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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A Summary & Reflection on “Health & Gender Equity in a Period of Global Crisis”

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Summary of DSA Ireland Conference 2013 Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway, Ireland November 28-29, 2013   Summary & Reflection   Thursday, November 28 The conference was opened by a politician, Olivia Mitchell, T.D. She said that while politicians made policies, they relied on experts to guide them. She said that in all her years, she […]

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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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World AIDS Day 2013: “Getting to Zero: HIV & Adolescents”

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  Building on from last year’s “Getting to Zero” theme, this year it is HIV and adolescents who are the focus. The “Zero” campaign will continue until 2015, echoing the UNAIDS vision: Zero new HIV infections Zero discrimination Zero AIDS-related deaths The decision to choose “Getting to Zero” as the theme came after extensive consultations […]

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