Where are the Non-Communicable Diseases in Universal Health Care?

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Where are the Non-Communicable Diseases in Universal Health Care?

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By Yibeltal Mekennon, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health Speaking at the Global Health Exchange conference this week, Professor Michael O’Toole described the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) linked with nutrition. NCDs have become the largest cause of global mortality and morbidity in the past decade. The UN Declaration on the […]

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“This leaving no-one behind thing sounds great! Can I contribute?”- Insights from the GHE Conference

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By Viveka Guzmán, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health Based on life expectancy, mortality and morbidity rates, we can state without exaggeration that today’s world population has better health than ever before. However, looking between the lines drawn by the statistics, it is evident that this is not true for everyone. Significant […]

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IFGH is Pleased to Announce its Programme for the 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference

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The 2018 Global Health Exchange Conference is less than a month away, and is set to bring together some of the world’s foremost experts to discuss “Health for All” in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals. Some of the highlights from the two-day conference include the official launch of the IFGH Strategy for 2018-2023 […]

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