Harnessing Health Informatics: Dilemmas of Big Data and Adaptive Technologies

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Harnessing Health Informatics: Dilemmas of Big Data and Adaptive Technologies

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Richard Gibney Today, both patient confidentiality and data protection are highly valued. But so is the data itself. Data breaches in the health sector are a serious concern.  Many hospitals continue to rely on paper systems for their health records, with the move to digital seen as carrying risks.  Yet, these existing […]

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From We to One: Trans-disciplinary approaches to transform Global Health

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    GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist & Editor: Bianca van Bavel   Globally, most emerging diseases and persisting infections are zoonoses transmitted from animals to humans. Their origins are associated with societal and cultural adaptations over tens of thousands of years, such as the introduction of agriculture, transforming the way humans, environments, pathogens, and animals […]

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Resolving the Contradictions of Growth and Capabilities: A rights-based approach to health

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Bianca van Bavel   Applying a human rights approach often calls into question a series of contradictions; particularly when it is introduced by the nation’s President to open up public discourse on health system reform against a backdrop of economic austerity. In this manner, the second meeting of the President of […]

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Ireland’s HPRA Stands to Engage Scientists of All Ages

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Global Health Writes Citizen Journalist: Richeal Nic An Ri Here in an energetic atmosphere and a full house of eager students, exhibitors and teachers from all over Ireland—yes, it is the BT 2015 Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS)! Now in its prime 51st year of exhibition, it is one of the […]

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Community approach to preventing violence against women: SASA! study results are out.

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Reducing violence against women – SASA! Recent results from the groundbreaking study on the SASA! (meaning ‘Now’ in Kiswahili) approach have been extremely positive, showing reductions in intimate partner violence (IPV), as well as marked shifts towards non-acceptance of IPV, and increasing respect for women’s sexual autonomy. SASA! is a collaboration between the London School […]

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Final Call For Abstracts: ‘Health and Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’

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The Irish Forum for Global Health is pleased to be working in conjunction with the Development Studies Association of Ireland (DSAI) and the Gender Advanced Research Consortium (Gender ARC) to bring ‘Health and Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’ to Galway this November. We encourage submissions for inclusion at this event, and therefore […]

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Health & Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis

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DSAI (Development Studies Association Ireland), IFGH (Irish Forum for Global Health) and Gender ARC are delighted to partner on ‘Health and Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’; a conference reflecting two prominent research themes which have emerged over the past two-three years. This conference will hear from speakers from around the globe, who […]

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