American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2019 Conference, May 17 - 22, 2019

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The ATS International Conference is the home of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep professionals, from those in the earliest stages of their careers to those whose research or strides in clinical care has gained them international recognition. Each year, nearly 14,000 of these professionals choose to attend, present, and learn about the latest advances, meet with colleagues from around the world, and strike new collaborations. 

 

The International Conference is also multidisciplinary. Clinicians and researchers in many other fields attend the conference, thereby enriching conversations that lead to insights that ultimately improve patient care. Among the many other specialties represented in sessions at the International Conference are:

Allergy/ImmunologyBehavioral ScienceCardiologyEnvironmental and Occupational HealthInfectious DiseasePediatric Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep

 

Equally important, the ATS International Conference gathers the entire health care team in one place to share ideas across these medical and scientific disciplines. It is the ideal place for registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, respiratory therapists, and hospitalists to discuss their experiences, challenges, and research so that all can learn about the latest advances in understanding pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

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ASM Microbe 2019 Meeting: June 20 - 24, San Francisco, CA

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The American Society for Microbiology is hosting a meeting, ASM Microbe, from June 20 - 24 in San Francisco, CA (USA). 

 

At ASM Microbe you will:

Delve into your scientific interests and specialties with sessions in eight specialty tracks curated just for you.Explore cutting-edge research in the poster and oral presentations.Connect with experts in the microbial sciences. 

 

 

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Third WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices: An Overview

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May 10, 2017 - May 12, 2017: The 3rd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices took place in the Geneva International Conference Center (Switzerland). The Forum was attended by 571 participants from 71 countries. 55% of the participants came from: the government (17%), academia (18 %) and industry (20 %). The other 45% were from NGOs, UN/intergovernmental organizations, professional associations, funding/donor agencies, WHO Collaborating centers as well as independent health professionals and consultants.

 

The following objectives of the forum were achieved:

To define methods of increasing access to priority medical devices under Universal Health Coverage in compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals

 

To share evidence of best practices in regulating, assessment and management of medical devices

 

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