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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


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





UNLEASH Innovation Lab 3
Three members of the Global Health Next Generation Network, Margarida, Andreea and Carmen,  had the amazing opportunity to attend the founding class of UNLEASH Innovation Lab. UNLEASH is a global initiative aiming to create solutions that challenge traditional approaches and business models in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals […]

UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2017



Monkeypox, the silently emerging threat
Monkeypox is not a rare disease anymore. Appropriate and effective interventions and active surveillance activities are urgently needed to make sure that monkeypox won’t become the new smallpox.   Monkeypox (caused by Monkeypox virus, genus Orthopoxvirus) has long been thought to be a rare disease occurring in humans only sporadically1. […]

Monkeypox, the silently emerging threat