“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.
In future, space missions may be able to bring back more than just rocks and observational data; they could provide vital insights that help us to ameliorate or even revolutionize health on a global level.
We are excited for the rest of the year, aiming to continue to broaden and deepen our understanding of global health- and how seemingly unrelated challenges and changes can affect it.
This year’s Earth Overshoot Day falls on the 29th of July, which means this year we need 1.75 Earths to support humanity’s demand on our planet’s ecosystems. On the 29th of July, we’ve used up all the resources we had to live sustainably.
‘The systems change that is needed will not be possible in the short space of time we have to address these problems, so the only other way forward is innovation.’
…and how is the World Health Organization promoting it to fight noncommunicable diseases?
Humans are mammals. Breasts, or mammae, are quintessentially human; most of us have them and some of us feed from them. In the Republic of Ireland, public health initiatives are focused on increasing breastfeeding rates, which are some of the lowest in Europe.
While the general xenophobic policies are abhorrent, have severe mental health consequences, and infringe on human rights, it’s necessary to understand which parties take what stances on immigration.