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.”
‘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.