Professor Ruairí Brugha, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Board member of the IFGH, has written a special guest editorial focusing on the recently-published World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research. Prof. Brugha notes some of the stand-out sections of the […]
GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Siobhán Tracey “Expenditure on an effective health work force is not a cost but an investment.” The overarching message from the opening speakers at RCSI’s Global Health Conference held in Dublin on 21st and 22nd April, 2016 is that expenditure now, on building a skilled health work force, will […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today marks the last day of the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Brazil. Organised by the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) – and under the patronage of the Government of Brazil, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) – it is an event which brings […]
The IFGH 2012 International Conference had a great deal of stimulating debate on the challenges for the global health workforce. Continue reading for links to the question and answer/discussion sessions from plenary sessions on days 1 and 2 of the conference.
Continue reading to access materials from the IFGH 2012 International Conference, including the podcast, slideshow, powerpoint presentations, and audio recordings.
Irish Forum for Global Health Conference ‘The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health’ Why are health workers important? 2nd – 3rd February 2012 Programme THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 8:30-9:00am – Global Health Village (Exam Hall) Tea & Coffee 9:15-10:00am – O’Flanagan Theatre Welcome and opening remarks – Professor Cathal Kelly (CEO, RCSI) […]
At the Irish Forum for Global Health conference (February 2nd & 3rd) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCIS) Dr. Donal O’Mathuna of Dublin City University (DCU) spent time highlighting the importance of bioethics training, and preparation for disaster settings.
Key Correspondent Richeal Nic an Ri reports from the IFGH 2012 International Conference which took place in Dublin on February 2-3.