Tag: Ireland

Ending Ireland’s Apathy to Climate Change

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Colm Duffy As we approach 2050, the world has significant challenges that need to be tackled to ensure food and environmental security. With the global population set to increase to 9-12 billion the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) predicts that food production must...

Resolving the Contradictions of Growth and Capabilities: A rights-based approach to health

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Bianca van Bavel   Applying a human rights approach often calls into question a series of contradictions; particularly when it is introduced by the nation’s President to open up public discourse on health system reform against a backdrop of economic austerity. In this...

Partnerships in HIV: Embracing Change and Getting Back to Basics

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...

IFGH 2012: An Exploration of the Hospital and Ward Factors Associated with High Levels of Overseas-Trained Nurses in General Hospitals in Ireland: Using Irish RN4CAST Study Results

by globalhealth on Jan 31, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
To explore hospital factors that account for the variation in rates of non-EU qualified nurses in general hospitals in Ireland. Working hypotheses were that: large, teaching, urban hospitals would have higher levels of non-EU qualified nurses, given their higher turnover rates; hospitals with more negative work...

IFGH 2012: WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel- Implications for Ireland

by globalhealth on Jan 31, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
Ireland, because of its disproportionate reliance on passively and actively recruited non-EU trained nurses and doctors, has ethical responsibilities both to its foreign health workers and their countries. In the long-run, it will be Ireland's success or not in developing and retaining its domestic health workforce that...

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