Climate Change and Health – the Challenges and the Opportunities

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Climate Change and Health – the Challenges and the Opportunities

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About this conference Climate change is “The greatest threat to global health in the 21st century”*. The direct and indirect impacts of climate change threaten to hinder progress in global health and destroy some of the gains made over the last 150 years. As always, it is the most vulnerable including children, who bear the […]

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Partnerships in HIV: Embracing Change and Getting Back to Basics

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IFGH Conference 2014 Partnerships in Emergency Responses, HIV AIDS & Inclusive Health Key Correspondent: Anna McCormick As the global health community is scrambling to test experimental drugs, train staff and set up emergency response teams in the wake of Ebola, many have been reminded of the similar challenges caused by HIV in the 1980s. Both […]

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Is the desire for Innovation substituting the need for Evidence?

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GETHealth: A Global Education & Health Technology Summit 2014 Dublin Key Correspondent: Bianca van Bavel ‘We are living in an unprecedented time for technology and innovation ’, was a statement heard several times over the two day GETHealth Summit in Dublin, November 13th and 14th.  And in true visionary fashion, the conference provided an extensive […]

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Ending on a high note with Professor McAuliffe

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IFGH Conference 2014 John Kevany Memorial Lecture and Closing Keynote Key Correspondent: Ana Belen Espinosa There were many things which I enjoyed about Professor Eilish McAuliffe’s closing keynote given at the IFGH Conference in Dublin. She talked about her experiences working with partnerships and the importance of capacity building for empowering human resources for health and […]

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Institute of Community Health Nursing 2014 conference

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Across the globe, Community Health Nurses often form the backbone of public health provision, and at home there is no denying the critical role played by these key members of the health service. Last Wednesday, 21st May, saw the annual conference of Ireland’s Institute of Community Health Nursing, which took place at the Conference Centre […]

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IT’S TIME! Are you ready for ‘Health & Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis’?

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We’re all set for kicking off ‘HEALTH AND GENDER EQUITY IN A PERIOD OF GLOBAL CRISIS’ in Galway, on 28-29 November 2013! DSA Ireland (Development Studies Association Ireland), the IFGH (Irish Forum for Global Health)  and Gender Arc are delighted to present a day and half of interesting and thought-provoking sessions that will focus on […]

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