Uganda: Govt Fights Deadly Ebola Outbreak As President Assures It's Under Control
[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has assured the country that an Ebola outbreak is under control and that no restrictions on movement are needed. The country's health officials confirmed cases of a deadly Sudan ebolavirus with six reported deaths out of 31 confirmed cases. Uganda's medical association says some of its members are critically ill and has threatened to join a strike by medical interns over what they say is inadequate personal protective equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Medical Interns At Hospital Go On Strike Amid Ebola Outbreak
[Nile Post] Medical interns at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital have withdrawn their services amidst an ebola outbreak that has claimed 23 lives so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NIEHS trainees build knowledge, win big at virtual poster competitions
<div class="rxbodyfield">Scholars Connect Program trainees, summer interns present research projects in series of virtual poster showcases.</div> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - September 2, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Workload and Extra Responsibilities Affect Interns' Health Workload and Extra Responsibilities Affect Interns' Health
Medical interns in Mexico speak about the pressures they face in rural and urban settings. These pressures cause physical and psychological symptoms, which they feel obliged to minimize.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Mexican Medical Interns Demand Security and Real Training Mexican Medical Interns Demand Security and Real Training
Interns describe their frustration at having to practice in provincial areas without adequate medical supplies. They lack bedrooms and dining rooms and often face violence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Physicians, Learn to 'Self-Round'
(MedPage Today) -- I always think of the beginning of July as the New Year in medicine. It's when medical students become interns, interns become residents, and residents become newly minted attendings. With each change is an increase in responsibility... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 17, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Interns explain their research — in three minutes or less
<div class="rxbodyfield">They participated in the NIEHS &ldquo;Big Picture, Small Talk&rdquo; competition in July.</div> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

The U.S. Physician Shortage Is Only Going to Get Worse. Here Are Potential Solutions
If you’ve recently had to wait longer to see a doctor than you used to, that may not be entirely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. America is experiencing a physician shortage, and it’s only expected to get worse—a concerning situation that could lead to poorer health outcomes for many patients. Data published in 2020 by the Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that the U.S. could see a shortage of 54,100 to 139,000 physicians by 2033. That shortfall is expected to span both primary- and specialty-care fields. “The physician shortage can justly be characterized as a looming public-heal...
Source: TIME: Health - July 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elaine K. Howley Tags: Uncategorized freelance Health Care healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Evidence grows of lockdown harm to the young. But we act as if nothing happened | Martha Gill
Falling educational standards and immature behaviour point to a Covid deficitAt a university reunion recently, my friends and I cornered the dean in charge of pastoral care and tried to make him tell us how much cooler we had been than students these days. We had heard they had no sex, did no drugs, never went out, spent all day in the library and all night applying for internships with accountancy firms. We must have been so difficult to control, we said, in a smug, self-satisfied way. Life must be easier for him now.“Actually, you were all quite sweet,” he said crushingly. It was the new crop of first years that were...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Martha Gill Tags: Children Coronavirus Young people Society Education Mental health Science Source Type: news

Abortion Restrictions May Be Making It Harder for Patients to Get a Cancer and Arthritis Drug
Soon after she started taking the drug methotrexate in February, Jennifer Crow noticed a significant improvement in her inflammatory arthritis pain. Since then, she’s taken the drug weekly. So her stomach dropped on July 1, when she got an automated call from her pharmacy saying her methotrexate refill for the month hadn’t been approved. Crow, who is 48 and lives in Tennessee, was confused by the disruption, until she saw on social media that other people were reporting similar denials. Methotrexate—which in high doses is used as a chemotherapy drug—is sometimes prescribed to induce abortions, compl...
Source: TIME: Health - July 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

When Paying Dues Doesn ’t Pay the Rent, How Does the Theater Survive?
Frank talk about salaries and the end of unpaid internships are positive steps, but the cost may be fewer opportunities to learn the ropes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress symptoms experienced by healthcare workers in Lebanon four months following Beirut's ammonium nitrate explosion: a survey-based study - Bou Sanayeh E, El Chamieh C, Saade MC, Maalouf RG, Bizri M.
BACKGROUND: On August 4, 2020, Lebanon faced one of the deadliest mass casualty explosions the world has witnessed during the twenty-first century. The human and emotional tolls were heavy on attending physicians, clinical fellows, residents, interns, medi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Hospital Interns Spend Only 13.4 Percent of Time in Patient Rooms
MONDAY, June 13, 2022 -- Interns spend only a small proportion of time with hospitalized patients, according to a study published online June 8 in JAMA Network Open. Michael A. Rosen, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Welcome, New Interns, to the Wonderful World of Patient Care
(MedPage Today) -- Once again, it's that time of year. The new interns are starting to trickle onto campus, and they will start their clinical rotations next week. The senior residents have for the most part wrapped up their last outpatient block... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Uganda: MPs Query Expenditure of Intern Doctors' Allowances
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Lawmakers have put the former Executive Director (ED) Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Byarugaba Baterana on the spot over the expenditure of Shs206 million meant for allowances for medical interns and senior health officers during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news