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UX and Design - Do they have a role to play in health education?

How our design-led product changes lives and has a direct impact in communities where upskilled health workers can apply newly learned knowledge. UX Design Lead at iheed, John Conway answers these questions: How does UX improve the product we ship? How does it help thousands of health workers worldwide get a better educational experience? How can design aid problem-solving? How do we measure the effectiveness of design within an industry such as health and e-learning? Read more

World Family Doctor Day 2019

World Family Doctor Day (FDD) – 19th May - was first declared by WONCA (the World Organization of Family Doctors) in 2010 and it has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. Guest post: Garth Manning, CEO WONCA Read more

Health Education: Digital helps, but we must still learn from real-life scenarios

Finding the balance in health education between digital and reality learning tools. Studies continue to examine digital tools and the role they play in medical education. Read more

Medical Students: Lectures or your phone, which work best?

Not too long ago, well, I’d like to think that it wasn’t too long ago, I was a medical student. As a student, while being distracted by nights out and socializing, I had to find the time to study but also work part time. This was essential for raising funds for university but also pay the very high prices for the very heavy text books that were needed.

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2019: Beware what the festive period could have brought!

Cardiac health over the festive period: acute experiences of anger, anxiety, sadness, and stress around these periods increases the risk of myocardial infarction.

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