A new study programme Public Health has been accredited
On 24 June 2020, MU’s Faculty of Medicine received accreditation for a new MSC study programme Public Health for 7 years. First students will start their education in this programme probably in the academic year 2021/2022.
Evidence-based healthcare is one of the pillars of the study programme. Students will learn to develop, interpret, and apply systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, and perform assessments according the highest standards of health technology assessment. Experience obtained in the field will also enable graduates to focus on applied epidemiological, biomedical and clinical research, health technology assessment, and evidence-based healthcare (systematic review and clinical practice guidelines). Successful graduates of the submitted program will find employment in organizations of providers of health as well as social services (in common clinical practice, management and research in the Czech Republic and also abroad) in non-profit organizations aimed at promoting public health.
Major European activity in the fight against cancer with the Czech participation
With the end of 2021 approaching, the EU iPAAC Joint Action is also coming to an end. Its main output is an online database of projects, activities and recommendations in various areas of cancer prevention and care, to the development of which the joint workplace of the Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses at the Faculty of Medicine of the Masaryk University and the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic has significantly contributed.
Infomore.cz project wins AMEC Awards 2021
The Infomore.cz website has recently won the AMEC Awards, a global competition for media analysts. The project won in the category focused on effective planning, research and evaluation of communication.
Interactive visualisation of dental care in the Czech Republic
What is the number of graduates in the stomatology study programmes at individual medical faculties? In which regions of the Czech Republic do they work after leaving the school? How many doctor offices are run by one dentist? Are can we compare these data across the faculties? These are the questions that are answered in a new public we application, which summarises results of a comprehensive analysis in a form of interactive visualisations and which was developed by students of the Mathematical Biology study programme.