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11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health

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11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 16-20 September 2019 Liverpool, UK The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) is hosting ECTMIH 2019 on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH). The event is a forum to discuss the role of tropical medicine and […]

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Global Health Exchange Conference 2018: Round-Up

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This year’s Global Health Exchange conference, co-organised by the Irish Forum for Global Health, GOAL and RCSI, took place in RSCI, St. Stephen’s Green, on the 6th-7th November 2018. Over 100 people attended this exciting event that covered a range of topics around health, development, humanitarian work, and the challenges facing those working to achieve […]

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Reporting Live from DRC: Where Health and Humanitarian Crises Meet

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES CITIZEN JOURNALIST: Sarah Catherine Baker   In 2014, the world watched in horror as West Africa was ravaged by an outbreak of Ebola virus. The epidemic lasted two years and left over eleven thousand people dead. Last week, global health workers gathered at the 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference, hosted by the […]

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Ireland’s New International Development Policy: An Inside View

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES CITIZEN JOURNALIST: Sarah Catherine Baker   The Irish Forum for Global Health’s 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference kicked off last Tuesday with a series of talks about equality and inclusion in healthcare. Aidan Fitzpatrick, senior development specialist in Irish Aid’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, gave an opening presentation on the […]

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The need for adaptive development humanitarian joint programing

 In the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), he reported there were 300 confirmed cases and 5500 suspected contacts as of 7th November 2018. Working with international partners such as MSF and GOAL the WHO set up 3 mobile clinics and vaccinated more than 24,000 people, including health care workers.

  GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES CITIZEN JOURNALIST: Yibeltal Mekonnen The global health community is highly engaged with development aid and responding to humanitarian crises in many fragile states and conflict zones. However, interventions are often embroiled in the ideological confrontation as to where global health stands in the humanitarian-development nexus: whether the focus is predominantly development […]

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Access to Medicines Conference: April 16

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The third Access to Medicines conference will take place in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin on April 16, 2019. It is being organised by Access to Medicines Ireland with support from RCSI, Comhlámh, Irish Forum for Global Health, Just Treatment and Médecins Sans Frontières. The conference is gathering a range of leading […]

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Pathways to Clean Cooking II – Wexford

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The second International Pathways to Clean Cooking conference is being held on May 30 and 31 in Wexford to examine recent advances on the wider topics related to clean cooking practices and their potential to impact on global health and the environment. REGISTRATION OPEN: GET YOUR TICKET Globally, up to four million people die prematurely […]

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Introducing the Biographies of Our Speakers for the Upcoming Father Michael Kelly Event

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With the Irish Aid Annual Father Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV/AIDS Event coming up at 5pm on the 11th December in Smock Alley Theatre, the IFGH is proud to present the biographies of each of our guest speakers and presenters. This year’s lecture will include a video address from Father Michael Kelly in Zambia, and […]

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AIDS 2018 Follow-Up showed how far we have come, and how far we have left to go

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The Follow-Up Session to the 2018 International AIDS Conference took place on Friday, 5 October, and was hosted by the Irish Forum for Global Health, Concern, and RCSI. Gathering together Irish experts from across civil society, medicine, and the development sector, the picture they painted of the progress Ireland has made in fighting HIV/AIDS and […]

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IFGH is Pleased to Announce its Programme for the 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference

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The 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference is less than a month away, and is set to bring together some of the world’s foremost experts to discuss “Health for All” in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals. Some of the highlights from the two-day conference include the official launch of the IFGH Strategy for 2018-2023 […]

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