21/02/2022 Kenya (International Christian Concern) – A Kenyan doctor was abducted on Friday February 18 after Somali al-Shabaab militants stormed Fino Hospital in Lafey, Mandera County. In a statement, the police reported that, “Jackson Kabuu, a doctor in charge, was taken from the homes of hospital staff alongside two otherRead More →

Newswise – MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine has announced the appointment of Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, as Chief Medical Officer of its Medical Group. The Loyola Medicine University Health System includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and MacNeal Hospital. Dr. Ghanayem joined Loyola Medicine in 1995Read More →

Danville, Pa. – Geisinger announced that Narayana Murali, MD, will serve as the new Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger. This leadership position will oversee Geisinger’s strategic plan and operations for medical, cancer, and women’s and children’s institutes across the system. Dr. Murali has served as executive vice president of careRead 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 →

Community members who are “at risk of a severe outcome” are strongly encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine by Dr. Roddy Lochala, chief medical officer of Unity Health-White County Medical Center, as COVID cases -19 increases due to the omicron variant. Lochala said those who recently received a booster shotRead More →

People who don’t want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 feel ‘attacked’ and ‘threatened’, Michelle Ferreri told the Medical Officer of Health on Friday – and although she said she wouldn’t tolerate it, Dr Thomas Piggott was unwavering in urging people to receive the jab. Piggott was Ferreri’s guest in aRead More →

Newswise – LOS ANGELES – Tarina Kang, MD, MHA, has been named chief medical officer of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) located in Glendale, Calif. The post starts immediately. In this role, Kang will oversee patient care coordination, technology implementation, process improvement and regulatory compliance. She will work closely withRead More →

PLEASE NOTE – HEALTH CARE Marguerite-Marie Wilson Minnetonka based health insurance UnitedHealth Group said he promoted Dr Margaret-Mary Wilson from Executive Vice President and Assistant Chief Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer, effective December, to lead the Company’s clinical innovations, with a particular focus on improving health equity. ART HighpointRead More →

Australia’s former deputy chief medical officer, Dr Nick Coatsworth, believes the spread of Omicron and vaccination coverage will enable the world’s population to build immunity against COVID-19. Australia’s former deputy chief medical officer has said the coronavirus pandemic will “end” in 2022. Dr Nick Coatsworth believes the world’s population willRead 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 →

Home ” Cordis appoints new chief medical officer December 9, 2021 Through Sean whooley leave a comment Cardiovascular technology developer Cordis today announced the appointment of Dr George Adams as the new Chief Medical Officer. Cordis, based in Miami Lakes, Fla., Said in a press release that the hiring ofRead More →

Northern Ireland’s chief medical officer has ruled out canceling singing services at the school even as efforts intensify to contain Covid-19. A series of measures are being put in place to protect Northern Ireland from the potential threat posed by the new Omicron variant, Professor Sir Michael McBride said allRead More →

REGION SELECTION RectangleCreated with Sketch. News CHADRON, NE – Officials have confirmed the identities of the three people killed in a plane crash near Chadron on Sunday evening. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 8:37 p.m. CST Photo courtesy of Matthew Bruner CHADRON, NE – Officials have confirmed the identities of theRead More →

… Strategy in line with the post-2020 general elections By Shamindra Ferdinando Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila reiterated that the rebel group within the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna parliamentary group (SLPP) will continue its role regardless of the consequences. Pivithuru chief prosecutor Hela Urumaya (PHU) Gammanpila stressed that their right toRead More →

Public security generalists (PSGs) / emergency physicians are unsworn civilian members of the university police service. This position assists the University Police Department with general public safety and security duties, which include responding to medical emergencies and providing appropriate medical care, security patrols, campus security escorts , writing reports, openingRead More →

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited eligible candidates to apply online for over 1800 doctor vacancies. Interested candidates can register for vacancies from 12 November on the official website opsc.gov.in. The last date for registration is December 13, 2021. The deadline to submit the registered application is DecemberRead 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 →

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) – Dosher Memorial Hospital has announced that Board Certified Family Physician G. Thomas Holland, MD, has been appointed the organization’s Chief Medical Officer. The hospital says Dr Holland will take on this role, where he will work closely with Dosher medical staff leaders and other physicians toRead 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 →

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country, hospitals are inundated with spikes in cases of patients admitted for pre-existing conditions who have gone untreated during the pandemic. “The main concern and what we are really stressed with in our daily practices right now is really the general deconditioning thatRead 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 →

Pharmaceutical company at the commercial stage Therapeutic shield announced Monday that Dr Jose Menoyo is joining his leadership team as vice president and chief medical officer, effective immediately. The AIM-listed company said that prior to joining Shield, Dr Menoyo was head of U.S. medical affairs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-tradedRead More →

The government of Punjab has suspended the medical director and chief medical officer of the Kot Khawaja Saeed government hospital in Lahore after a “false entry” was made of the Covid-19 vaccination of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the hospital, we learned on Friday. The development comes after theRead More →

Dr. Peter Hollmann ’76 MD ’79, Chief Medical Officer of Brown Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, was recently elected President of the American Geriatrics Society. The American Geriatrics Society is a “national, not-for-profit society of geriatric health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality ofRead 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 →

Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Patrick Brennan, Penn Medicine’s chief medical officer, about the vaccine requirement passed for all employees in May. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: A large number of American companies are now requiring their employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Google and Facebook, Adobe and VMware are amongRead More →

Newswise – HACKENSACK, NJ – Friday July 9, 2021 US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Lisa Tank, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Hackensack University Medical Center with the “Hometown Hero” Award for her guidance and leadership with medical staff through the pandemic and for the development of critical COVID-19 patientRead More →