“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.
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?