Gender is a crucial determinant of health. Emergency situations have the potential to reinforce deep-established structural gender inequalities. In our latest article, Kate Vanderbraak reflects on previous epidemics as well as COVID-19-borne implications for women across the world.
Health corruption deteriorates health care systems worldwide. How is it presented in our everyday practice, and what is its impact on patients’ and populations’ health? In this article, I share how corruption arises in the Mexican healthcare system along with its consequences.
COVID-19 has made clear that high income countries might not be the best equipped to face epidemics. Countries like Rwanda have shown how early action and comprehensive prevention strategies are key in minimising the number of deaths from COVID-19.
“Stay home, wash your hands, social distance” are the guidelines worldwide to prevent spreading of COVID-19. But how do these apply to asylum seekers living in overcrowded camps with scarce WASH facilities in Greece?
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.”
EOGH authors reflect on a recent panel discussion about reaching the ‘last mile’ in SRHR, including interviews with two panelists working in the field.
A common myth about suicide is that talking about suicide will increase its prevalence. Education is a key suicide prevention strategy, so read on to learn more.