Could addressing climate change be the greatest opportunity for the 21st century?

By Jasmin Abbott SfGH, Winner of the Earth Week Blog Competition Addressing climate change offers us the opportunity to integrate respect for our planet and each other into every-day living, to tackle a huge health threat, and even go beyond this to improve health globally, perhaps beyond any recorded baseline. Integrated with this is the … Continue reading Could addressing climate change be the greatest opportunity for the 21st century?

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

Exchanges open to all UK medical students

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Interested in doing a medical placement/elective abroad next year? Interested in enhancing your understanding of global health? This is your chance! For the first time ever, Students for Global Health is offering medical students from ANY medical school in the UK a chance to go on a 4-week clinical clerkship to one … Continue reading Exchanges open to all UK medical students

Exchange in Palestine

By Christian Coles, Barts and the London Medical School During Summer 2016 I spent a month in Bethlehem, Palestine as part of a medical exchange coordinated with the IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students Association). This moving experience was made possible in part thanks to the financial support I received from the QMUL Expedition fund … Continue reading Exchange in Palestine