Launch a Global Medical Career with Manipal’s American University of Antigua, College of Medicine

Medical students can be an efficient contingency workforce, provided their lack of training is suitably addressed. Being capable and ready to respond to COVID-19 like pandemic situation needs crucial emphasis on disaster management and emergency medicine. The world is faced with the reality of the shortage of physicians and healthcare providers due to the challenges posed by the current epidemiological peak. From the larger perspective, it is about how the shortage of physicians worldwide is going to impact the global health scenario. A lack of training renders medical students non-essential to patient care; on the other hand, clinical training is essential to generate future responders against COVID-19. What should be the focus of medical institutions and aspiring medical students?

Manipal’s American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA) is one such renowned institute in the Caribbean that helps students from different corners of the world to fulfill their dreams of

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Victims of disgraced Harley Street dentist call for ‘outrageous’ legal loophole to be closed as they launch battle for compensation

Victims of a disgraced Harley Street dentist who was kicked out of the profession for a catalogue of botched procedures have launched a legal bid for compensation.

Fraser Pearce, 51, was left with a pierced sinus from faulty dental work by Dr Shahram Sahba, while Helen Pitt, 55, had £10,000 of veneers fitted in a negligent attempt to fix a receding gum line.

Dr Sahba, who ran the Lister House Dental Clinic in London’s famous medical district, was struck off last year after his professional regulator found him guilty of more than 400 charges of misconduct, negligence, and dishonesty.

A first attempt by his patients to sue for damages was blocked, as the disgraced dentist had left England and his insurers had no obligation to pay out when their client was not co-operating.


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L.A. Care Commits $5 Million to Help Fund Launch of KGI School of Medicine

Health Plan Grant Supports New Physician Pipeline to Serve Low-Income Communities

L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, announced today that it is committing $5 million to Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) to support the launch of the KGI School of Medicine in Claremont, California. The investment is part of L.A. Care’s Elevating the Safety Net, an initiative to address a looming physician shortage in Los Angeles County.

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The funding will help facilitate the establishment, accreditation, and opening of the KGI School of Medicine. KGI, founded in 1997 and a member of The Claremont Colleges, is a leader in graduate education for biotechnology and healthcare.

“The KGI School of Medicine will serve as a pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net,” said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. “This commitment is an

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BrightTALK Partners with The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare to Launch Global Healthcare Initiative

COVID-19 Leadership Series begins September 29

BrightTALK, the virtual event platform that brings professionals and businesses together to learn and grow, in partnership with The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS, is launching the COVID-19 Leadership Series, a virtual initiative that delivers thought-provoking commentary and insights from a renowned group of global healthcare experts. The series begins on September 29 and will continue through 2021.

The COVID-19 Leadership Series marks the start of a global collaboration between BrightTALK, The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS, which have joined forces to create a virtual event program that fosters conversation throughout the healthcare supply chain and continuum of care, from biotech, biomed, pharma and payers, to government, policy, associations, providers and patients.

The series opener on September 29, “COVID-19’s Role in Federal Policy and the Upcoming Election,” will feature a dynamic discussion between Brian Lane, President and CEO, The Center for Health

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FitGrid App | FitGrid App Launch

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  • The FitGrid Class App is available today, September 28, in the App Store and Google Play.
  • The FitGrid Class App is connected to studios that use MindBody for booking.
  • You can sign up for classes all over the world, and connect with others taking the class through the app.

    Did you ever find yourself (pre-pandemic) in a fitness class with the same people, giving each other a nod of recognition but making no other connection? And maybe now, are you seeing the same people in your Zoom workout class, but you find it’s not really set up for you to interact?

    A new fitness and community platform called the FitGrid Class App—launching Monday, September 28hopes to help you change that.

    FitGrid, available for both iOS and Android, curates live-stream and in-person classes from real fitness studios around the world and allows users to connect

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    110-year-old boxing brand Everlast to launch streaming fitness program

    • Everlast — the company best known for its sport fighting apparel and equipment like boxing gloves and heavy bags — is launching an at-home fitness service in February 2021.
    • While in its nascent stages, the company said its part of a “big push internally to develop more at home fitness and instructional content” and will be available on desktop, mobile, and smart TVs. 
    • The service comes on the heels of the launch of Apple Fitness Plus, the tech giant’s forthcoming exercise platform, as companies rush to keep up with Peloton and capitalize on the at-home fitness boom. 
    • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

    Everlast wants to become synonymous not only with professional fighters duking it out in the ring, but also with bringing streaming fitness programs into American living rooms. 

    The 110-year old company — best known for its sport fighting apparel and equipment like boxing gloves and heavy

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