Healthcare Gazette

PONSIST offers the world of Healthcare an array of articles that address thought provoking topics concerning their profession Articles feature in-house writers and guest authors

Treating COVID-19: How Science is Tackling the Deadly Pandemic

Jannis Delaan - September 20, 2021

There's still a lot to learn about treating Covid-19 and because there's a vast amount of scientific output on a daily bases, we have summarised several Covid-19 treatment options. Our preliminary findings are based on researching current publications for our readers.

Covid-19 effects on Mental Health of Medical Professionals

Dr. Muhammad Arsalan Sharif - September 01, 2021

Mental health remains one of the bigger elephants in the medical professional room. Dr. Sharif, a young and eager Urology resident from Pakistan, shares his painful experience during the Covid-19 pandemic. He describes the unsettling stress factors of working in Healthcare that result in serious mental health concerns.

Thai equivalent of the Family Doctor is non existent

Peter B. Dunki Jacobs MD, PhD - July 03, 2020

An interesting story on how foreign doctors are positively impacting the Healthcare system in Thailand seen through the eyes of a retired Surgical Specialist and consultant Quality of Care and Innovation.

Essential Knowledge for Healthcare Workers on Respirator Masks

Alinda Jansen - March 12, 2020

During the Covid-19 outbreak it is crucial for Healthcare Workers to stay safe. Prevent these commonly made mistakes when using Respirator Masks and optimise your protection gear.

Prevalence of back pain in UAE residents tops 60%, says expert

Jannis Delaan - January 23, 2020

Leading professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery has highlighted lower back pain in the region as the number one condition of disability. Globally, statistics have revealed 90% of people will suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime, with 60% continuing to experience the symptoms a year later.

Little Hero

Chantal Bout - January 03, 2020

There's a big blank when it comes to the medication you prescribe your patients and you are probably not aware of it. Interesting read about a little hero that could be your best friend.

Challenging the Surgical Status Quo

Jeffrey de Jong - November 26, 2019

Standard closing measures of the fascia after a laparoscopic procedure carries risks. This surgeon challenged the status quo and came up a safer way without impacting your procedure. He shares his journey with you.

Story of a headache

Claire Bullimore - November 19, 2019

Instead of being defeated by a large Intraventricular Meningioma this amazing young lady went on a mission to support others facing a brain tumour. An truly inspiring journey.

Tropical Healthcare

Tommie Niessen - November 06, 2019

While on a holiday a Dutch Healthcare worker saw an opportunity to learn from foreign colleagues. Discover what he experienced about patient care during an island adventure.

The Evolution of the Surgical Technologist

Eboni Saurage - October 24, 2019

Insights on the role of a Surgical Technologist; where we began, where we are, where we are going