Engaging Health Systems by Improving Access to Health Information   

Student Outreach Group

Student Outreach Group

Engaging Health Systems by Improving Access to Health Information   

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Sanskriti Sasikumar Artwork by Charles Isabirye for Partnerships in Health Information. Retrieved from: http://www.phiinafrica.org/ Knowledge empowers individuals to make informed choices. However, in our search for the perfect solution to improve global health, we rarely speak about improving access to health information.  Global health actors often speak of tangible solutions like […]

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The Annual Making Time National Debate 2015

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Making Time Debate 3rd Annual Final, Galway        #MakingTimeDebate2015    This year on the 25th March the 3rd Annual Making Time National Debate (MTD) was held at NUI Galway. This year the MTD final was hosted in collaboration with the fledgling Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Society (CCAFS) of NUI Galway, led by Student Outreach Group (SOG) member […]

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Ending Ireland’s Apathy to Climate Change

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Colm Duffy As we approach 2050, the world has significant challenges that need to be tackled to ensure food and environmental security. With the global population set to increase to 9-12 billion the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) predicts that food production must increase by 70% to meet demand. […]

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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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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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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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A Need for Reciprocal Partnerships not Aid

IFGH Conference 2014 Partnerships Panorama Key Correspondent: Jessica O’Dowd In Sudan, maternal mortality has been reduced by 86%, with neonatal and stillborn deaths reduced to nearly 50%. The childhood survival rate of cancer has increased to 50% in Tanzania. These were just some of the benefits cited from large institutional partnerships during this panorama session […]

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Key Correspondence – UCD School of Social Justice Graduate Conference

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On Saturday the 4th October, in the run up to the 25th anniversary of Equality Studies and Women’s Studies in UCD (and the 10th anniversary of the formation of the UCD School of Social Justice) the graduate students of the school organised the UCD Social Justice Graduate Conference. The focus of the conference was: Challenging Injustice in […]

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Information evening with Projects Abroad at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre

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On Tuesday 1st July, at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre, Projects Abroad held an information evening, which gave an overview of the wide range of projects offered, spread across almost 30 countries around the globe, in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Recruitment Manager, and Country Director for Ireland, Anna […]

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