Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop

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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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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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Verena Brinkmann:  On the limitations of the SDG 7 Indicator with Regards to Biomass By Rebecca Brennan, Key Correspondent for The Irish Forum for Global Health 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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The Global Health Exchange 2019

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The Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH) will co-host this year’s Global Health Exchange Conference with the HSE, Oxfam and Dublin City University. The conference is being held under the theme: Reaching the furthest behind first: addressing gender and other inequalities to meet the SDGs REGISTER NOW MAKE A SUBMISSION GETTING THERE Context The Irish […]

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High Time for Big Pharma to Join the Conversation

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by Viveka Guzman, Global Health Writes Contributor The 3rd annual conference on Access to Medicines Ireland took place on April 16th in the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin. Speakers delivered diverse perspectives on the barriers and opportunities available to improve access to medicines by borrowing examples and statistics from their own experiences as pharmaco-economists, […]

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Invitation to Tender Evaluation of Health Projects in Kenya: July-November 2019

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In 2019, Misean Cara is commissioning an evaluation of health projects in Kenya that received Misean Cara funding from 2012-2018. This evaluation of selected projects will try to evidence that people (including those living with HIV/AIDS) supported by these projects have improved their health status (e.g. live longer, healthier lives), and that systems are strong […]

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A Way Out for Patients Held Hostage

A Way Out for Patients Held Hostage

By Líbhan Collins, Global Health Writes Contributor US-based Health Economist James Love delivered the keynote address at the Access to Medicines Ireland (AMI) 3rd annual conference on April 16, 2019. As Director of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), a for-profit NGO, he advises UN agencies and governments about KEI-based research centred largely on public interest advocacy. […]

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Information is Power

Information is Power

By Megan Hayes, Global Health Writes Contributor “Information is power” was the running theme of Dimitri Eynikel’s talk on improving access to medicines at the Access to Medicines conference in RCSI on April 16. Dimitri has worked with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) on several healthcare projects in the DRC, South Africa, and Afghanistan. Since 2017 […]

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