Blogs

Homeless Healthcare Society: A New Initiative

If you break it down, healthcare students have three key desires: To help those in need To overcome challenges To be...

Healthcare and Homelessness

Try starting a conversation about healthcare for the homeless and see if you can play myth buster bingo. Myth 1 – Housing...

Interviews From the Frontline: An Attempt to Battle Homelessness

Hope for our Health Lies in Local Initiatives

Our first blog of 2016, much like the first blog published on this website highlights a notion of locality and discusses that...

Global Health and Philosophy

The Problem of Global Health To many, the problem of global health is fairly obvious – millions of human beings...

Dr Dan Magnus, Co-founder of Child.org reflects on the charity’s birth, its success and its future.

Dr Daniel Magnus is a Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the SickKids hospital in Toronto. He has a special...

Gaining a global perspective on health; skyping Gulu University Medical students

Reflection on a skype meeting between medical students from the University of Manchester and Gulu University, Uganda, to share ideas...

European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope is the Pharmacist Lead for the Public Health England’s Antimicrobial Resistance Programme and chair of the UK-Antibiotic...

Return to Gulu – Developing Relations

In July 2015, Jack Cooper returned to Gulu for the second time to deliver the Introduction to Clinical Learning (ICL) programme...

Gulu Trip 2015

Shirley Huang is a 4th Year Medical Student at the University of Manchester, which she joined after completing her undergraduate...

Are medical students learning enough about prescribing advice on physical health and nutrition? The campaign Move-Eat-Treat weighs in

Anahita Sharma is a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Manchester. She became interested in global health work after...

Adventures in Global Health: Dementia Friends

Dementia is a disease which affects so many people in this country. You may be directly affected by dementia, you...

Global Health Ambassadors

Global Health Ambassadors

The Manchester Global Health Society are excited to launch the Manchester Global Health Ambassadors scheme, where you can apply to...

Pregnancy Twinning: Getting an idea of the ground

James Adams is a 3rd year medical student with a keen interest in public health, based at Wythenshawe hospital in...

George Gillett: Why is Global Health important and how should it be taught in medical school?

George Gillett is a third year medical student at the University of Oxford, and has spent the past year studying...