"In the 21st century, disease flows freely across borders and oceans, and, in recent days, the 2009 H1N1 virus has reminded us of the urgent need for action. We cannot wall ourselves off from the world and hope for the best, nor ignore the public health challenges beyond our borders. An outbreak in Indonesia can reach Indiana within days, and public health crises abroad can cause widespread suffering, conflict, and economic contraction The world is interconnected, and that demands an integrated approach to global health. "
- Barack Obama
A policy workshop, entitled 'An Irish Perspective on Nutrition Development - Current Challenges and Future Potential' is being held in University College Dublin on Wednesday June 26th, 2013.
The 66th World Health Assembly is taking place this week, from May 20-28, in Geneva. It is the senior decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Summit on Global Health & Hunger: 20/5/13 via webcast. This event is focused on the critical linkages between food security and achieving sustainable health and nutrition outcomes in some of the world’s most challenging places. It is a follow-up ...