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.
Research shows that 30% of refugees have been subjected to torture. Meanwhile, health in prisons is consistently worse compared to that of general population. These urgent issues often slip under the Global Health radar, as they involve some of the world’s most marginalised people.
Indigenous peoples of the Arctic face many challenges in our rapidly changing world. The epidemic of death by suicide has many component causes; including colonial and post-colonial changes in social structures and a subsequent disconnection with traditional lifestyles, ACEs, and changes in the economy triggered by climate change affecting the Arctic ecosystems.
From a global health perspective, these insights are vital for understanding the health-related harms caused by transphobia.
“The study has some bold recommendations. Steak-lovers will be disappointed to find yet another scientific paper laying out the negative health and environmental effects of meat consumption. Vegans will be delighted to find their vegetable, lentil and soy-rich diets vindicated…”
“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).”
“Together with 30 scientists we are going to tell the world what they should be eating by 2050. This is a fairly audacious thing to do but its grounded on real evidence.”
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.
Is breast reconstruction really a choice, considering the complex structures of gender, medicalisation and politics that influence the process?
MScGH students recently attended the 2018 World Health Summit in Berlin. From billionaire donors and Big Pharma to unhealthy catering and #manels, we have some opinions…