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The Annual Making Time National Debate 2015

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...

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...

Student Vlog – World Toilet Day

Student Vlog – World Toilet Day As a follow-up to the first Vlog regarding preparing for WTD on November 19th, this new Vlog by SOG member Chiedza Mcclean shows us what happened during World Toilet Day. With interviews from the famous footballer Dr. David Hickey, and WASH experts from Ireland, check out the link...

From a Whisper to a Roar – Increasing momentum for the HIV and AIDS response globally

From a Whisper to a Roar: Increasing momentum for the HIV and AIDS response globally With the HIV epidemic in its fourth decade, the focus has shifted from the dark days of the height of AIDS to the reality of what it is like to live long term with HIV. Questions such as: how can … Continue reading "From a Whisper...

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives According to the WHO, in 2012, there were 6.6 million under-five child deaths, 44% of which occurred in their first 28 days of life. In 2010, 280 000 women died due to pregnancy or childbirth-related complications. The...

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