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UK Does Deal With Jamaica to Recruit Nurses
November 28, 2018
The UK's National Health Service plans to establish an "earn, learn, and return" program with Jamaica. Let's take a closer look.

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International Nursing Care Enrollments Skyrocket in Japan
November 21, 2018
With Japan’s graying population causing a labor shortage in the healthcare sector, international student enrollments in nursing care programs are rising at a significant rate: According to a survey by the Japan Association of Training Institutions for Certified Care Workers, international enrollme...

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The EU’s Medicine Academies Call for Post-Brexit Research Exchange
October 31, 2018
With negotiations underway regarding the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, many issues remain up in the air. Unwilling to take any chances, the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) recently released a statement imploring the EU and the UK to secure medical research cooperation.

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France Aims to Address Doctor Deficit
October 24, 2018
With countries all over the world facing a deficit of healthcare professionals, French president Emmanuel Macron has proposed new measures aimed at tackling the problem. Here’s a closer look at government plans to increase the number of doctors, along with how these plans fit into Macron’s plans...

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In The US, The Nurse Shortage Is Getting More Acute
October 10, 2018
The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's take a closer look.

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Dessert And Sweet Soft Drinks Must Be Banned From Schools, Say UK Dentists
October 8, 2018
Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Aren't More UK Student Nurses Graduating?
October 3, 2018
According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.

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Kenyan and Chinese Entities Partner for New Cancer Institute
October 1, 2018
As cooperation between China and Africa continues to grow, now comes news of a new partnership between one of Kenya’s top universities and a Chinese investment firm. Its purpose? To build and run a new cancer institute in Nairobi.

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This College Football Star is also Studying Medicine
October 1, 2018
Medical school is grueling enough on its own. Now imagine juggling it with a uniquely demanding career at the same time. This is exactly what Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has been doing since he was drafted into the National Football League (NFL) in 2014 while a medical student. Here’s a close...

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Are Apprenticeships the Key to the Nursing Shortfall?
September 26, 2018
With the global health workforce shortage predicted to reach catastrophic proportions in the decades ahead, there is a push to find solutions which could help bridge the gap. According to New America’s recently released report, 'Apprenticeship and the Future of Nursing,' apprenticeships may be the...

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December 5, 2018

Exercise. Yoga. Meditation. Time with family and friends. These are just things medical students do to decompress during their notoriously challenging...


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November 28, 2018

The UK's National Health Service plans to establish an "earn, learn, and return" program with Jamaica. Let's take a closer look.


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November 21, 2018

With Japan’s graying population causing a labor shortage in the healthcare sector, international student enrollments in nursing care programs are ri...