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

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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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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 was held on May 29, 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. Participants of the conference published the Wexford Declaration upon conclusion of the conference. […]

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Irish Launch of the Lancet Countdown Report at NUI Galway, 3rd November 2017

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On Friday 3rd November, NUI Galway will host the Irish launch of the Lancet Countdown 2017 report on climate change and global health, “Tracking progress on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health”. This special event is organised by NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute, Centre for Health […]

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Global Health Writes: Climate Change and Health – The Challenges and the Opportunities

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Jasmine Huber On September 22nd 2017, NUI Galway hosted the Climate Change and Health conference, setting the scene for  discussions on how climate change is “the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century” (Costello et al., The Lancet, 2009). Over 80 attendees joined the conference including researchers, students, […]

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Conference Roundup: Climate Change and Health – The Challenges and the Opportunities

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Climate Change and Health: The Challenges and the Opportunities took place at NUI Galway’s Institute for Lifecourse and Society on Friday 22nd September 2017. Over 80 people from diverse backgrounds attended the conference on the day, which featured expert speakers Dr. Nicholas Watts (Executive Director of the Lancet Countdown), Joni Pegram (Senior Climate Change Policy […]

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Climate Change and Health – the Challenges and the Opportunities

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About this conference Climate change is “The greatest threat to global health in the 21st century”*. The direct and indirect impacts of climate change threaten to hinder progress in global health and destroy some of the gains made over the last 150 years. As always, it is the most vulnerable including children, who bear the […]

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10 years of Headline – Safe reporting saves lives

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Viknesh Naidu   The recent death of a 15-year-old boy from Texas has been attributed to the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ – a game originating in Russia via social media. This consists of a series of tasks involving destructive behaviour over a 50-day period, ending with the participant taking their own […]

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GHW Irish AIDS Day 2017: HIV is a political crisis – Harm reduction is a political response

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Mina Kazemi   Addiction is not a crime, or a moral failing, and not a bad choice, but a health problem -Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, during the opening ceremonies of the 25th International Harm Reduction Conference in Montreal, Canada in May 2017 [1]. The Minister’s statement suggests that […]

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