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Challenges for International Medical Graduates in the US Graduate Medical Education and Health Care System Environment: A Narrative Review

International medical graduates (IMGs), defined as individuals who received their primary medical degree from a medical school outside the United States and Canada [1], have become a vital portion of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) collective and the US health care system (HCS) and scientific research workforce [2]. They represent a quarter of all training […]

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International Health Care

Assessing the Shift in Global Health Care Equity Following the Peaks in the Devastation From COVID-19

Pharmacy Times interviewed Daniel Gagnon, VP of Global UPS Healthcare, on a vaccine equity panel discussion at the UPS Impact Summit in Atlanta, which was held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Alana Hippensteele: Hi, I’m Alana Hippensteele with Pharmacy Times. Joining me is Daniel Gagnon, VP of Global UPS Healthcare, who […]

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International Health Care

Charleston area high school students win 1st place in international health care competition | Health

SUMMERVILLE — Three high school students won first place in an international health care competition after hosting an array of public events for Ashley Ridge High School, including blood and bone marrow drives and raising awareness to decrease deaths from drunken driving and opioid misuse.  It was the school’s second winning finish in the competition […]

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International Health Care

Why safe abortion is critical health care and a human right

No one should be forced to carry a pregnancy to term against their will. The ruling from the United States Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade strips millions of people of the right to control their bodies and to make the decisions that shape their lives, families and futures. The toll of this […]

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Justice Department Charges Dozens for $1.2 Billion in Health Care Fraud | OPA

The Department of Justice today announced criminal charges against 36 defendants in 13 federal districts across the United States for more than $1.2 billion in alleged fraudulent telemedicine, cardiovascular and cancer genetic testing, and durable medical equipment (DME) schemes. The nationwide coordinated law enforcement action includes criminal charges against a telemedicine company executive, owners and […]

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International Health Care

Charleston high school students win 1st place in international health care competition | Health

SUMMERVILLE — Three high school students won first place in an international health care competition after hosting an array of public events for Ashley Ridge High School, including blood and bone marrow drives and raising awareness to decrease deaths from drunken driving and opioid misuse.  It was the school’s second winning finish in the competition […]

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International Health Care

Salisbury VA Health Care System Doctor Awarded for International Work | Local News

FROM STAFF REPORTS SALISBURY— Dr. Bob Erdin, an orthopedic surgeon at Charlotte VA Health Care Center, recently was awarded the 17th annual Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) Golden Apple Award for his work with Tanzanian medical residents. He shares knowledge and surgical techniques with medical residents and believes in a hands-on approach to learning. He watches […]

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International Health Care

Mental-Health Care Shortage Is Being Treated With Outdated Ratios

It is hard to read the news these days without hearing that many people in need of mental-health care aren’t getting it. Consideration of suicide shot up during the pandemic; opioid deaths soared 30%; the Surgeon General has warned of a youth mental-health crisis. “I talk to two-to-five CEOs of member agencies every week, and […]

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International Health Care

The gender pay gap in the health and care sector a global analysis in the time of COVID-19 – World

Attachments Women in the health and care sector earn 24 percent less than men The most comprehensive global analysis of gender pay inequalities in the health and care sector finds that women face a larger gender pay gap than other economic sectors. GENEVA – Women in the health and care sector face a larger gender […]

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International Health Care

Unrelenting violence: Violence Against Health Care in Conflict 2021 – Afghanistan

Attachments Executive Summary In 2021, amid an ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition documented 1335 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in 49 countries and territories in conflict. This report includes chapters of the 14 most affected countries and territories. This overall number is similar to those of […]

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