Shit Stunts: Refocusing Priorities in Nutrition and WaSH

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Shit Stunts: Refocusing Priorities in Nutrition and WaSH

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Siobhan Nestor   Nutrition and WaSH Integration, Research and Future Challenges Integration of Nutrition and WaSH programmes was the key topic discussed at the multi sectorial panel seminar hosted by Irish Aid, the IFGH and the Development Studies Association of Ireland on the 19th May. Jacinta Greene and Dr. Sean […]

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Joint DSA Ireland / Irish Aid / IFGH Nutrition-WASH Seminar

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Following the first meeting of the Joint DSA Ireland / IFGH Child Health Study Group earlier this month, we were pleased to co-host another great event with DSA Ireland, and Irish Aid: a half-day seminar focusing on Nutrition and WASH Integration, Research and Future Challenges. For in-depth coverage of this great event, please click here […]

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The Annual Making Time National Debate 2015

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Making Time Debate 3rd Annual Final, Galway        #MakingTimeDebate2015    This year on the 25th March the 3rd Annual Making Time National Debate (MTD) was held at NUI Galway. This year the MTD final was hosted in collaboration with the fledgling Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Society (CCAFS) of NUI Galway, led by Student Outreach Group (SOG) member […]

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Professor Robert Chambers Nutrition and WASH Event Tuesday 19th May

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Co-hosted by Irish Aid, and continuing our work together with the Development Studies Association of Ireland (DSA Ireland), we are pleased to announce that a special half-day seminar will be held at next week at the Printing House, Trinity College Dublin. The seminar is titled: Nutrition and WASH Integration, Research and Future Challenges, and will […]

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International Women’s Day 2015: The Continued Struggle for Reproductive Rights in Ireland

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Joanna Orr   Women, present and past, march in solidarity to celebrate (Inter) National Women’s Day.    International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th March each year, and provides a good opportunity to assess the state of women’s rights worldwide and at home. It is also a good place […]

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Resolving the Contradictions of Growth and Capabilities: A rights-based approach to health

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Bianca van Bavel   Applying a human rights approach often calls into question a series of contradictions; particularly when it is introduced by the nation’s President to open up public discourse on health system reform against a backdrop of economic austerity. In this manner, the second meeting of the President of […]

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Ireland’s HPRA Stands to Engage Scientists of All Ages

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Global Health Writes Citizen Journalist: Richeal Nic An Ri Here in an energetic atmosphere and a full house of eager students, exhibitors and teachers from all over Ireland—yes, it is the BT 2015 Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS)! Now in its prime 51st year of exhibition, it is one of the […]

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Connect, Inform and Collaborate: Become a member of the IFGH this year!

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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 […]

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Remembering Dr. Noel Murphy

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Dear friends and colleagues, We are deeply saddened by the death of Dr. Noel Murphy on Friday 16 January.  Noel was a valued colleague, friend and dedicated member of the Executive Committee of the IFGH for many years. His gentle nature, quick wit, vast experience and practical sense of how to get things done helped shape the IFGH into what it has […]

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Who has the responsibility: Ethical partnerships for students working overseas

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IFGH Conference 2014 Student Workshop on Ethical Partnerships Key Correspondent: Anneliese Arno A special panel session on ‘Ethical Partnerships: A Student Focussed Discussion and Workshop’ was held at the IFGH November Conference. Led by the Student Outreach Group (SOG), things kicked off with individual presentations by each panellist and ended with an animated debate on […]

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