Key Correspondents Report on DCU Symposium

January 18, 2012

Health workers – the wheels that turn the health system

What can, and what should, Ireland do? This was the emerging theme of a One day Symposium and Learning event, ‘The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health’, co-hosted by the Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH),  the School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University (DCU) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The event, that took place on September 20th, 2011 at Dublin City University, brought together Irish NGOs, industries, institutions and students all working on Human Resources for Health (HRH) with a particular interest in resource-poor countries. Participants from organisations such as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Irish Aid, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Concern, Trocaire and National University of Maynooth (NUIM) discussed four key areas relating to the health workforce: by Brynne Gilmore and Edel Cronin

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Presence and support the essential ingredients for partnership

A One day Symposium and Learning Event “Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health” took place in Dublin City University on 20 October 2011.  The event was co-hosted by the Irish Forum for Global Health, School of Nursing and Human Sciences at Dublin City University (DCU) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The purpose of the symposium was to consolidate the vast amount of work being carried out by Irish stakeholders in the area of global health and development. This unifying convergence allowed individuals and organisations to share experiences and to generate new knowledge by Richeal Nic an , Key Correspondent

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