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WOMEN’S SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS: LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

By Rosie Jervase, Key Correspondent for IGHN. In 2016, adolescent girls and young women represented 61 per cent of young individuals living with HIV worldwide (UN Women, 2016). In sub-Saharan Africa, 67 per cent of new infections in young individuals are represented by adolescent girls and women aged 15 to 19 years...

Protecting the Mental Health of Refugees and Migrants: Challenges and Possible Solutions

by globalhealth on Nov 11, 2019 in Key Correspondent Articles, Key Correspondent News, News
By Rosemary James, IGHN Board Member A recap from the Panel Discussion at the Berlin World Health Summit (Oct. 27, 2019) I recently spent some time in Swiss specialized primary care centres for refugees and asylum seekers. I will never forget a young Eritrean man who presented with an open leg wound. To arrive in...

Ireland’s Unfinished Business: Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

by globalhealth on Nov 8, 2019 in Key Correspondent Articles, Key Correspondent News, News
By Ellen Corby, Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network The upcoming Nairobi Summit (12th – 14th November) will mark 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development. There, a Programme of Action emerged that placed reproductive health and sexual rights at the centre of national...

Developing Global Health Skills in Ireland

By Ruth Yan, Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network I was honoured to be invited to the inaugural Global Health Symposium at the College of Anesthesiologists in Dublin on October 25th, 2019, where I sat amidst a sea of decorated doctors and global health leaders. We started by looking at a vision for...

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