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benefits of lifelong learning

Benefits of Lifelong Learning

What do we mean when we talk about Lifelong Learning? If I had to attempt a definition: Lifelong Learning is a voluntary commitment to engage in active training outside the …

Summer 2017 Slovenia

Goodbye summer

Summer is over, time to take stock All good things come to an end, so does my first summer in Slovenia. And what a summer it has been: blue skies, …

remove the stigma attached to diseases

Language without the stigma

Terminology can affect patients Words that stigmatise affect patients, relatives and healthcare workers in their perception of a disease. It can influence the behaviour of an entire society towards an …

medical translations

What is a STEMI in German?

Even though the German doctors talk of EKG instead of ECG, and are proud to see this shortening being used across the Atlantic too, the more modern nomenclature concerning the heart tracing, …