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The Kilimanjaro expedition was a success, the participants have safely returned home

The Medical University of Vienna, which belongs to the world’s leading lung transplantation centres, organized an international expedition with the participation of lung transplant patients for the first time. During the tour the Hungarian members of the expedition successfully managed …

Graduation Ceremony at the Institute of Mental Health, Faculty of Health and Public Services

For the first time ever, the graduating students of three different programmes offered at the Institute of Mental Health, Faculty of Health and Public Services – Social Work MSc, Family Studies MSc and Lactation Consulting Specialist Training Course – received …

The medical care background of the 17th FINA World Championships will be provided by 550 professionals

As Dr. Béla Merkely, Head of the Medical Committee of the upcoming sports event explained, the medical care background of the 17th FINA World Championships will be provided by 550 physicians and health care professionals. Dr. Béla Merkely, Vice-Rector for …

Semmelweis Day was celebrated at the university

According to Dr. Ágoston Szél, Rector of Semmelweis University, Semmelweis Day is the largest celebration of our institution, since we pay homage to the memories of Ignaz Semmelweis, the namesake of our university this day. On the basis of the …

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs: One of the preconditions of “passing away well” is having sincere conversations

According to Dr. Katalin Hegedűs, Deputy Director of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences at Semmelweis University, having sincere conversations and open communication are the factors that contribute to “passing away well”. In her recently published book, Dr. Hegedűs compiled her …

The physicians of Semmelweis University, who were volunteering to help patients in Africa, returned to Hungary

Two physicians of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Semmelweis University were members of the volunteer medical team of the African-Hungarian Union in Malawi: Dr. Gábor Polony senior lecturer and Dr. Gábor Forgács resident doctor. The special …

The Dental Training Centre of the Faculty of Dentistry celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Dental Training Centre of the Faculty of Dentistry celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The construction of the building was finished in April 2007 and was equipped with modern educational tools of European standards. Nearly 100 dentists’ chairs and …

Physicians of Semmelweis University are volunteering to help patients in Africa

Two physicians of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Semmelweis University are members of the volunteer medical team of the African-Hungarian Union in Malawi: Dr. Gábor Polony senior lecturer and Dr. Gábor Forgács resident doctor. The special …

An expedition with Hungarian lung transplant patients climbs Kilimanjaro

The Medical University of Vienna, which belongs to the world’s leading lung transplantation centres, organizes an international expedition with the participation of lung transplant patients for the first time. Two Hungarian lung transplant patients will also be members of the …

European continuing professional training about gastroenterology surgery

A postgraduate professional training about gastroenterology surgery was being held in Budapest by European Digestive Surgery (EDS) organized by the 1st Department of Surgery of Semmelweis University. During the three-day event the participants could learn more about gastrointestinal surgery updates …

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