Who has the responsibility: Ethical partnerships for students working overseas

Conference Materials

Conference Materials

Who has the responsibility: Ethical partnerships for students working overseas

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IFGH Conference 2014 Student Workshop on Ethical Partnerships Key Correspondent: Anneliese Arno A special panel session on ‘Ethical Partnerships: A Student Focussed Discussion and Workshop’ was held at the IFGH November Conference. Led by the Student Outreach Group (SOG), things kicked off with individual presentations by each panellist and ended with an animated debate on […]

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Letters on Partnerships: Engaging Young Minds

IFGH Conference 2014 Youth Volunteering Perspectives As a part of our Key Correspondent team at the conference we were delighted to have two transition year students from Donabate Community College.  Here, Rebecca Caffrey and Louise Evans reflect on their volunteer experiences and offer some fresh insights into their involvement at the conference in the form […]

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Cultural Exchange: The ‘one-way’ street of Global Health

IFGH Conference 2014 Emerging Voices-Early Perspectives Key Correspondent: Michael Johnson What can we learn about healthcare from the Global South? With many of our resourced hospitals, high-end technologies, and long established healthcare systems, this question may leave some perplexed. However, it would appear that nations of the Global North are neglecting many opportunities to learn from […]

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IFGH International Conference 2014 Abstracts, Presentations and Recordings.

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On the 5th and 6th of November the IFGH held the 2014 IFGH International Conference in partnership with Concern around the theme of ‘Partnerships for Health’. The conference was well attended and provoked some interesting thoughts regarding the value of partnerships as well as how to recognise a partnership that is not performing effectively. For […]

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Ending on a high note with Professor McAuliffe

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IFGH Conference 2014 John Kevany Memorial Lecture and Closing Keynote Key Correspondent: Ana Belen Espinosa There were many things which I enjoyed about Professor Eilish McAuliffe’s closing keynote given at the IFGH Conference in Dublin. She talked about her experiences working with partnerships and the importance of capacity building for empowering human resources for health and […]

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Why the future of global health lies in health partnerships

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IFGH Conference 2014 Opinion Editorial Key Correspondent: Sanskriti Sasikumar Global health has witnessed an increasing popularity in recent years. Although we seem to have a better understanding of its weaknesses, we have yet to implement structural solutions for its structural problems. However, in recent years there has been an increasing realisation of the benefits of healthcare […]

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“Education is the Social Vaccine that can Combat AIDS”

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  ‘Education is the social vaccine that can combat AIDS’ Fr Michael Kelly, speaks about the AIDS crisis internationally on the eve of World AIDS Day.   Conference on ‘Health and Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’ in Galway, jointly organised by the Development Studies Association (DSA) Ireland, Irish Forum for Global Health […]

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IT’S TIME! Are you ready for ‘Health & Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’?

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We’re all set for kicking off ‘HEALTH AND GENDER EQUITY IN A PERIOD OF GLOBAL CRISIS’ in Galway, on 28-29 November 2013! DSA Ireland (Development Studies Association Ireland), the IFGH (Irish Forum for Global Health)  and Gender Arc are delighted to present a day and half of interesting and thought-provoking sessions that will focus on […]

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