said. The Public Health Ethics, Advocacy and Leadership degree program will draw from other disciplines and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Heatherington Foundation endows public health program
FamilyCare Health and the Heatherington Foundation for Innovation in Education in Health Care gave $6 million to Willamette University to endow its new public health program, according to a story in the Collegian, Willamette University ’s student newspaper. The gift will help fund scholarships, internships, research opportunities and events, as well as a new program director, the story said. The Public Health Ethics, Advocacy and Leadership degree program will draw from other disciplines and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Kenya: Health Ministry Seeks 4,000 Interns to Implement UHC, Improve Services in Counties
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ministry of Health plans to hire 4,000 medical interns to improve service delivery and offer graduates a chance to acquire the requisite practical skills. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: In despair, French hospital interns go on strike
French hospital interns are holding an exceptional, open-ended strike to demand a better future (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Strong Data, Local Relationships: The Future of HIV Care in Tanzania Starts Here
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International ; Lucy Mphuru, Country Director& Project Director, Tohara Plus Project Lucy Mphuru (center left) talks with health workers and clients at an IntraHealth-supported mobile clinic in Shinyanga that provides voluntary male circumcision services. Photo by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth International.November 26, 2019Lucy Mphuru has a big job.Every day, she and her team at IntraHealth International in Tanzania work with frontline health workers and government partners to improve health services in a country of 58 million—1.6 million of whom live...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Leadership and Governance World AIDS Day Health Workforce Systems Source Type: news

What Rural Kansas Child Care and Cafes Say About Shrinking Smart, Rather Than Withering
Features rural Kansas communities that are experiencing a faster than average population decline, but have the qualities of "shrink smart" towns because they remain committed to improving quality of life. To maintain the population they have, small towns must seize opportunities, such as building day-care centers, creating programs that provide internships for students, and opening businesses downtown. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 18, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

How the Ban on Medical Advertising Hurt Women Doctors
This article was published on JSTOR Daily, read the original article here. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia Campbell / JSTOR Daily Tags: Uncategorized health medicine onetime syndication Source Type: news

Beyond internships: experiential learning as a tool for emergency management education - Penta S, Phillips S, Silver A, Barrett E.
This article describes the 100-hour training requirement of an undergraduate degree program at a mid-sized public research university in the nor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

4 Ways to Support Medical Packaging Education
With skilled labor harder than ever to find, it’s everyone’s responsibility to encourage young people to see a medical packaging career as interesting and lucrative. This is the philosophy behind a 30-year relationship between Prent Corporation (Janesville, WI) and University of Wisconsin-Stout (Menomonie, WI). Together they’ve supported hundreds of young professionals entering into packaging, much to the benefit of the students, the school, and the industry as a whole. Prent is a medical packaging thermoform company that strives to bring more talented people into the i...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Lisa Balcerak Tags: Packaging Source Type: news

A national survey of trauma training in psychology internships - Simiola V, Smothers B, Thompson R, Cook JM.
Directors from psychology internship programs across the United States were asked to participate in a survey regarding their sites' provision of services to traumatized populations and didactic and supervisory training offered to interns. All totaled, 259 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New York ’s MTA Ignored Asbestos Dangers for Years
Glaring safety issues involving asbestos exposure within the Metropolitan Transportation Authority extend further than the East New York bus depot in Brooklyn, a report from the agency’s inspector general alleges. Inhaling or ingesting tiny asbestos fibers in the air can lead to serious health conditions later in life, including mesothelioma cancer. The inspector general report, released Monday, shows MTA managers ignored asbestos safety concerns at bus and train facilities across New York City for years. Asbestos-containing materials were found in disrepair in the boiler rooms of at least six MTA depots throughout...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 8, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

We're Missing Something in Health Worker Training
By Casey Bishopp, Communications officer, IntraHealth International Dr. Janet Muriuki addresses a group of attendees at SwitchPoint Shibuya. Photo courtesy of The Global Fund/Shugo Takemi.September 11, 2019The people who attend to us when we’re ill, injured, worried about our health, or scared for the well-being of our loved ones are face-to-face with conflict, end of life, and terminal illness. But are health students adequately prepared to work under such mental stress? According to Health economist and health policy analyst Dr. Akiko Maeda, these issues aren’t properly addressed in schools and in the des...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Mental Health Education & Performance Health Workers Source Type: news

Summer interns take the stage
College students practice communication skills in addition to performing scientific research during their summer at NIEHS (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - September 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

‘Internship and transition’ schemes key to retaining new nurses
Internships and transition to practice programmes are key to improving retention of newly qualified nurses, according to the authors of a research review that claimed nurses would feel “more confident” about the move from student to registered practitioner if such support was enshrined in local and national policy. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 2, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of depression among male medical students and interns in Albaha University, Saudi Arabia - Albajjar MA, Bakarman MA.
BACKGROUND: Depression in medical students and interns appear higher than the general population, with evidence of mental health deterioration over a period of medical training. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence and evaluate the predictors of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Nigeria: Enugu Govt Approves Employment of 102 Resident Doctors
[Premium Times] Determined to ensure adequate human resources for various clinical departments in the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu, the Enugu State Government has approved the immediate employment of 102 resident doctors and intake of 125 interns by the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Health Ministry Provides Interns With Placements
[Namibian] THE health ministry's executive director, Ben Nangombe, says the ministry has placed more than 140 medical and dentistry interns in public hospitals across Namibia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Out With The Old, In With The New
July is almost here, the month that begins the medical year. July 1 is the day the new interns start their rotations at the hospital, perhaps not the best time to be in the hospital if you can avoid it. It ’s also the day my mother died in a local (Carlsbad, CA) nursing facility 10 years ago, after a remarkable, agonizing, exquisite 17 days with no food or fluids where my three adult siblings, other loved ones and I shared the bedside vigil and many fond reminiscences for much longer than we’d ant icipated. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - June 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Karl Steinberg Tags: On My Mind Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Medical Interns Past Compromise
[Addis Fortune] Medical interns are up in arms with working conditions and have launched demonstrations across the country. The interns are complaining of unsafe working environments, unsustainable long hours, low pay and substandard medical facilities that compromise the health of their patients and themselves. As the issue gained national importance, a meeting with Prime Minister Abiy, who talked about progress in the sector, failed to address their concerns, and interns at Black Lion hospital and other hospitals are st (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"Time to talk about it: physician depression and suicide" video/discussion session for interns, residents, and fellows - Nagy C, Schwabe D, Jones W, Brown A, Shupe M, Mancone A, Camillocci J.
INTRODUCTION: Physician wellness has garnered significant recent national attention within graduate medical education (GME). Unfortunately, the resources to proactively address burnout, depression, and suicide are lacking. The "Time to Talk About It: Physi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Interns Spend Most of Their Time in Indirect Patient Care
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Internal medicine residents spend most of their time participating in indirect patient care, according to research published online April 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Krisda H. Chaiyachati, M.D., M.S.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Security Forces Injure Arsi Univ. Medical Interns During Protest
[Addis Standard] Several interns and last year medical students in Arsi University, Assela city, 175 km south east of Addis Abeba, were injured this morning when security forces attempted to forcibly disperse them while demonstrating, a medical student at the university told Addis Standard. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients
Interns spent most of the day on indirect patient care; most of this time was spent working with electronic medical records (EMRs) and multitasking, according to the iCOMPARE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

UC Davis medical residents, fellows unionize with SEIU
Several hundred University of California Davis resident physicians, fellows and interns are unionizing under the Committee of Interns and Residents branch of the Service Employees International Union.   The new union branch said Monday that a majority of its members voted to organize under CIR-SEIU. “We have successfully unionized against a backdrop of ever rising student debt, increased cost of living throughout the Sacramento region, and a health care landscape that continues to evolve,” … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

UC Davis medical residents, fellows unionize with SEIU
Several hundred University of California Davis resident physicians, fellows and interns are unionizing under the Committee of Interns and Residents branch of the Service Employees International Union.   The new union branch said Monday that a majority of its members voted to organize under CIR-SEIU. “We have successfully unionized against a backdrop of ever rising student debt, increased cost of living throughout the Sacramento region, and a health care landscape that continues to evolve,” … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

The Benefits of Yesteryear
(MedPage Today) -- Today's 2-week rotations just aren't long enough for interns and residents (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NYIT Medical Students to Start Clerkships
Students at the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University are starting "clerkships" — rotating internships at various medical facilities in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri and Louisiana. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In Afghanistan, Women Step Up to Fill Need for Frontline Health Workers
By Mare Elston, Technical services manager, USAID Promote: Women in the Economy programFebruary 22, 2019Female clients often want care from female health workers, but they're in short supply.Communities across Afghanistan —especially the dispersed populations in rural areas—have long endured a lack of basic health services due to low numbers of trained health workers and chronic security issues. But this situation is improving.Today, a program to bolster women ’s inclusion in Afghanistan’s mainstream economy is also serving to fill high-priority needs in maternal and infant care, vaccination, skil...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement Human Resources Management Gender Equality Health Workforce Systems Afghanistan Source Type: news

South Africa: Gauteng Intern Doctors to Be Paid By Monday
[News24Wire] The Gauteng Department of Health says it will pay medical interns on Monday - the last batch to be paid after the department failed to pay interns on time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New life science internship program launches to help boost diversity
In the inaugural year of Project Onramp, 50 low-income students will be placed in paid science, engineering, communication, marketing and other internships with local biotech and medical device companies, according to the announcement made Tuesday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Petter Brattstr öm
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters who come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical stud...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 29, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship
TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 -- For internal medicine interns, depressive symptoms increase during internship, with poor faculty feedback and inpatient learning experience associated with increased depressive symptoms, according to a study recently... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and suicide risk in medical internship: a Peruvian multicentric study - Carrasco-Farfan CA, Alvarez-Cutipa D, Vilchez-Cornejo J, Lizana-Medrano M, Durand-Anahua PA, Rengifo-Sanchez JA, Rebatta-Acu ña A, Cubas WS, Arroyo-Hernandez H, Toro-Huamanchumo CJ.
This study aimed to evaluate the association between risk for alcohol abuse and suicide risk in medical interns of Peruvian hospitals. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

5 good reads: Examining two new health care CEOs
Health care is one of Kansas City ’s largest business sectors, and also one of its most dynamic. Interviews with two new CEOs — Dennis Ridenour of BioNexus KC and Stan Holm of Olathe Health System — lead off this week’s list of suggested reads. The stories also spotlight Lily Lieberman, who joined us a couple of months back to cover health care along with the area’s largest tech companies. Lily, a Kansas City girl who returned after college and a couple of high-powered internships, has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

5 good reads: Examining two new health care CEOs
Health care is one of Kansas City ’s largest business sectors, and also one of its most dynamic. Interviews with two new CEOs — Dennis Ridenour of BioNexus KC and Stan Holm of Olathe Health System — lead off this week’s list of suggested reads. The stories also spotlight Lily Lieberman, who joined us a couple of months back to cover health care along with the area’s largest tech companies. Lily, a Kansas City girl who returned after college and a couple of high-powered internships, has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 27, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

South Africa: Medical Interns Set to Speed Up Service Delivery
[SAnews.gov.za] A total of 109 medical interns have joined various health facilities in the North West province for practical training. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chance of depression in new doctors depends on where they train
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from US medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the crucial first year of training -- called internship -- may depend a lot on the nature of the program they enter. The year-long study of 1,276 medical interns in 54 programs finds they were more likely to suffer from depression at certain programs compared with others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Don't Call Me Chief: The Need to Redefine Respect in Nigeria's Medical Community
[Nigeria Health Watch] Recently, while surfing Twitter, I saw a tweet about reforms needed within the Nigerian medical community. These included respecting medical interns (house officers), adopting more casual dressing by medical doctors and a call on consultants to stop the abuse of residents, house officers and medical students. The tweet brought back for me painful memories of how junior doctors and medical students are routinely bullied by senior doctors in Nigeria's medical community.I could not resist responding to (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Emma Persad
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical students...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

UCLA program trains underrepresented college students for public health careers
UCLAThe first cohort in the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program. Elaine Owusu will never forget  the summer between her junior and senior years at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Owusu spent eight weeks in residence on the UCLA campus, where she and more than three dozen peers received an intensive introduction to the field of public health as part of the first cohort of the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program. The program combined education and hands-on training — in Owusu’s case, an internship assisting the director of quality improvement at St. John’s Well Child...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news