Global Health Internship in the Ecuadorian Rainforest

16. Mai 2018 at 08:19

1. Background  Foundation Human Nature (FHN) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting sustainable rural health and development projects in Ecuador. FHN works with a local health committee and representatives of the Ministry of Health in strengthening a primary health center in the El Páramo region in the north-west of the country. […]

Global Health and Disability

26. April 2018 at 12:49

Start: 4th June 2018, online course. Around 15% of the world’s population, or 1 billion people, live with some form of disability, with numbers continuing to rise over the coming decades. People with disabilities are often overlooked in national and international development, and can face widespread barriers in accessing services, […]

Community-Based Tuberculosis Screening – a Double-Edged Sword?

10. April 2018 at 09:40

by Olivia Biermann. Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health challenge – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals aim at ending the global TB epidemic by 2035, which will require intensified activity to increase TB case detection […]

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March

6. März 2018 at 16:11

24th March 2018, worldwide. Each year we commemorate World TB Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert […]

22nd International AIDS Conference 2018

22. Februar 2018 at 15:05

23rd to 27th July 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. First convened during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights. […]

Spring School of Global Health 2018

8. Januar 2018 at 12:08

9th to 13th April 2018, Geneva, Switzerland. Spring School of Global Health 2018 – the unique and flexible structure of the one week program allows participants to gain a comprehensive knowledge base in global health while providing a strong global health focused platform to engage and strengthen professional networks. Participants of […]

One Health Approach

5. Dezember 2017 at 13:21

One Health recognizes that the health of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected. It involves applying a coordinated, collaborative, multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to address potential or existing risks that originate at the animal-human-ecosystems interface. The aim is to improve health and well-being through the prevention of risks and the mitigation of […]

The Global Public Health Conference 2018

29. November 2017 at 12:28

6th to 7th February 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) welcomes you to The Global Public Health Conference 2018 (GlobeHEAL) to be held from 6th to 7th of February 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme “Revitalizing Resilience towards the Emergence of Healthy Communities.” The […]

Disaster Management and Humanitarian Aid

9. November 2017 at 10:45

What does it mean for a hospital to be ready for disaster? Health systems have learned a few lessons from the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida, but experts say many are currently still not fully prepared to deal with disaster. Disasters — both natural and manmade — are a […]

Global Health Conference

9. November 2017 at 09:53

21st February 2018, Edinburgh, UK. There has been significant progress in global health in the past three decades. Infant and child mortality has reduced and life expectancy has increased across developing countries. All this can be attributed to the introduction of new vaccines, improved access to care and general social […]