The Covid-19 virus is spreading everywhere and faster than we thought, forcing us to change our habits just as quickly – We need to stop, think, and start caring about everyone else, inside and outside our countries.
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.
At first glance, podcasts seem pretty straightforward. But when you take a dip below the surface, many more interesting questions appear. The Talk Public Health team invites their audience to reflect on who is doing the talking, and to whom.
“Although it was strange and weird at first to play the villain; over time I began to see it as a new way of communicating how exactly we experience these people.” EOGH’s first event of 2020 explored a collaborative research project here in Denmark and highlighted the experiences of young Muslims in a country that seeks to exclude them.
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.
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.”