On the Right Path: Clean Cooking

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Life versus Luxury

life versus luxury

By Eunice Tolu Philip, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health The 3rd annual Access to Medicine Ireland conference held at the Royal College of Surgeons on April 16th 2019, started off like most conferences, with the large auditorium, almost filled to its capacity, and the hum and buzzes of acquaintances and colleagues, […]

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Power to the People – A Case Study on Hep C Treatment Access


By Libhan Collins, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health Hepatitis C (HCV) is a viral infection, transmitted via blood-to-blood contact, that targets the liver. In chronic cases, it can cause life threatening complications over time such as cirrhosis and it typically increases the likelihood of developing liver cancer. It is estimated that […]

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Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop

Friday, 21 June- Sunday, 23 June Achill Outdoor Education Centre, Co. Mayo Last minute spots available for the Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop in Achill, Mayo! This multidisciplinary training workshop is designed for anyone working in a health related field who is interested in working or volunteering in healthcare settings in less developed countries. […]

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Irish AIDS Day – fast-track to end AIDS by 2030

PIC SHOWS: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State for Health Promotion Catherine Byrne together with Dr Jose Zuniga,  HIV advocacy groups, HSE and Mayors and officials from the four cities who have signed up to the global HIV Fast track cities initiative. Funding of 450K to kick start the initiatvive in Ireland, which is  aimed at boosting HIV prevention and treatment, and reducing stigma was also announced.

In support of the fast-track to end AIDS in Ireland’s cities by 2030, The Irish Forum for Global Health are delighted by the government’s recent endorsement of the Paris Declaration. We salute HIV Ireland for their commitment in bringing this issue to the attention of the Irish public and driving the agenda to put Dublin, […]

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Energy Transitions to Benefit Everybody

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By Jane O’Flynn, Key Correspondent for The Irish Forum for Global Health Dr Tami Bond, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois delivered the keynote address at the recent Pathways to Clean Cooking Conference held in Wexford from May 29-31. Bond’s focus area includes the effective study of black carbon, otherwise known […]

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Pathways to Clean Cooking: The limitations of the SDG 7 Indicator

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By Rebecca Brennan, Key Correspondent for The Irish Forum for Global Health Verena Brinkmann:  On the limitations of the SDG 7 Indicator with Regards to Biomass Verena Brinkmann has been involved with household energy in the context of developing countries since 2004. She is currently the topic leader for cooking energy in the global multi-donor […]

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