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 […]
GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Richard Gibney Today, both patient confidentiality and data protection are highly valued. But so is the data itself. Data breaches in the health sector are a serious concern. Many hospitals continue to rely on paper systems for their health records, with the move to digital seen as carrying risks. Yet, these existing […]
For the attention of anyone interested in becoming actively involved within a network of Global Health professionals across Ireland and the world over: After a decade of operations and with over 700 members worldwide, the IFGH would like to connect you with our vibrant community of like-minded individuals and organisations, offering a myriad of opportunities […]
On the 5th and 6th of November the IFGH held the 2014 IFGH International Conference in partnership with Concern around the theme of ‘Partnerships for Health’. The conference was well attended and provoked some interesting thoughts regarding the value of partnerships as well as how to recognise a partnership that is not performing effectively. For […]
IFGH Conference 2014 Partnerships Panorama Key Correspondent: Jessica O’Dowd In Sudan, maternal mortality has been reduced by 86%, with neonatal and stillborn deaths reduced to nearly 50%. The childhood survival rate of cancer has increased to 50% in Tanzania. These were just some of the benefits cited from large institutional partnerships during this panorama session […]
Student Vlog – World Toilet Day As a follow-up to the first Vlog regarding preparing for WTD on November 19th, this new Vlog by SOG member Chiedza Mcclean shows us what happened during World Toilet Day. With interviews from the famous footballer Dr. David Hickey, and WASH experts from Ireland, check out the link below […]
CBM Ireland held a Disability and Development Conference in Dublin on October 20, 2011. Click to access the conference video.
World AIDS Day 2010 – Father Michael Kelly and James O Connor on Pat Kenny Live