Please find links to the work of the key correspondents who write for the Irish Global Health Network. Our key correspondents come from all over the globe and have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. This adds to the interest and the large variety of topics that IGHN covers in its articles.
- High Time for Big Pharma to Join the Conversation
- Before the post-conference blues settle in: Looking back and forwards from the Global Health Exchange
- Reflections on global health conferences after Global Health Exchange 2018
- “This leaving no-one behind thing sounds great! Can I contribute?”- Insights from the GHE Conference
Viveka Guzman is a medical doctor from Mexico and is currently pursuing a PhD in Population Health and Health Services Research at RCSI. Before moving to Dublin, she worked in diverse rural and urban health care settings and completed a master’s degree in Global Health at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. She is currently involved with human rights and climate change advocacy, and is passionate about urban health, sustainability and health communication.
- Please find links to the work of the citizen.
- journalists who write for Global Health Writes.
- Our citizen journalists come from all over the globe and have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
- This adds to the interest and the large variety of topics that Global Health Writes covers in its articles.
Please find links to the work of the citizen journalists who write for Global Health Writes. Our citizen journalists come from all over the globe and have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. This adds to the interest and the large variety of topics that Global Health Writes covers in its articles.
Eunice Tolu Philip
Eunice Tolu Philip
- ENDING HIV – COMMUNITIES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
- On the Right Path: Clean Cooking
- Power to the People – A Case Study on Hep C Treatment Access
- A Way Out for Patients Held Hostage
- Health for All: How Do We Get There?
- A Surgical “college without walls”
- Self-Stigma As a Barrier to Tuberculosis Elimination
Líbhan Collins is a Clinical Research Assistant who is passionate about disease prevention and science communication. She holds a BSc. in Health and Society from DCU and an MSc. in Immunology and Global Health from Maynooth University. She carried out her MSc. thesis at Maastricht University where she explored the standardisation of immunisation programmes, comparing Ireland, The Netherlands, Germany and Kenya. Líbhan aspires to further progress in the field of global health research and to use evidence-based and locally-led interventions in reducing preventable diseases and in influencing health policy.
Bianca van Bavel
Bianca van Bavel
- Resolving the Contradictions of Growth and Capabilities: A rights-based approach to health
- Is the desire for Innovation substituting the need for Evidence?
- Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Story of Promise
- WORLD TOILET DAY: it’s not just about Sh*t
- Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the challenge of adolescent pregnancy
Jane O’Flynn is a Health Promotor on the island of Saba where she strives to work with the community, government and local stakeholders to promote a healthy way of living. Her goal is to make the healthy choice the easy choice. Trained initially as a paediatric nurse her interest in global health and health promotion evolved throughout her bachelor study and staff nurse position, ultimately resulting in her undertaking a Master in Global Health in the Netherlands, during this time she conducted reproductive health research on the island of Curaçao. Jane returned to Ireland and completed a nine-month internship with the Irish Global Health Network where she developed and honed the skills necessary for a career in the field of Global Health, a career she is now excitedly embarking upon.
Clare Murphy is an experienced health professional with a background in primary, emergency, occupational and remote healthcare. Clare has worked across a wide range of industry, inclusive of aviation, offshore, remote and conservation environments. A career change prompted a successful undertaking of Master’s in International Public Health at UCD with the objective of pivoting into a Global Health role. She lived in New Zealand for 10 years, and is a keen open water swimmer.
Ellen is a current MSc candidate in Sexual and Reproductive Health with the Institute of Global Health and Development at Queen Margaret University, Scotland. As part of this degree, she is currently in the final stages of a research project into Sexual Wellbeing and Relationships Education for young adults.
After completing her undergraduate degree in Drama Studies/Modern Irish at Trinity College Dublin and working in a variety of areas, she decided to pursue her interest in public health and health education.
She is passionate about all aspects of Global Health, and is looking forward to working with the Irish Global Health Network, allowing her to gain hands-on experience in this field while contributing to the Network’s aims.
- Women at the Core of HIV Advocacy and Women’s Rights
- SURVIVING SURVIVAL: A PLEA TO BETTER THE LIVES THAT ARE BEING SAVED, AFTER THEY ARE SAVED
Ashley Scott is an Occupational Therapist from Johannesburg, South Africa. She received a BSc Occupational Therapy in 2013. After graduating, she worked in a rural area in the Mpumalanga province, providing OT services to the district hospital, surrounding clinics and visiting patients in their homes. In 2016, she returned to Johannesburg to work for a multidisciplinary practice focused on providing holistic therapy to teens and adults suffering with neurological impairments. In 2017 as well as continuing with her clinical case load, she became the operational manager of a multidisciplinary team which focused on coordination of health care professionals and community stakeholders. She is currently studying the MSc. Global Health at Trinity College Dublin.
- From Taboo to Transformative: A call to action to recognize proper sexual and reproductive health as a human right
Camille Rich is currently a Masters of Global Health student at Trinity College Dublin. Raised in San Francisco, California, she attended Georgetown University for her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Biology of Global Health. This sparked her interest in population health across the world. For the past few years she has worked as an EMT at a local fire department and an HIV tester with an organization called One Tent Health, doing HIV outreach in low-income neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. In her free time she loves to scuba dive, bake and go for hikes. She is thrilled to be a key correspondent for IGHN and looks forward to expanding her experience in global health.