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Ireland’s Unfinished Business: Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

by globalhealth on Nov 8, 2019 in Key Correspondent Articles, Key Correspondent News, News
By Ellen Corby, Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network The upcoming Nairobi Summit (12th – 14th November) will mark 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development. There, a Programme of Action emerged that placed reproductive health and sexual rights at the centre of national...

Developing Global Health Skills in Ireland

By Ruth Yan, Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network I was honoured to be invited to the inaugural Global Health Symposium at the College of Anesthesiologists in Dublin on October 25th, 2019, where I sat amidst a sea of decorated doctors and global health leaders. We started by looking at a vision for...

‘From refugee to stateless, you are still not illegal’

By Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network, Riya Tripathi Imagine being born in a country that you call home and not being called a legal citizen of that country. Being legally stateless. The very first thoughts you might have of the word ‘stateless’ are of a person who neither belongs to a country...

From Taboo to Transformative: A call to action to recognize proper sexual and reproductive health as a human right

By Camille Rich, Key Correspondent for the Irish Global Health Network   Sex. Condoms. Genitals. Abortion. Words like these describing aspects of sexual health often make people feel uncomfortable or awkward. Across many cultures, reproductive health is considered an incredibly private matter or thought not to be...

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