Conference Roundup: Climate Change and Health – The Challenges and the Opportunities

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Conference Roundup: Climate Change and Health – The Challenges and the Opportunities

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Climate Change and Health: The Challenges and the Opportunities took place at NUI Galway’s Institute for Lifecourse and Society on Friday 22nd September 2017. Over 80 people from diverse backgrounds attended the conference on the day, which featured expert speakers Dr. Nicholas Watts (Executive Director of the Lancet Countdown), Joni Pegram (Senior Climate Change Policy […]

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Unicef: 30 Million Girls Face Genital Mutilation Over Next Decade

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Publications More than 30 million girls face genital mutilation over the next decade, Unicef has reported. More than 125 million girls and women alive today have undergone “genital cutting,” although the numbers are declining. Female genital mutilation still remains “almost universal” in some countries, a United Nations Children’s Fund study released on Monday (July […]

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