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.
“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.
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 student decided to write about Greenland. What happens next will amaze you.
“An increasingly de-politicised global health narrative fails to challenge the root causes of inequalities and poses a major challenge to achieving health equity (11).”
After some time in hibernation, the Eye on Global Health blog rose from the ashes in 2018 and is more active than ever before.
Our proposed solution, DIVERSITREE 2023, not only mitigates the effects of climate change in line with the COP21 Paris Agreement, it also improves the mental wellbeing of community residents.