the CEO of the educational platform, GOING INTERNATIONAL, and is in charge of all information services. He is a medical consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Rudolfstiftung hospital in Vienna. On behalf of the Medical Association he developed an International Department that provides information and counseling for training programmes, education and work mobility in the European Union and abroad. He is working with Austrian and International Organisations supporting international health and humanitarian aid, to facilitate Austrian doctors who want to volunteer or work abroad.
Dr. Polak works with the International Red Cross Commitee as a delegate for the Austrian Red Cross (ÖRK), supporting them as a doctor, teacher and project manager. He had assignments in numerous foreign missions in Africa, Central America, and Central and South-East Asia.
As a founding member of MSF-Austria and board member of the Austrian Society of Public Health, he helped facilitate participation of Austrian MD´s in missions abroad.
G.Polak works with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Center of Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA).