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
Thousands of young migrants have returned to The Gambia in the past three years after the political transformation of the country. With new expectations of democracy and youth employment opportunities, experiences of returning from the Backway journey can be difficult to navigate.
Have you ever thought about what the long ingredient list on your bottle of shampoo, soap or foundation actually entails? Follow us in our journey tracing the origins in hygiene and beauty products, making unpleasant discoveries of toxic substances, raising ethical dilemmas of placing responsibilities on the individual and the intricate task of finding non-toxic products.
In this article, we explore the relation between art and mental health, and the ways in which art-centred interventions can increase wellbeing among people.
“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.”
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.
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.
…and how is the World Health Organization promoting it to fight noncommunicable diseases?
As we continue to understand that many of the links are bidirectional, the case for robust integrated care pathways is strengthened. How an integrated care pathway manifests will vary depending on the community’s needs.
In just one generation, high-income countries have seen child cancer advance from a terminal diagnosis to a largely treatable one. Meanwhile, of the estimated 100,000 cancer deaths in children globally, 90% are in LMICs.