In addition to receiving the global honor of becoming one of the leading adventure travel organizations of 2021, IMA continues its legacy of promoting global health initiatives by opening its Summer Healthcare Internships app. International medical aid (IMA), an industry leader in providing a unique service medical internship abroad forRead More →

While public hearings around South Africa’s National Health Insurance (NHI) project have now concluded, there is still a lack of clarity on what exactly the scheme means for the country’s health sector and taxpayers’ pockets. Despite several pledges, the Department of Health has failed to provide clarity or explanation onRead More →

Last week, State Representative Ralph Massullo, a dermatologist, appeared before a public health-related subcommittee at the State House to introduce legislation relating to minors. The chairman of the commission asked Massullo to present his bill. “Thank you Mr. Chairman, Committee. [HB] 817 simply allows physicians to provide emergency care toRead More →

Newswise – Merlene Fredricks, MBBS, MPH, has joined Rutgers School of Public Health’s Department of Urban and Global Public Health as an associate professor and will play a pivotal role in the development and launch of the first all-in-one Master of Public Health. online degree offered by the school. FredricksRead More →

Napo Therapeutics is focused on expanding access to crofelemers in Europe for the treatment of patients with rare diseases – starting with short bowel syndrome (SBS) For SBS, Napo Therapeutics was granted Orphan Drug Designation for crofelemer by the European Medicines Agency, and Jaguar Health was granted Orphan Drug DesignationRead More →

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is urging people to reduce contact and avoid crowded places as we prepare to see sales open after Christmas. The Chief Medical Officer said: “It is important that we all continue to reduce contact and avoid crowded places where possible as we see theRead More →

Regarding the replacement of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr John Lee, Governor Martyn Roper noted in his Speech from the Throne last November that he was “delighted to have supported Cayman in recruiting Dr Autilia Newton , formerly of the UK Health Security Agency’s Overseas Territories “adviser, to temporarily assumeRead More →

EDMONTON- Premier Jason Kenney rejects accusations that he blames the province’s chief medical officer of health for Alberta’s failures in handling the fourth wave of COVID-19. “The buck stops with me,” Kenney said at home in response to questions from the opposition NPD on Wednesday. “I took my responsibilities. OfRead More →

Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer of Health broke down in tears amid a COVID-19 modeling presentation during a teleconference Wednesday. Dr Saqib Shahab cried as he reflected on the overcrowded hospitals and intensive care units across the province. “It’s sad to see what’s going on in our intensive care units andRead More →

Anchorage Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Savitt poses for a portrait after meeting with reporters Thursday, July 29, 2021. (Nat Herz/Alaska Public Media) The Alaska chapter of a national group of pediatricians has written a scathing letter to Dr. Michael Savitt, Chief Medical Officer of Anchorage, criticizing recent statements heRead More →

Saskatchewan Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Saqib Shahab said if the number of COVID-19 cases increases and the pressure on hospitals and intensive care units remains high, he will recommend new health measures . Even if the numbers are currently leveling off, there could be an increase in theRead More →

Ontario’s top public health official has said there needs to be a “review” of the circumstances under which unvaccinated employees at certain workplaces are granted medical exemptions amid evidence indicating a rate of death. exemption hundreds of times higher than it should be. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr KieranRead More →

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. “Inaccurate and unnecessary” was the opinion expressed by Internet users when they reported a local medical assistant in Perlis for posting discriminatory material against HIV-positive patients on TikTok. Videos circulating online show a man identified like Mohd Izham, whoRead More →

Media is reporting what some have called an “absolute humanitarian crisis” at the Rikers Island prison complex near New York. Also: food contamination in Houston markets, recovery from Louisiana hospitals, female genital mutilation, police shooting during a mental health crisis, and more. AP: New York’s Rikers Island prison turns intoRead More →

Ontario’s top public health official has said he has no plans to veto the appointment of the new acting medical officer of health for Haldimand-Norfolk despite public outcry over the Social media posts criticizing the public health measures put in place to control the spread of COVID-19. Dr Matthew StraussRead More →

The appointment of Dr. Meduri, a recognized leader in the field of heart valve disease, should strengthen the credibility of Anteris’ DurAVR ™ aortic replacement valve. Anteris Technologies Ltd (ASX: AVR, OTC: AMEUF, FRA: DDF) has appointed internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, Dr Chris Meduri MD MPH, as Chief Medical OfficerRead More →