HHS: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health; Opportunity To Co-Sponsor OASH-Supported Grantee Workshops
Notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grants and Acquisitions Management Division (GAM) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) announcing the opportunity for non-federal public and private sector entities to co-sponsor OASH-supported grants workshops (OASH Grants Workshops). Potential co-sponsors must have a demonstrated interest and experience in building capacity among potential grant applicants and grant recipients and must be willing to participate substantively in the co-sponsored activity. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 21, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

‘ Being inclusive is not only the right thing … it is a strategic necessity ’
“It is safe to state that trade unions – including and in particular UNISON – have had a huge impact on global LGBTI organising,” delegates to UNISON’s annual LGBT+ conference in Edinburgh heard this afternoon. Addressing conference, Dr Julia Ehrt, the executive director of ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) World, said that she was especially proud that her first keynote speech was to an organisation that had been so important in the fight for rights. Yet this came “despite the fact that I have been doing this work for two decades”. So why had such a major speech take...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2022 LGBT 2022 LGBT conference trans rights Source Type: news

Liberia: External Quality Assessment Workshop Opens in Monrovia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) in collaboration with the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) kicked off a five-day training workshop on the effective management of the National External Quality Assessment (EQA) Program for medical laboratories in Liberia in the context of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Advancing nurturing care in humanitarian settings: overview of workshops in Arab countries
Amman/Beirut/Cairo, 17 November 2022 – Today, the Arab Network for Early Childhood, the International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization released a new report entitled “Advancing nurturing care in humanitarian settings: Overview of workshops in Arab countries”. The report shares learnings from a series of workshops held by partners in 2021 to advance commitment to early childhood development (ECD) in the region, and highlights efforts by Iraq, Jordan, Palestine and Syria to ensure nurturing care for children living in crisis settings. The early years of life are critical f...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 17, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

FDA-CDER-CDRH, SNMMI, and MITA Workshop: Quantitative Brain Amyloid PET Imaging - 11/17/2022
This workshop is intended for a diverse group of scientists, responsible for the evaluation of quantitative positron emission tomography (PET) measures of amyloid deposition in the brain in clinical trials and clinical use in patients with suspected or confirmed Alzheimer's disease. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 15, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

South Africa: Over 12 Percent of South African Adults Have Diabetes - Education Is Critical to Achieve Good Outcomes
[The Conversation Africa] Over 12% of adults in South Africa have diabetes. Since 2019, researchers at the University of Pretoria have been working on the Tshwane Insulin Project. The project consists of delivering training workshops on comprehensive diabetes and hypertension management in primary care. The researchers also provide technical assistance to healthcare professionals to improve diabetes care. The Conversation Africa spoke to project manager Dr Patrick Ngassa Piotie about what diabetes is and why it's so difficult to ma (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Combating imposter syndrome
With many people having the feelings or thoughts of imposter syndrome this virtual workshop focuses on the triggers, positive effects, tools and techniques to be able to identify those feelings and act upon them. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 15, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

High Throughput Imaging Characterization of Brain Cell Types & Connectivity
The purpose of this NIH BRAIN Initiative workshop is to discuss unmet needs and emerging imaging approaches to characterizing brain cell types and their connectivity in human and other mammalian brains. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 14, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Change – time to take control
In an ever-changing world understanding how you react to change is an important part of any change transition. This workshop considers how your emotions can directly affect the success of any change programme and how you can use this knowledge to help ensure a smooth transition is achieved. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 14, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The risk of risk assessments: investigating dangerous workshop biases through a socio-technical systems model - Hunt D, Naweed A.
Organisations are required to manage industrial safety by implementing risk treatments to prevent hazardous events. In the absence of objective failure data, risk estimates are generated in facilitated workshops that rely on the judgement of diverse techni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Dentistry ’s Laser Meeting Returns Live to Dallas with New Formats ALD 2023: Lasers for Practice Success
Coral Springs, FL – November 2, 2022 – The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), is hosting its first in-person annual conference and exhibition in over two years. ALD 2023 will take place April 21st-22nd at the Hilton Dallas/Plano/Granite Park. According to ALD executive director, Gail Siminovsky, CAE, “The pen t-up energy is fantastic! Speakers and industry partners are excited to return to our annual meeting and share how dentists and hygienists use lasers and adjunctive products for success in patient care and profitability!” “Lasers make dentistry kinder and gentler,” adds Siminovsky. “At ALD , we’re cha...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 7, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Uganda: Whisper's Hospital Receives Medical Equipment Donation
[Nile Post] St. Jude Electrical and Medical Equipment Workshop staff led by their Director Collins Lubyayi have donated medical equipment worth millions of shillings to Whisper's Magical Children's Hospital in Jinja. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

14th Annual Sentinel Initiative Public Workshop - 11/15/2022
The workshop will be a virtual webinar and will provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss recent achievements and developments as well as engage with the broader community of patients, consumers, and scientific stakeholders. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 2, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Mauritius: Govt to Pursue High-Quality Measles Surveillance to Prevent Any Outbreak
[Government of Mauritius] Government aims to combine high-quality surveillance and public health promotion with a strong childhood immunisation programme to prevent any serious public health emergencies from all vaccine preventable diseases including measles, said the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, this morning, at the opening of a four-day workshop on measles surveillance in Mauritius, held at Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why the U.S. Doesn ’t Have a Nasal Vaccine for COVID-19
The U.S. led the world in quickly developing COVID-19 vaccines—one of the few bright spots in the country’s otherwise criticized response. But while injectable vaccines are effective in protecting people from getting sick with COVID-19, they are less able to block infection. In order to put the pandemic behind us, the world will need a way to stop infections and spread of the virus. That’s where a different type of vaccine, one that works at the places where the virus gets into the body, will likely prove useful. Here, though, the U.S. is losing its edge. In September, India approved a nasal COVID-19 vacc...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news