Making evidence accessible: Goal 2 of Strategy 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan,Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.Goal 2 ofStrategy to 2020 challenged us to make Cochrane evidence accessible and useful to everybody, everywhere in the world.  Watch the video below to learn about Cochrane ’sknowledge translation activities and the progress we have made toward Goal 2:We are now developing a new strategy for 2021 onwards, and we want to hear from you! The draft ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

HHS: Request for Information: STI National Strategic Plan 2021-2025 Available for Public Comment
Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services seeking comment on the draft Sexually Transmitted Infections National Strategic Plan 2021-2025 (STI Plan). The STI Plan is intended to serve as a roadmap for all stakeholders at all levels to guide the development of policies, initiatives, and actions for STI prevention and control. Comments are due by October 1, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

NSF Requests Information on STEM Education
In coordination with the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC’s) Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the National Science Foundation (NSF) is soliciting input on the implementation of the Federal STEM Education Strategic Plan, Charting a Course For Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education. This Request for Information (RFI) addresses changes in education systems that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Information collected from this solicitation may be used to guide future Federal STEM education resource devel...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 15, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Producing Evidence: Goal 1 of Strategy to 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan,Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.Goal 1 ofStrategy to 2020 gets to the heart of Cochrane ’s work: To produce high-quality, relevant, up-to-date systematic reviews, and other synthesized research evidence to inform health decision making.Watch the video below to learn about how Cochrane has innovated and progressed toward Goal 1 during the past seven years:We are now developing a new ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

NIDCR's Fall 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Fall 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Announces Availability of COVID-19 Research Funding On May 5, NIDCR issued two Notices of Special Interest highlighting the urgent need for research on coronavirus disease 2019. This research may be conducted either via the National Dental PBRN infrastructu...
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 1, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Meeting
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council (NAC) on September 22, 2020. The agenda will include discussions on SAMHSA's Strategic Plan, SAMHSA's response to prevent suicide due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the latest findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).Registration is required to participate. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

PPE Shortage Could Last Years Without Strategic Plan PPE Shortage Could Last Years Without Strategic Plan
' A few weeks ago, we were having a very difficult time getting the sanitary wipes. You just couldn't get them,'said Dr. Bernard Klein.'We actually had to manufacture our own. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Highmark Health unveils 'bold mission' to change health care system
While some hospitals and health care systems are navigating the rough waters surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Highmark Health is doing all that and planning to help reinvent the health care industry with a strategic planning initiative stretching to 2025. Highmark Health provided a sneak peek Thursday of what CEO David Holmberg called a reinvention of the health care system that will focus on the customer and clinician needs and use technology and best practices to improve health. “We’re… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Highmark Health unveils 'bold mission' to change health care system
While some hospitals and health care systems are navigating the rough waters surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Highmark Health is doing all that and planning to help reinvent the health care industry with a strategic planning initiative stretching to 2025. Highmark Health provided a sneak peek Thursday of what CEO David Holmberg called a reinvention of the health care system that will focus on the customer and clinician needs and use technology and best practices to improve health. “We’re… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Strategy to 2020: Years of transformation
Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan,Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.  Watch the video below to see howStrategy to 2020 was developed and change it has ushered in for Cochrane:  We are now developing a new strategy for the period 2021 to 2025, and we want to hear from you!Let ’s collaborate to define Cochrane ’s strategy for the next five years. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s next strategy: Let’s collaborate
Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission.Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and forward to the challenges and opportunities that remain for Cochrane on theCommunity website.We are now developing a new strategy for the period 2021 to 2025, and we want to hear from you. We intend that this new strategy, which will shape the organization ’s prioriti...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

NLM seeks comment on strategic opportunities and changes
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites the public to provide input and help shape the continuing implementation of its strategic plan through 2027 by responding to this Request for Information (RFI). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 11, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM seeks comment on strategic opportunities and challenges
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites the public to provide input and help shape the continuing implementation of its strategic plan through 2027 by responding to this Request for Information (RFI). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 11, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network seeks Network Support Fellow
Contract: Fixed-term, 12 monthsHours: Full time, 37.5 per week (part time considered)Salary:  £31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience)Position Closing: 20 August 2020Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network is seeking a Network Support Fellow. Cochrane is a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by synthesizing research findings to produce the best available evidence on what can work, what might harm a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Better HHS planning needed for national disaster medical system - Rubin R.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) needs better strategic planning to ensure it has enough physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals enrolled in the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), according to a recent report from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The potential impacts of urban and transit planning scenarios for 2031 on car use and active transportation in a metropolitan area - Morency P, Plante C, Dube AS, Goudreau S, Morency C, Bourbonnais PL, Eluru N, T étreault LF, Hatzopoulou M, Iraganaboina NC, Bhowmik T, Smargiassi A.
Land use and transportation scenarios can help evaluate the potential impacts of urban compact or transit-oriented development (TOD). Future scenarios have been based on hypothetical developments or strategic planning but both have rarely been compared. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2020 Second-Quarter Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (July 16, 2020) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for second-quarter 2020. “Our second quarter results reflect the impact of COVID-19 and the enduring strength of our Pharmaceutical business, where we saw continued growth even in this environment,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Thanks to the tireless work of our colleagues around the world and our broad range of capabilities, we continue to successfully navigate the external landscape, and we remain focused on advancing the development of a vaccine to help address this pandemic...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shannan Epps normalizes diversity by being her authentic self
Considered a thought leader and subject matter expert in health care IT and strategic planning, Shannan Epps shares where she thinks that field will go in the Covid-19 era. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Natalie Guevara Source Type: news

Shannan Epps normalizes diversity by being her authentic self
Considered a thought leader and subject matter expert in health care IT and strategic planning, Shannan Epps shares where she thinks that field will go in the Covid-19 era. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Natalie Guevara Source Type: news

A data-driven approach to exploring future land use and transport scenarios: the online What If? Tool - Pettit C, Biermann S, Pelizaro C, Bakelmun A.
In an era of rapid urbanization, there is a need for data-driven tools to guide long-term strategic planning. Online What If? (OWI) is a planning support system (PSS) that helps inform strategic planners about the impact of population growth and other soci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Covid-19 has increased children ’s exposure to traffickers
By Tasneem TayebJun 11 2020 (IPS-Partners) With Covid-19 bringing economic activities across nations to a halt, more and more people are being pushed into poverty. Job losses, business losses and farming losses, leading to economic stress, are pushing many to the fringes of poverty. And as families are being rendered helpless, the worst sufferers are invariably the children. “46 percent children suffer from multidimensional poverty,” suggests a report shared recently by Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). And in the face of the growing economic hardships of the people, triggered by Covid-19, the number is likel...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tasneem Tayeb Tags: Crime & Justice Health Human Rights Human Trafficking 2020 Source Type: news

NIDCR's Summer 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Announces Availability of COVID-19 Research Funding On May 5, NIDCR issued two Notices of Special Interest highlighting the urgent need for research on coronavirus disease 2019. This research may be conducted either via the National Dental PBRN infrastruc...
Source: NIDCR Science News - June 4, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

An allocating method of tsunami evacuation routes and refuges for minimizing expected casualties - Kitamura F, Inazu D, Ikeya T, Okayasu A.
In an event of tsunami inundation, it is usually advised to take the closest refuge with the shortest route. However, a detour which avoids inundation may earn a longer time for safe evacuation than taking the shortest route. Careful and strategic planning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

NIH releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years
With a focus on precision nutrition, the plan reflects the wide range of nutrition research supported across the agency. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 27, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » A Plan for Mental Health Research
This week, the National Institute of Mental Health unveiled its new NIMH Strategic Plan for Research. In this Director ’ s message, Dr. Gordon discusses the advances in knowledge and treatment that got us to where we are today and points to where we want our research to go in the future. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Science News » New NIMH Strategic Plan Paves the Way for Advances in Mental Health Research
The Strategic Plan for Research advances the Institute ’ s mission and helps guide future mental health research efforts. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Video » Message from the Director on the Strategic Plan for Research
Dr. Gordon speaks about the importance of the Strategic Plan for Research for the future of mental health research in the U.S. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Strategic Plan for Research Overview
Learn more about the goals and ambitions of the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

New NIMH Strategic Plan paves the way for advances in mental health research
(NIH/National Institute of Mental Health) The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has released its 2020 Strategic Plan for Research. The new plan provides a framework for advancing research priorities that support the institute's mission: To transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New appointments to Cochrane ’s Governing Board
The Governing Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Howe as Co-Chair and Karen Kelly as a new memberGoverning Board Co-Chair: Tracey HoweCochrane ’s Governing Board has appointed Professor Tracey Howe as its new Co-Chair from 1st September 2020.  She will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Catherine Marshall, and replace Martin Burton, who will be stepping down in August, after serving six years on the Board, three as Co-Chair. Professor Howe is Director of the Cochrane-Campbell Global Ageing Partnership and is based in Glasgow, UK. She was elected as a Governing Board member (Trustee) in July ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Can You Reduce Manufacturing Costs of Drug-Delivery Systems?
Sophisticated devices are being charged with delivering many of today’s novel drug therapies. To ensure patient access to such innovations, pharmaceutical companies and their drug-delivery device partners will need to minimize development and manufacturing costs while still achieving high-quality, advanced solutions. Mike Kobashi has spent nearly 20 years providing Lean and Six Sigma expertise to multiple manufacturing sites, including those making drug-delivery devices. MD+DI asked Kobashi a few questions about whether lean manufacturing principles could impact the cost of manufacturing drug-delivery dev...
Source: MDDI - May 6, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Contract Manufacturing Source Type: news

NIAID strategic plan details COVID-19 research priorities
Urgent public health measures are needed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 23, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Don ’t Feel Bad if Your Kids Are Gaming More Than Ever. In Fact, Why Not Join Them?
I’ve been thinking an awful lot about the 1989 Detroit Pistons over the past few days. Rick Mahorn, the starting power forward, can’t make a goddamn layup. Neither can Dennis Rodman. Isaiah Thomas is missing too many shots. Do I have anyone on my team who can stop Michael Jordan, who over the past four games is averaging 83.5 points per game against a squad once known as “The Bad Boys” because of its nasty defensive disposition? I’m not seeing much Bad in these Boys. Yeah, it would probably be sorry enough if I was consumed by the actual Detroit team that last played an actual NBA game at the...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Video Games Source Type: news

NIAID strategic plan details COVID-19 research priorities
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Urgent public health measures are needed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Scientific research to improve our understanding of the virus and how it causes disease, and to develop strategies to mitigate illness and death, is of paramount importance. A new strategic plan from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases details the institute's plan for accelerating research to diagnose, prevent and treat COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIAID Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research FY2020 – FY2024
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases [National Institutes of Health] (NIAID). Published: 4/22/2020. This 12-page document details the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)'s plan for accelerating research to diagnose, prevent, and treat COVID-19. It builds on current trans-NIAID efforts to better understand SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis, transmission, and mechanisms of protective immunity by expanding resources and activities that support rapid development of biomedical tools to more effectively combat the COVID-19 disease and pandemic. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guid...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Factbox: Layoffs in corporate Australia, New Zealand as coronavirus crisis deepens
The coronavirus outbreak has virtually shut down corporate Australia and New Zealand, forcing companies to throw out their strategic plans and resulting in thousands of layoffs or staff suspensions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

RPS guidance on ethical, professional decision making in the Covid-19 Pandemic
This new ethical decision-making framework aims to support pharmacy professionals faced with making difficult decisions linked to the exceptional impact of Covid-19. It can be used to support colleagues involved in strategic planning, or to help people with their medicines. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2020 First-Quarter Results:
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 14, 2020) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for first-quarter 2020. The Company also announced earlier today that its Board of Directors declared a 6.3% increase in the quarterly dividend rate, from $0.95 per share to $1.01 per share. At the new rate, the indicated dividend on an annual basis is $4.04 per share compared to the previous rate of $3.80 per share. “With Johnson & Johnson’s century-plus history of leading in times of great challenge, we are mobilizing our resources across the Company in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Organovo Says No to Tarveda Merger
Organovo Holdings said it has terminated its merger agreement with Tarveda Therapeutics. The San Diego, CA-based company originally submitted the proposal to merge with Tarveda Therapeutics late last year. Watertown, MA-based Tarveda is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of potent and selective precision oncology medicines, which it refers to as Pentarin miniature drug conjugates. The merger proposal, which would have been an all-stock transaction, was voted down during a recent special meeting of stockholders. If the merger had gone through the combined company would have operated under the ...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

US Plasma Science Strategic Planning Reaches Pivotal Phase
The U.S. plasma science community has achieved a major milestone in its effort to forge a long-term consensus strategic plan, agreeing on a set of priorities that will now be shaped into formal recommendations for the Department of Energy. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - April 7, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: apeterson Source Type: news

Preparing for Ebola, Then Coronavirus
By Katherine Seaton, Editorial OfficerApril 02, 2020Midwife Ester (pictured below, screening a client for COVID-19) is used to waking up every morning and going to work at the Rwamagana Provincial Hospital in Rwanda to care for mothers and babies there. But in the last few weeks, circumstances have changed her daily work routine. Now, she identifies and investigates suspected COVID-19 cases, conducting screenings for everyone who enters the hospital.“I’m not scared of COVID-19,” she says.“I am just happy I am contributing to saving lives.’’ Rwanda declared its first case of corona...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Infectious Diseases Health Workers Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

A Story of Triumphs and Tribulations: Implementing Services for Autism in Bangladesh
Persons with NDDs participating in an art competition organized on the occasion of birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, March 2019. Credit: NDD Protection Trust, BangladeshBy Saima W. HossainDHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 30 2020 (IPS) A few days ago, a friend said to me that my focus on autism, although rather successful, had “sucked out all energy from other critical areas of social need in Bangladesh.” My friend wanted to know if I would be interested in expanding my visibility and successful approach to autism, to other issues that have apparently been left by the wayside due to every...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saima W. Hossain Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Settings  Dental health care personnel can find COVID-19-related information on the CDC’s Division of Oral Health website, which offers guidance and resources for clinics and health care facilities and recommen...
Source: NIDCR Science News - March 27, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Strategic Planning In Biotech During A Pandemic Crisis
Leading an R&D-stage biotech during the COVID pandemic crisis demands deep strategic planning and adaptability around future scenarios. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Source Type: news

Tanzania: Nacopha Develops Strategic Plan to Address Woes
[Daily News] THE National Council of People Living with HIV (NACOPHA) plans to develop a strategic plan that would address challenges facing the patients in the society including stigma and poor attendance to health facilities to receive Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

C-Path to lead engagement on FDA's framework to enhance pediatric medical device ecosystem
(Critical Path Institute (C-Path)) The Critical Path Institute today announced it has been awarded a grant to conduct stakeholder engagement to garner insights, feedback and refinement of the US Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health's (CDRH) proposed framework to enhance the pediatric medical device ecosystem and to develop a strategic plan for implementation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WHO Launches Historic Fundraising Effort to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a first-of-its-kind fundraising drive for companies, philanthropies and individuals to contribute to as it continues to fight the growing coronavirus pandemic. The United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation will manage the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to address the need for money to prepare for and respond to the spread of the coronavirus. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the new fund on Friday. The organization anticipates a need of $675 million through April to address the worldwide outbreak, and said funding needs wi...
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized Brief News Desk Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - CEO Support Officer
Specifications: Part Time (0.6 FTE), 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (Secondment Opportunity Possible)Salary: £50,000 FTE, £30,000 pro rataLocation: Flexible – Remote Working PossibleApplication Closing Date: 29th March 2020This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Support Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  This role will provide high-level support to Cochrane ’s Chief Executive Officer in managing the business of the Senior Management Team (SMT), Central Executive Team (CET) and wider Cochrane organization; and supporting the work of the Gov...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 12, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - CEOO Administrative Assistant
Specifications: Part Time (0.6 FTE), PermanentSalary: £24,500 FTE, 14,700 pro rataLocation: Flexible – Preferably London or FreiburgApplicationClosingDate: 29th March 2020This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as an Administrative Assistant to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Administrative Assistant will provide effective and efficient administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer ’s Office, primarily supporting the Governance and Strategy Unit and the External Affairs and Geographic Groups’ Support Unit.The key areas of this role includ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 12, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS seeks a new Co-ordinating Editor (Co-Ed)
 TheCochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the Central Nervous System (CNS) is looking to appoint a joint Co-Ed to provide leadership of the Group alongsideDr Graziella Filippini who remainsCo-Edof the Group. The Editorial Base of the Group will move from its current base to the organization of the new Co-Ed.The Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS is part of theCochrane Mental Health and Neuroscience Network (MHN). This is an important opportunity to lead and shape the future development of a strategically important area of Cochrane ’s healthcare evidence coverage. The Group portfolio of re...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news