By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 334 medical aid shipments requested in 36 U.S. states and territories and 11 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 2.3 million defined daily doses of medicationincluding PPE, Covid-19 therapies, diabetes drugs and cancer treatments. Today, four pallets ofRead More →

(PORTLAND, OR) March 22, 2022 – As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to cause mass migration, loss of life and destruction, Medical Teams International is expanding its response to provide needed medical supplies and care to refugees passing through Moldova and the wounded and sick in Ukraine. The globalRead More →

The Montreal Children’s Hospital says it is preparing to receive young Ukrainian patients in need of medical care. According to spokeswoman Christine Bouthillier, the hospital is focusing preparations on its oncology department, as some children fleeing the war may be living with previous cancer diagnoses. “At this time, the detailsRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 288 shipments containing 64 tons of medical aid requested in the United States and 13 countries around the worldincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 6.5 million defined daily doses of medicationincluding Covid-19 therapies, diabetes drugs and cancer treatments. ShipmentsRead More →

AMSTERDAM/BARCELONA/NEW YORK, April 24, 2019—the the war in Yemen is preventing women and children from receiving life-saving medical care in time, contributing to a growing number of deaths, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said in a report today, Complicated delivery. Pregnant women, newborns and children, amongRead More →

Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda, Marketing Director An experienced healthcare executive and wound care expert provide proven expertise and guidance on the use of near-infrared imaging technology. Snapshot technology is truly revolutionary and will have an indelible impact on the practice of wound care. — Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda CALGARY, AB, CANADA, MarchRead More →

It’s time to accept the undeniable reality: disruptions to medical care caused by COVID-19 have created life-threatening complications for patients across the United States. Overcrowded and understaffed hospitals; postponement of routine care; as well as disruptions in preventative services such as cancer screenings and cardiac procedures have left our country’sRead More →

Coherus BioSciences, Inc. – Dr. Dias is a biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry executive with more than 20 years of global experience launching oncology products – REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coherus BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: “CHRS”, “the Company”, “Coherus”) today announced that Rosh Dias, MD, MRCP, hasRead More →

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 →

Traditionally, medical aid schemes apply fee increases from January 1 each year. However, the past two years have seen new trends emerge due to the Covid-19 pandemic, says Lee Callakoppen, senior director of Bonitas Medical Fund. These include postponing increases, dipping into reserves to reduce increases and announcing delayed increasesRead More →

Two women linked to the University of Minnesota are helping lead and coordinate the humanitarian response in Poland. MINNEAPOLIS — Even those on the front lines of the humanitarian crisis on the Ukraine-Poland border struggle to describe what is happening on a daily basis. “It’s unfathomable,” said Alexandra Sakurats, whoRead More →

A Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from investigating parents who seek gender-affirming medical care for their transgender children. Last month, Governor Greg Abbott signed an order directing the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and other state agencies to investigate, calling the treatment “child abuse.” District JudgeRead More →

The fight over transgender issues, fought on several fronts in recent years, has increasingly focused on medical treatment for children. Major medical groups – as well as transgender advocates – support what is known as gender-affirming care, which involves supporting a child’s gender identity and social transition, often through clothesRead More →

By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 340 medical aid shipments requested in 31 U.S. states and territories and 17 countries worldwideIncluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 17.9 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding Covid-19 therapies, diabetes medications, cancer treatments, as well as 30 tons ofRead More →

International humanitarian organization MOAS has launched a fundraising campaign for a new program to provide emergency mobile medical care to war-affected civilians. MOAS will deploy mobile medical units, ambulances and pharmaceutical aid, to respond quickly to health emergencies. We also have the expertise and experience to provide medical evacuations, asRead More →

Photo credit: United Hatzalah Miri playing with a young Ukrainian refugee. By Miri Shvimmer The first night I arrived here (last Thursday), along with 40 other EMS staff, I looked around one of the refugee centers where I was stationed to see who needed help. I found a woman sittingRead More →

Dr. Ryan Egeland [Image courtesy of Egeland] Dr. Ryan Egeland – who served as Cardiovascular Systems’ chief medical officer until earlier this month – has joined the Big Sky Biomedical incubator as chief executive. “Big Sky Biomedical was founded to enhance innovation and early-stage development in some of the fastestRead More →

The New York Police Department partners with the Russian American Officers Association (RAOA) to gather medical supplies for the people of Ukraine in the midst of the Russian invasion of the country, said Friday the president of the association. RAOA and the non-profit organization it works with are collecting ibuprofen,Read More →

RAOA and the non-profit organization it works with are collecting ibuprofen, aspirin, gauze and first aid kits, said Ukrainian officer and RAOA vice-president Stanislav Zubyk . A complete list Desired supplies also include bandages, acetaminophen, and tourniquets. Collection boxes will be placed in all 77 patrol areas, according to NYPDRead More →

LANSDALE, PA — Jefferson Lansdale Hospital has named Jonathan Sternlieb its new chief medical officer. Sternlieb, who was concurrently named associate chief medical officer of Jefferson Abington Hospital, has served as associate director of medical information for Jefferson Health since 2014. “Dr. Sternlieb brings medical acumen, broad institutional knowledge, technicalRead 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 →

By Lara Cooper Direct Relief today announced that it commit $500,000 to support health efforts in Ukraine and neighboring countries absorb refugees fleeing violence and disruption. The organization is also in communication with regional organizations to coordinate medical support to refugee communities. Emergency health kits and medical backpacks for triageRead More →

In a recent Q&A session, Moh’d AlFar, Senior Director of Business Development, explained how LG Electronics Medical Device Business Solutions is committed to delivering cutting-edge healthcare technologies to help facilities make in the face of this change and to accelerate the deployment of quality care. What are your technologies inRead More →

Every month, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sees hundreds of sick children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the MSF-supported pediatric ward at the Herat regional hospital and the inpatient therapeutic feeding center (ITFC) managed by MSF. the next door. Many are severely malnourished and fighting for their lives.Read More →

BOSTON, Feb. 23. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Decision Point Healthcare Solutions (“Decision Point”), an innovator in providing engagement management solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced that Medical Mutual has achieved an average rating of of 5 stars for member satisfaction and experience across all of its Medicare contracts.Read More →

Point of Decision Healthcare Solutions BOSTON, Feb. 23. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Decision Point Healthcare Solutions (“Decision Point”), an innovator in providing engagement management solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced that Medical Mutual has achieved an average rating of of 5 stars for member satisfaction and experience acrossRead More →

Every month, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sees hundreds of sick children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the MSF-supported pediatric ward at the Herat regional hospital and the inpatient therapeutic feeding center (ITFC) managed by MSF. the next door. Many are severely malnourished and fighting for their lives.Read More →

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 →

Audio released last month revealed how 23-year-old Ta’Neasha Chappell pleaded with prison staff to seek medical assistance for nearly 16 hours before dying in July 2021. In recordings provided by Chappell’s family attorney, Sam Aguiar, staff at the Jackson County, Indiana jail can be heard growing irritated by Chappell’s pleasRead 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 →

The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved $863.6 million to continue the government’s medical assistance program. According to Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony, the allocation has increased by $399 million from last year. He explained that while 1,538 people have received government medical assistance, that number is expected to increaseRead More →

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) publishes a updated version of its Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes each January. The document is updated by the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee (PPC), which reviews recent research and consults with subject matter experts. The goal is to provide healthcare professionals, researchers, insurers, peopleRead More →

Advancement in the corporate sector, especially in the financial sector due to the creation of fintech applications, has changed the business landscape. Older and more established organizations are now looking for new and more advanced ways of doing business. The fintech industry produces annual revenues of billions of dollars, andRead More →

online medical help BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKIZIMBABWE will soon adopt an electronic medical assistance card after local private health players have expressed their willingness to adopt the electronic system, which will ensure instant payment for medical assistance companies. For years, private health practitioners and medical aid companies have been at oddsRead 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 →

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 →