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Reflections on modern humanitarianism: 9 key thoughts

Reflections on modern humanitarianism: 9 key thoughts

Every day, millions of people are assisted by humanitarian organisations. However, despite its benevolent aims, humanitarian work is not straightforward....

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Considering Resistance in World Antibiotic Awareness Week

In the lead-up to our event, ‘Antibiotic resistance: A Global Ticking Timebomb?‘, in collaboration with ReThinkX, we explore why the...

Manchester Global Health Society at the B!RTH Festival

The Manchester Global Health Society’s involvement in the Royal Exchange Theatre’s B!RTH Festival (October 19th – 22nd, 2016) began in...

B!RTH Festival Manchester – October 2016

B!RTH Festival Manchester – October 2016

Anahita Sharma, 4th-year medical student and Editor of the Global Health Society, reviews attending the B!RTH Festival held at the Royal...

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Join the Committee 2016/17

MCR Global Health Committee Applications  – 2016/17   Having a healthy work-life balance is essential for any student, and having...

Award: ‘Most Innovative Public Health Project’

Winner of the “Most Innovative Public Health Project” by a student – James Adams   James Adams is one of...

Award: ‘Most Inspirational Public Health Teacher’

Winner of the inaugural “Most Inspirational Public Health Teacher” Award 2016 – Dr Arpana Verma   Dr Arpana Verma has a long...

Awards Given At the International Festival of Public Health 2016

Public health is crucial to securing a healthy future for all. Our ambition from day one has always been to...

Health 2020: Health and Wellbeing Indicators

The International Festival of Public Health will be occurring next week on the 1st July 2016, hosted by the Manchester Urban...

INTERVIEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE: PUBLIC HEALTH

INTERVIEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE: PUBLIC HEALTH

Anisa Jafar is a trainee doctor in the North West of England and gives her perspective on the battlefront that is public...

Ebola: How Emergency Relief Can Harm Public Health

The now subsiding Ebola outbreak was first recognised in December 2013 in southern Guinea from where it spread to eight...

The Global Health Poetry Competition

The Global Health Poetry Competition aims to encourage students across different faculties to view global health issues from a holistic...

Migration of Health Workers: A major contributor to global health disparity?

The Brain Drain In a globalised world, where the movement of people is made ever easier – migration of health...

How Can You Support People Living With Dementia?

Dementia is a disease which affects so many people in this country. You may have a family member with dementia...

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Storify: ‘Refugees & The Homeless: Real Stories’ Event

Relive the event or catch up on what you missed… Highlights from our “Refugees & The Homeless: Real Stories” Event...