Search Tag: World Health Organization

IT Management


2016 07 Dec

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe will be contributing to the program of eHealth Week in May 2017. The event, which is organised by the Maltese Ministry for Health - as part of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union - the European Commission, and HIMSS-CHIME International will focus on the overarching...Read more

Health Management


2017 09 Nov

How the economic giant is advancing healthcare across the globe   The World Health Organization (WHO) argues China’s private sector ecosystem capabilities have a great deal to offer global healthcare innovation.   Earlier this year at the World Economic Forum, President Xi Jinping delivered a hearty defence of globalisation. To people...Read more

Executive Health Management


2020 31 Jan

The new coronavirus was declared a global emergency (a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – PHEIC) during the second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on 30 January. "The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other...Read more

Executive Health Management


2020 16 Apr

The U.S. is suspending its funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) until it has reviewed the agency’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. This move has been widely criticised both in the U.S. and globally.   You may also like : Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making   During a White House press conference...Read more

ICU Management


2020 23 Apr

Below you can find a summarised overview of online resources with developments, guidelines and recommendations for physicians and medical staff for COVID-19 patients in critical condition (e.g. patients in intensive care), as well as other general resources. ICU Therapy guideline for the treatment of patients with a SARS CoV2 infection Autoren:...Read more

Executive Health Management


2020 24 Apr

24 April marks the start of World Immunization Week. This initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), aimed at promoting the use of vaccines around the world, will last till 30 April. What impact is the COVID-19 pandemic having on immunisation services? How is vaccination viewed across Europe?   You may also like: Where Does COVID-19...Read more

Executive Health Management


2021 20 Oct

Angela Katsapi started an additional position as a Consultant at World Health Organization . In 2019, she founded the Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Quality and Safety in Health Service. She is a healthcare professional with advanced experience in international hospital assessments for quality and patients’ safety standards. She works for international...Read more

Executive Health Management


2022 20 Jan

SPEAKER Cecilia Scarponi Clinical Liaison for EMEA, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Read more

Artificial Intelligence


2022 04 Nov

The World Health Organization, with support from the Qatar Ministry of Health, recently launched the AI powered digital health worker, known as Florence version 2.0, a platform aimed to share a variety of health topics in seven different languages.   Having made its debut at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Qatar, Florence is able...Read more

Health Management


2022 09 Nov

The most important asset for healthcare is healthcare workers. However, this sector faces significant challenges regarding this valuable resource, which have been further exacerbated because of the pandemic. According to the World Health Organization, there will be a  shortfall of 15 million healthcare workers by 2030 . Clearly, the future...Read more

Executive Health Management


2023 18 Sep

In India, health authorities have taken swift action by closing schools, offices, and public transport while implementing extensive testing measures. These efforts are taken in response to the outbreak of the Nipah virus that has killed two people.   It is concerning that this virus, with a mortality rate as high as three out of every four infected...Read more