Student Outreach Group

Cultural Exchange: The ‘one-way’ street of Global Health

IFGH Conference 2014 Emerging Voices-Early Perspectives Key Correspondent: Michael Johnson What can we learn about healthcare from the Global South? With many of our resourced hospitals, high-end technologies, and long established healthcare systems, this question may leave some perplexed. However, it would appear that...

A Need for Reciprocal Partnerships not Aid

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...

Key Correspondence – UCD School of Social Justice Graduate Conference

On Saturday the 4th October, in the run up to the 25th anniversary of Equality Studies and Women’s Studies in UCD (and the 10th anniversary of the formation of the UCD School of Social Justice) the graduate students of the school organised the UCD Social Justice Graduate Conference. The focus of the conference was:...

Information evening with Projects Abroad at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre

On Tuesday 1st July, at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre, Projects Abroad held an information evening, which gave an overview of the wide range of projects offered, spread across almost 30 countries around the globe, in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Recruitment...

The Making Time National Debate on Global Health 2014

Last Thursday, April 10th, the University of Limerick (UL) chapter of the Irish Forum for Global Health Student Outreach Group (SOG), had the pleasure of hosting the All-Ireland Final of the 2nd Annual Making Time Debate on Global Health, at the Graduate Entry Medical School, UL. Two students from each of Queen’s...

Student Outreach Group Marks International Women’s Day

Every year on March 8th, individuals from around the world celebrate the achievements and contributions of women everywhere. People have been making tributes to women for centuries, dating back to the women’s suffrage movement in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, which was spurred by some of the political campaigns...

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