Tag: Student Outreach Group

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...

Who has the responsibility: Ethical partnerships for students working overseas

IFGH Conference 2014 Student Workshop on Ethical Partnerships Key Correspondent: Anneliese Arno A special panel session on ‘Ethical Partnerships: A Student Focussed Discussion and Workshop’ was held at the IFGH November Conference. Led by the Student Outreach Group (SOG), things kicked off with individual...

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...

WORLD TOILET DAY: it’s not just about Sh*t

WORLD TOILET DAY: it’s not just about Sh*t Sanitary Dignity On Tuesday November 19th, people all over the world were asked to ‘give a sh*t’. This isn’t meant to be offensive. World Toilet Day is more than just debating the appropriateness of poo-puns and terms for fecal matter. I’m talking about the human right...

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