Over the past few years, there has been an increase in both awareness and call to action from students and early career professionals to decolonize the existing global health structures.
Category: Decolonising Global Health
How can public and global health students work to decolonize global health? One student reflects on a seminar led by Dr Aloysius Ssennyonjo.
A former fundraiser for a children’s organization reflects on how fundraising campaigns can avoid harmful stereotypes and communicate in a more nuanced, creative, and engaging way.
Is inequity perpetuated at the “global” conferences and forums where health inequities are discussed?
How are we responsible for the field of Global Health as individuals? Performance artist Precy Numbi blurs the boundaries between reality and imagination, prompting a dialogue on collective responsibility, vulnerability and protection. This article reflects on what his work can mean for all of us passionate about Global Health
“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.
Translating Theory Into Action: Are we lacking competencies, or just failing to recognise systemic power structures?
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.