Tag: SOG

SOG Event: Health in Conflict Conference

by globalhealth on Nov 3, 2018 in
You think you want to work in the front zone, areas of conflicts and epidemics, hot spots for healthcare crisises? Sure, maybe , kinda… but what does it entail? How do you get involved ? What is it really like? Friends of MSF and AMSI are hosting an invaluable conference on the 3rd of November … Continue reading...

The Annual Making Time National Debate 2015

Making Time Debate 3rd Annual Final, Galway        #MakingTimeDebate2015    This year on the 25th March the 3rd Annual Making Time National Debate (MTD) was held at NUI Galway. This year the MTD final was hosted in collaboration with the fledgling Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Society...

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...

Key Correspondence – UCD School of Social Justice Graduate Conference

On Saturday the 4th October, in the run up to the 25th anniversary of Equality Studies and Women’s Studies in UCD (and the 10th anniversary of the formation of the UCD School of Social Justice) the graduate students of the school organised the UCD Social Justice Graduate Conference. The focus of the conference was:...

Student Vlog – World Toilet Day

Student Vlog – World Toilet Day As a follow-up to the first Vlog regarding preparing for WTD on November 19th, this new Vlog by SOG member Chiedza Mcclean shows us what happened during World Toilet Day. With interviews from the famous footballer Dr. David Hickey, and WASH experts from Ireland, check out the link...

From a Whisper to a Roar – Increasing momentum for the HIV and AIDS response globally

From a Whisper to a Roar: Increasing momentum for the HIV and AIDS response globally With the HIV epidemic in its fourth decade, the focus has shifted from the dark days of the height of AIDS to the reality of what it is like to live long term with HIV. Questions such as: how can … Continue reading "From a Whisper...

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives According to the WHO, in 2012, there were 6.6 million under-five child deaths, 44% of which occurred in their first 28 days of life. In 2010, 280 000 women died due to pregnancy or childbirth-related complications. The...

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