Key Correspondent Articles

Gender Based Inequalities Amplified by COVID-19 Pandemic

By Professor Father Michael J. Kelly Guest Writer Contributing to the Key Correspondent Programme Luwisha House, Lusaka, Zambia: May 18, 2020 Article Summary: COVID and Gender The United Nations has reminded us that a pandemic amplifies and heightens all inequalities. The circumstances of the current COVID-19 pandemic...

Epidemic Control Equals Health Security: What Developing Countries Can (Still) Learn from the Global North

By Key Correspondent with the Irish Global Health Network, Dr. Sebastian Kevany, MA MPH PhD  To download this article as a PDF, please click here  Limited Learning Opportunities? Unfortunately, there are only a limited number of ways that data or examples from developed countries are likely to help the...

Providing essential PPE in direct provision- The Sanctuary Masks Initiative

by globalhealth on May 8, 2020 in COVID-19, Key Correspondent Articles, Key Correspondent News, News
Written by IGHN Key Correspondent, Ellen O’Hanrahan, 2nd Year Nursing Student, University College Cork 3rd of May 2020 On the 27th of March 2020, an Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar announced people should stay at  home, physically distance and only make essential journeys, in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19....

Webinar Series 2: ‘Donor and Funding Challenges for LMICs and Hospital Readiness in the Time of COVID-19’

Webinar Summary Compiled by Ashley Scott, IGHN Key Correspondent/MSc Global Health TCD  Update from Ruairi Brugha, Professor Emeritus, a Former Head of the Department   of Public Health & Epidemiology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland: Advised using the WHO situation dashboard and...

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