Yearly Archives: 2017



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This year’s edition of the World Health Summit was held in Berlin from 15th to 17th October and brought together around 2,000 individuals from over a 100 countries. The extraordinary mix of individuals striving for a healthier world was composed of top-level researchers, members of the civil society, high-profile politicians, […]

Insights of the World Health Summit 2017





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Applications are usually the first step to landing a job and give employers the first impression of applicants. It is, therefore, crucial to demonstrate how suitable and qualified you are for the job in order to increase your chances of going on to the next phase. Preparation makes all the […]

Tips for the job application letter


About the project The Peer2Peer sessions is a GHNGN online project that aims to bring together individuals at different stages of their careers in Global Health by providing a space to share experiences and practical information about studies, research and/or professional endeavours. About the format Every Peer2peer session is composed […]

Peer2Peer Online sessions by GHNGN



What lies in our hands
A pat on someone’s back, a pinch on a child’s cheek, a high five with a friend, feeling someone’s forehead for a fever, sharing a handshake as a form of greeting, we use our hands for so much. Our hands are at times our first tactile contact with the world. […]

What lies in our hands


Mental Health in Kenya: The Unspoken Agenda
Behind the walls of the Mathari Hospital, Kenya’s only specialised national referral institution in mental health lies a public health outcry. Overwhelmed by patient numbers, under-resourced and understaffed operations are ‘business as usual’ at Mathari hospital. As stated in the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNHCR) ‘Human Rights Audit […]

Mental Health in Kenya: The Unspoken Agenda