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SIASTOK 2017 – The Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy aims at training teachers to instruct resuscitation in the framework of the curriculum

This year the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy organized its specialized training congress, SIASTOK, for the 8th time. During the congress the current issues of intensive care were raised and lectures were being held about the following topics: the …

The Metabolic Basis of Diseases – a lecture by Sir George Radda

Sir George Radda held a lecture on the metabolic background of diseases and the new opportunities in molecular imaging at the Basic Medical Science Centre. He is a professor of the University of Oxford as well as one of the …

New public-private partnership launched to coordinate European health outcomes research initiative

On 1 February 2017, a public-private consortium was launched to facilitate the transition towards outcomes-focused healthcare systems across Europe. A wealth of emerging data from evolving data sources provides an opportunity for healthcare systems to measure outcomes that matter to …

International conference about hospital hygiene organized by the Semmelweis Foundation

The Semmelweis Foundation located in Vienna has organized its international conference entitled Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety for the second time on March 7-8, 2017 in Budapest. During the opening ceremony of the 2-day conference among others Dr. …

Semmelweis University was represented at the ICIEP 2017 International Educational Forum and Fair

Semmelweis University had the opportunity to introduce its foreign language training programmes at the ICIEP 2017 International Educational Forum and Fair organized between February 17-20, 2017 in Moscow and in St. Petersburg. Besides the more than 10 Hungarian universities, Tempus …

The Medic Orchestra will hold a charity concert for the benefit of the 1st Department of Paediatrics

The Medic Orchestra of Semmelweis University will hold a charity concert at the Liszt Academy, which will be a premiere in this respect. With the aim of creating a tradition with this event, the entire revenue will be offered for …

The first phase of the Korányi project has been finished at Semmelweis University

The first phase of the Korányi project has been finished at Semmelweis University. In the framework of the investment sponsored by the European Union with more than 8 billion HUF, patient care has already been started at the Central Patient …

“Weekdays have real sense only together with holidays” – Christmas celebration at Semmelweis University

A Christmas celebration was held for all the employees of Semmelweis University at the Main Hall of the Rector’s Building. In his opening speech Dr. Ágoston Szél, Rector, spoke about the special role of Christmas compared to average weekdays. Dr. …

The holiday season postcards of Semmelweis University are available on the university website

Similarly to the past four years, the Directorate of Communication and Event Management has prepared unique, electronic postcards that can be downloaded from the website of Semmelweis University. This year there are three holiday season postcards available in English, and …

“Better health and stronger WHO” – Dr. Miklós Szócska, candidate for the WHO Director-General position, presented his programme at Semmelweis University

Dr. Miklós Szócska, vice-dean of the Faculty of Health and Public Services and director of the Health Services Management Training Centre has recently been nominated by the Hungarian Government for the position of WHO Director-General. Altogether there are six candidates …

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