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World Health Day 2018 – Isaac Florence

World Health Day this year is a special one. It marks the 70th iteration of this global celebration, as well as the 70th birthday of the World Health Organisation. It is also special as this year is also the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata declaration, identifying primary health care as the key to the attainment … Continue reading World Health Day 2018 – Isaac Florence

Updates from MM18 – Lopa Banerjee

This year, I was lucky enough to be a part of the UK delegation that went to the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA)’s 2018 March Meeting conference (MM18) in Hurghada, Egypt. The experience itself was absolutely marvellous, as it was a week spent in a fabulous resort with over 1000 other students who … Continue reading Updates from MM18 – Lopa Banerjee

The Divide: Book Review by Ben Eder – Trustee

The Divide by Jason Hickel  ‘A world economic system that was designed over hundreds of years to enrich a small portion of humanity at the expense of the vast majority’ Jason Hickel in his phenomenal book, The Divide, takes the reader on a journey that will fundamentally change our understanding of the world and inspires … Continue reading The Divide: Book Review by Ben Eder – Trustee

Updates from MM18 – Lucy Singh

What a week! After a few travel difficulties thanks to the “Beast from the East”, our wonderful delegation of 10 enthusiastic Students for Global Health-ers from across the network got to Egypt to represent the UK within the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association (IFMSA) at the 67th General Assembly (GA). Let’s pause for a … Continue reading Updates from MM18 – Lucy Singh

Advocacy Perspectives – The UCU Strike by Joanna Marsden

This blog was written by Students for Global Health member* Joanna Marsden on 22nd February in response to the UCU pension disputes. *But does not necessarily reflect the views of all members. Over the coming weeks the University College Union (UCU) has planned multiple strikes days, cancelling lectures and research. These strikes come at the … Continue reading Advocacy Perspectives – The UCU Strike by Joanna Marsden