Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop

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Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop

Friday, 21 June- Sunday, 23 June Achill Outdoor Education Centre, Co. Mayo Last minute spots available for the Global Health Humanitarian and Development Workshop in Achill, Mayo! This multidisciplinary training workshop is designed for anyone working in a health related field who is interested in working or volunteering in healthcare settings in less developed countries. […]

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Energy Transitions to Benefit Everybody

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By Jane O’Flynn, Key Correspondent for The Irish Forum for Global Health Dr Tami Bond, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois delivered the keynote address at the recent Pathways to Clean Cooking Conference held in Wexford from May 29-31. Bond’s focus area includes the effective study of black carbon, otherwise known […]

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Pathways to Clean Cooking: The limitations of the SDG 7 Indicator

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Verena Brinkmann:  On the limitations of the SDG 7 Indicator with Regards to Biomass By Rebecca Brennan, Key Correspondent for The Irish Forum for Global Health Verena Brinkmann has been involved with household energy in the context of developing countries since 2004. She is currently the topic leader for cooking energy in the global multi-donor […]

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Patenting the Sun – A Summary of the Access to Medicines Conference

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By Megan Hayes, Global Health Writes Contributor The idea of a patent free world was explored and debated throughout the 2019 Access to Medicines Conference held at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in Dublin on April 16th. “There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?” was the response in 1955 of Jonas Salk […]

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A Call for Clinicians to Act on Planetary Health

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One of biggest threats to our health is the global ‘epidemic’ of the current climate disruption trends. An epidemic is described in the Cambridge dictionary as “a particular problem that affects many people at the same time”. One of biggest threats to our health is the global ‘epidemic’ of the current climate disruption trends. An […]

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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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