NEWS | EVENTS | JOBS


Welcome to our NEWS & EVENTS page, where we feature news & events from the world of Digital Health, Health Technology, Research & a host of other related topics. We handpick the best, the top and the most useful information from the world of Digital Health/Health Technology and health care in general.
We also feature some selected jobs & events here (which are personally verified by our team).
Our sources provide reliable & accurate content, and our curators take their time to read the information featured here. We believe that you are going to find this page engaging, informative and above all inspiring.
Happy Reading…
Ayinla Daniel
[Chief Editor Care City Blog]

EVENTS

NURSING CAREER SUMMIT | INSTITUTE OF NURSING RESEARCH NIGERIA IN CONJUCTION WITH LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERISTY OF TECHNOLOGY NIGERIA

The modern Nursing career path is one that looks like a difficult complicated maze for the new generation registered nurse. This is due to the rapid advancements that technology has brought into the world of Nursing.

The Nursing Career Summit is multi-dimensional. It is structured in such a way that it serves the most basic needs of nurses who need career direction & guidance while providing them with mentorship relationships…


JOBS

Remote Administrative/Liaison Officer Needed For Congenital Heart Diseases Foundation of Nigeria.

The Congenital Heart Diseases Foundation of Nigeria is looking for an administrative/Liaison officer to work remotely.

Requirements:

  • Preferably a Healthcare Professional with experience working with NGO’s in Nigeria (but persons without healthcare backgrounds who have experience working with Healthcare NGO’s can also apply).
  • He/she would have a personal computer to do the needed work.
  • Basic & intermediary knowledge of the use of Google Docs, Meet, Zoom, Canva and other basic social tools.
  • Should be able to navigate the basics of Microsoft Word tools.
  • Basic & intermediary use of social media.
  • Fluent command of English Language/good communication skills.
    Ability to work independently or as part of a team on multiple tasks in necessary
  • Strong individual initiative, including the ability to manage daily activities and achieve expected results with minimal oversight
  • English language fluency (strong written and verbal skills) required
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills required
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.

Location:
Remote (Preferably in Nigeria, due to need for physical meetings when necessary).

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining hard copy electronic filing system of all project documentations.
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments within the organisation, or with sponsor/partners and ensure appropriate communication, prepare documents for meetings etc.
  • Plan organisation major event e.g World Health Days, Congenital Heart Disease awareness week with members and the team.
  • Contact reputable organization e.g WHF for partnership, collaboration or sponsorship, including international organisations.
  • Send letters ad appropriate and be available for physical meetings when necessary.
  • Find and respond to contact from families of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) warriors who need support for Open Heart Surgery.
  • Receiving and send program leaflet, track shipment, confirm receipt and forward to the relevant person.
  • Work with software developer to keep database of warriors
  • Maintaining an up-to-date contact list for events program, both internal and external contacts.
  • Take minutes at administrative team meetings and ensure that proper record keeping is taking place and maintained.
  • Manage social media pages and ensure website is updated.
  • Planning in-house or off-site activities, like birthday, parties and celebrations.
  • Managing petty cash, reconcile and replenish regularly.
  • Assisting with coordinating procurement (preparing Purchase Request and requesting for quotations) especially Pulse Oximeters for the “Pulse Oximetry For New Born Project.”

Send CV to this mail: chdnigeria@gmail.com or contact this number directly: 08149190907



TOP NEWS ARTICLES

How Difficult Do You Think Getting Antiviral Treatment Is?

Viruses are very tricky. One would think these invincible microorganisms have brains or minds of their own. In treating infectious caused by viruses, scientists have to introduce a bit of twist into the game.


WHO Designates The Year 2021 As The International Year of Health And Health Care Workers

The year 2020, which was designated The Year of The Nurse & Midwife has shown the world how important Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and all other Health and Care workers are. Many have lost their lives in the battle against the virus. It makes much sense if we dedicate a whole year to honour their sacrifice, look for ways to improve work conditions of healthcare workers in developing countries and inspire more people to join the great army.


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Technology And The Toot – Nine Technologies That Will Definitely Shape The Future of Dentistry

The conservative field of Dentistry is also benefitting from the massive technological revolution that is sweeping across the healthcare industry. New and innovative solutions are designed everyday. From intra-oral cameras (cool), to regenerative dentistry. There are novel technologies that promise to give the field of dentistry plenty of colour in the not-too -distant ‘enamel’ future.


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Machine Learning Is Playing A Vital Role In The Understanding Of The Pandemic’s Effects On Mental Health

The applications of Machine Learning knows no boundaries. AI algorithms are being thought how to do a host of things that some decades ago we thought was impossible for machines to do. Can we rely on these smart algorithms? Can we trust them? See how Machine Learning is helping us understand the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of individuals.


Biorithm Is Bringing Innovative Ideas Into The Fast Developing Digital Health Arena of Remote Monitoring

This health-tech start-up based in Singapore is utilizing novel ideas to drive innovation in the delicate and vital aspect of foetal monitoring. Using ECG/EMG technologies, clinicians are able to detect life threatening anomalies that may threaten the health of mother and child.


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Wear A Mask, It Not Only Protects You, But It Protects Others Around You, Says CDC

Wearing of masks has become a compulsory culture imposed on us by the pandemic. It may not be convenient for us, but it is important, a public health safety rule that we all as responsible human beings must obey.


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From The Medical Futurist: Seven Things You Can Expect From A.I In Healthcare

In this article [a series], the Medical Futurist [a great guy], reveals to us a lot of things – truths, about what to expect from Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare Practice. Have a look, I know you will not regret checking it out.



DIGITAL HEALTH

Top Smart Algorithms In Healthcare

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My Limb’s Got A Brain of Its Own

A.I powered robotic limbs – sounds cool right? It’s cool and it’s happening. The future of prosthetics science is here and Artificial Intelligence is giving it bright colours.

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Withings Has Joined The Glorious Race

Withings, a French based medical wearables device manufacturing company has also joined Apple and Fitbits in the novel industry of the manufacturing of medical devices with their new “ScanWatch,” which has already received CE marking for medical devices.

“Developed by cardiologists and sleep experts, Withings says that ScanWatch is the world’s first clinically validated hybrid smartwatch to detect both atrial fibrillation (AFib) and overnight breathing disturbances.”

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WellMind’s Health App Welcomed

The NHS has welcomed WellMind‘s Health app that helps patient managing different degrees of pain into their health applications library.

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This App Helps People Better Understand The Virus

Created by Expert Self Care, the application provides people living in the UK with information about the Corona Virus.

HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

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Robotic Brain Surgeries

This robot that has got no brains; just wires, chips and motors, is going to drill a hole in your skull? If I were you, I would run for my dear life! [Just kidding]. And more on NEOSCOPE! I love NEOSCOPE! Good Health-tech stuffs.

Medical Device Twinning, What Does It Even Mean?

“This increased digitisation and adoption of remote technology has reduced costs, provided us with more time and has allowed us to respond dynamically, being quicker in our decision-making.” This discovery is undoubtedly the most recent discovery in the medical device industry.

Duke University

Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant

Is Duke University School of Nursing trying to replace nurses with their new artificial intelligence powered robot T.R.I.N.A?

HEALTH NEWS

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Time Is Tissue – Mobile Stroke Management Will Save More Lives.

Prompt intervention makes very big difference in the management of stroke. If medical intervention can quickly locate a patient on time, then it is possible to salvage the situation and save a life, preventing further damage/disability from occurring due to time wastage.

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What Type of Face Masks Should We Wear?

There are masks and there are masks. A mask is not just meant to cover your nose or mouth, it’s meant to protect you and others around you. The CDC recommends wearing a particular type of mask.

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Adherence To Medication Is One Silent Problem In Pharmacotherapy – Is There A Possible Solution?

“We don’t see this as a closed system, we see this as an open system, and we see ourselves as a pharmacy that packs these trays and we’ve got a device that manages that tray. You can have the notifications sent to whoever you want, however you want, because it all relies on an SMS system. It can be easily configured to ping off to another system and sends it through.”

Care City Blog stole The 40th Position

On Feedpost’s top 60 nursing blogs & websites, we were able to hold on to the 40th position. Give us a little hug.


HEALTH TECH BUSINESS

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Huge Help For Health – Tech Initiatives In The UK

That’s a whole lot of money there. These six awe provoking health-tech solutions are receiving help from the UK government, as part of a strategy to improve health care delivery of the NHS.

“The funding follows the launch of the government’s R&D Roadmap in July 2020 which detailed plans to make the UK the best place in the world for scientists and researchers to live and work, building on the government’s commitment to increase R&D public spending to £22 billion per year by 2024 to 2025.”

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Two Giants Having Dinner

The biggest megadeal in the US Digital Health industry so far. The merging of Teladoc Health & Livongo. Experts are saying a whole lot about it.


LOCAL NEWS

The Congenital Heart Diseases Foundation of Nigeria Launches, Ready To Contribute Her Own Quota To The World of Cardiac Care In Africa

Innovation knows no boundary. It has no limits. A group of young healthcare professionals have brought their ideas together to create a not-for-profit organization that is driven with the passion to support children [and their parents] who are battling one form of Congenital Heart Disease/Defect.

Africa And A.I: Indigenous Engineers Using The Intelligence of A.I To Combat Air Pollution

There are no boundaries to what A.I can do in the field of healthcare. In Uganda, Engineer Bainomugisha and his team of researchers have come up with A.I driven solutions to help monitor the level of pollution in the air of Kampala.

Another Computer Engineer in South-Africa Tapiwa Chiwewe, is also harnessing the energy of A.I to fight South-Africa’s air pollution problems.

Polio Is Leaving Africa – The World Health Organization To Declare Africa Polio Free!

“A polio-free Africa would leave only 2 countries where polio transmission has never been interrupted: Pakistan and Afghanistan.” Says W.HO. This is a milestone. We hope for better cooperation among major stakeholders in Primary Health Care in African countries to help make this dream a reality – A Polio Free Africa.

Africa & Health Tech

Africa is seeing an impressive increase in Health Tech start-ups. For this increase to be sustained, there are a lot of elements that must be put in place. Should one thank God for the pandemic, that served as a gadfly of some sort to spur us into action – innovating, collaborating & thinking?

Big Data Africa

The data is pretty big. Data is life, like I always say. Everything around us is made up of DATA. We live in a world of data, and that is why it is pertinent that we begin to understand the nature of data, and how it can be used to make life better for all of us.


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