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4th ESTHER Partnership Forum – December 3, 2019

Smock Alley Theatre 7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, Ireland

The 4th ESTHER Ireland Partnerships Forum will take place on December 3, in Smock Alley, Temple Bar. The Partnership Forum is an annual collaborative networking and learning event which showcases international health partnerships between health organisations in Ireland and various partners in the Global South. An agenda discussion for the day will be available in …

A Better World – Ireland’s International Development Policy: Implications for Health

Albert Hall, RCSI 26 York Street, Dublin, Ireland

IGHN together with RCSI and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are hosting an event to present and discuss Ireland's new International Development policy: A Better World as it relates to the opportunities and challenges for health. This follows on from a consultation meeting and submission made by IGHN on health during the consultation process. Launched …

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Healthy People on a Healthy Planet

Live Web Conference Healthy People on a Healthy Planet Five Years on from the SDGs in the era of COVID-19 24 – 25 September 2020 This conference was successfully hosted on September 24 - 25, 2020 as part of a live web event. More than 350 live attendees joined 18 international speakers over the duration …

STAND’s #ImagineEquality Panel Discussion

This panel will bring together individuals and representatives of organisations who are working to realise a gender-equal future. They hope to nurture a conversation that acknowledges the challenges of achieving such a world and inspires us all to take action to overcome them.   You'll get to hear from: Molly Sterling - Ideas Collective participant, founder …

7th ESTHER Ireland Partnerships Forum

ESTHER Ireland is pleased to announce that the 7th Partnerships Forum will take place on the 7th of September 2022 with the theme ‘Sustaining Health Partnerships: Working together to unlock potential.’ The Partnerships Forum is an annual collaborative networking and learning event which showcases international health partnerships between health organisations in Ireland and various partners …

Irish Global Health Network Conference 2022 – Humanity and Health: Global Imbalance and Social Inclusion

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on health systems and economies across the world, reinforcing pre-existing inequities and systematic weaknesses, from marginalisation of the world’s most vulnerable, to failures in supply chains and national surveillance systems. Public health measures implemented in response to the pandemic varied widely across the global north and the …

World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

World NTD Day will bring together civil society advocates, community leaders, global health experts, and policymakers working across the diverse NTD landscape. More than 180 partners from around the globe and across sectors have committed to celebrate World NTD Day to ultimately help #BeatNTDs.

World TB Day

Each year we commemorate World TB Day to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which …

World Chagas Disease

Chagas disease, also known as "silent or silenced disease", affects mainly poor people without access to health care or people without a political voice. The disease progress slowly and often shows an asymptomatic clinical course. Without treatment, Chagas disease can lead to severe cardiac and digestive alterations and become fatal. Raising awareness of the disease is …

World Immunisation Week

World Immunization Week, celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the collective action needed and to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Through its convening power, WHO works with countries across the globe to raise awareness of the value of vaccines and immunization and ensures …

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. It was instituted by WHO Member States during the World Health Assembly of 2007.

World No Tobacco Day

This yearly celebration informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco, the business practices of tobacco companies, what WHO is doing to fight the tobacco epidemic, and what people around the world can do to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations. The Member States of the World …

World Blood Donor Day

Every year countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. A blood service that gives patients access to safe blood and blood products in sufficient …

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, is an opportunity to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis, encourage actions and engagement by individuals, partners and the public and highlight the need for a greater global response as outlined in the WHO's Global hepatitis report of 2017. The date of 28 July was chosen because it …

World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day calls for global solidarity and concerted action by all countries and international partners to improve patient safety. The Day brings together patients, families, caregivers, communities, health workers, health care leaders and policy-makers to show their commitment to patient safety. The resolution WHA 72.6 ‘Global action on patient safety’ recognizes patient safety …

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and no longer respond to medicines, making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, severe illness and death. As a result of drug resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines become ineffective and infections become increasingly difficult or impossible …

World Aids Day

World AIDS Day brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. The day is an opportunity for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the pandemic and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the …

World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024

World NTD Day will bring together civil society advocates, community leaders, global health experts, and policymakers working across the diverse NTD landscape. More than 180 partners from around the globe and across sectors have committed to celebrate World NTD Day to ultimately help #BeatNTDs.

World Cancer Day 2024

World Cancer Day, observed annually on February 4th, is a global initiative dedicated to raising awareness about cancer, promoting prevention, and advocating for improved treatment and care. Conceived by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), this day serves as a rallying point for individuals, communities, governments, and organizations to unite in the fight against …

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 2024

The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is observed annually on February 6th. Established by the United Nations, this day serves as a powerful global platform to raise awareness about the harmful practice of FGM and advocate for its eradication. FGM involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia …

International Epilepsy Day 2024

International Epilepsy Day, observed annually on the second Monday of February, is a global initiative dedicated to raising awareness about epilepsy, a neurological condition characterised by recurrent seizures. On this day, organisations, healthcare professionals, and communities worldwide join forces to dispel myths, reduce stigma, and promote a better understanding of epilepsy. Through various events, educational …

World Day of Social Justice

The World Day of Social Justice, observed annually on February 20th, is a global initiative that emphasises the need for social justice, equality, and the fair distribution of resources and opportunities for all. Established by the United Nations, this day serves as a reminder of the ongoing efforts to address systemic issues such as poverty, …

World Encephalitis Day

Encephalitis is a medical condition characterized by inflammation of the brain. It can result from various causes, including viral infections, bacterial infections, autoimmune disorders, and certain types of medications. The inflammation can lead to a range of symptoms, from mild to severe, including fever, headache, altered consciousness, seizures, and in some cases, neurological deficits. World …

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