Getting the animal perspective in Global Health

By Sabrina Cowan, third year Veterinary Medicine student at the RVC We at the Royal Veterinary College felt extremely excited to have been invited to run a workshop at the National conference in November. Students for Global and One Health RVC are university society comprised of predominantly Veterinary students, who have a particular area of … Continue reading Getting the animal perspective in Global Health

Pharmaceutical Power and the General Election

Rhiannon Osborne 60% of voters regard the National Health Service (NHS) as the most important factor influencing their vote[i]. In the past few weeks, the NHS has repeatedly come to the forefront of the UK’s General Election debates, with the price of drugs becoming an increasingly high-profile topic. This issue, however, goes far beyond any … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Power and the General Election

Mobility, human rights and health in the age of walls and barriers – Professor Stephen Matlin

This year has seen thousands of would-be immigrants from Central America to the USA trek north through Mexico, only to be stopped at US border fences by military units and tear gas. It has witnessed the plight of many families split up and young children held in detention away from their parents after making it … Continue reading Mobility, human rights and health in the age of walls and barriers – Professor Stephen Matlin

68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe – Kim van Daalen

*** This September we were lucky to have one of our wonderful SfGH members and SfGH Cambridge Co-President, Kim van Daalen, attending the World Health Organisation's Regional Committee for Europe Meeting in ROME!! As part of an IFMSA delegation, she had an incredible time taking part in important discussions about key Global Health issues and … Continue reading 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe – Kim van Daalen

End of NHS-Home Office Patient Data sharing – by Isaac Florence

In a win for Human Rights and Health, it has just been leaked that the government will perform a U-turn on this especially cruel and morally reprehensible part of the hostile environment policy. It is expected to be announced tomorrow that the NHS will no longer be forced to share patient data with the Home … Continue reading End of NHS-Home Office Patient Data sharing – by Isaac Florence