At first glance, podcasts seem pretty straightforward. But when you take a dip below the surface, many more interesting questions appear. The Talk Public Health team invites their audience to reflect on who is doing the talking, and to whom.
“Although it was strange and weird at first to play the villain; over time I began to see it as a new way of communicating how exactly we experience these people.” EOGH’s first event of 2020 explored a collaborative research project here in Denmark and highlighted the experiences of young Muslims in a country that seeks to exclude them.
On the 8th and 9th of November 2019, the Swedish Network for International Health (SNIH) hosted a 2-day conference at Lund University, Sweden. As participants, we have come to recognize the post-colonial traits ever present in how we study and practice global health.
As civil society, our power lies in holding governments accountable in the health and climate emergency. This is a call to action: join a movement, protest expansion of fossil fuel industries, ask your professors to include climate change in their teaching. Let’s come together to demand real change in 2020, knowing that the benefits of action far outweigh the costs of our leaders’ failure to unite.
What do you imagine will be on your dinner plate in 2050?
Mark Khurana writes about his podcast Untold Health, through which he wishes to portray a more complete picture of healthcare by sharing some of the untold health stories that deserve more attention.
“In summary, decolonising global health is not just a series of checkboxes or adding more women of colour to the curriculum. It is not the same as “diversity”, and should not be reduced to a buzzword.”
‘Decolonising Global Health’ took place on 1st and 2nd October 2019, co-organised by EOGH, Sammen Mod Racisme and the School of Global Health. Day 2 focused on the colonial legacy in academia and epistemic responsibility; led by Professor Adrián Groglopo.
‘Decolonising Global Health’ took place on 1st and 2nd October 2019, co-organised by EOGH, Sammen Mod Racisme and the School of Global Health. Day 1 was led by Mica Oh, focusing on structural racism and personal reflection.
EOGH authors reflect on a recent panel discussion about reaching the ‘last mile’ in SRHR, including interviews with two panelists working in the field.