Citizen Journalist: Yibetal Mekonnen

The Need for Adaptive Development Humanitarian Joint Programming

By Yibeltal Mekonnen, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health The global health community is highly engaged with development aid and responding to humanitarian crises in many fragile states and conflict zones. However, interventions are often embroiled in the ideological confrontation as to where global...

Where are the Non-Communicable Diseases in Universal Health Care?

By Yibeltal Mekennon, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health Speaking at the Global Health Exchange conference this week, Professor Michael O’Toole described the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) linked with nutrition. NCDs have become the largest cause of global mortality and morbidity...

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