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Up to Date Medical News and Views from The University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts 

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UMHS Staff Interview: Geneviève Gagne, Senior Associate Director of Canadian Admissions & Operations

Canadian students interested in studying medicine abroad at UMHS should meet Geneviève Gagne, Senior Associate Director of Canadian Admissions and Operations. Geneviève is available to answer all your questions about applying to UMHS. She has upcoming Canada Information Sessions in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa. For our first installment of the UMHS Staff Interview, a new series focusing on university staff members, the UMHS Endeavour spoke with Geneviève about her background, her journey in medical education,

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Health Care Around the World: United Arab Emirates

The Middle Eastern nation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to the thriving metropolises of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, two cities that attract tourists, businessmen and expatriates alike. Most everyone knows how modern the United Arab Emirates has become, but what about its health care? In the latest installment of Health Care Around the World, the UMHS Endeavour looks at health care in the United Arab Emirates. We will explore UAE’s journey from

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How Physician Assistants Help Doctors

The scale of health care in America is rapidly changing, so it is important for students at American and Caribbean medical schools to understand the different types of health professionals besides doctors. One important vocation is physician assistants (often know by the acronym PA). The UMHS Endeavour looks at the ways physician assistants are redefining American health care, based on a report in a national media outlet and other sources. We will look briefly at

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Preparations for Flu Season 2014-2015

The upcoming preparations for flu season 2014-2015 are already underway. Influenza vaccines are now available for public use and doctors and nurses are already giving flu shots. For our first installment of Emerging Infectious Diseases, a new series in the UMHS Endeavour, we’ll look at what doctors and students at American and Caribbean medical schools can expect from the upcoming winter flu season, from vaccines available to which patients should be vaccinated. We will also

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