A story of a Gender-based Violence (GBV) survivor from Palestine, how she was supported, and was able to shift her life path
As seen through Dalia’s eyes: reflections on the world of Global Health from a pioneering Sudanese activist (Part 3)
in this final instalment of Sofia and Dalia’s interview, Dalia synthesises her experiences as an activist in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health, and shares her views on what ‘Decolonising Global Health’ means in practice.
As seen through Dalia’s eyes: reflections on the world of Global Health from a pioneering Sudanese activist (Part 2)
In the second installment of this article series, Sofia and Dalia discuss Female Genital Mutilation and Dalia’s activism towards ending it in her home country of Sudan. Please be aware that these sensitive topics may be distressing for some readers.
Joanna Burke-Bajaj details the conflicting history and future of the Breast is Best campaign for breastfeeding and the Fed is Best movement
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj The Future of Choice in Feeding: A history of breastfeeding conflict between the Breast is Best campaign and the Fed is Best movement August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and as such it is also a time when new parents can sometimes find themselves thrust into a social media spotlight and […]
As seen through Dalia’s eyes: reflections on the world of Global Health from a pioneering Sudanese activist (Part 1)
Sofia Weiss Goitiandia spoke for hours with Global Health scholar and activist Dalia Elhag. In this first article based on their conversation, Dalia talks about the roots of her committed feminism, which is at the heart of her activist work.
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Workplace Equity in Long-Term Care: Devaluing care and the feminisation of labour When discussing the widespread implications of health inequities it is important to not negate the fact that the need for improvements in health equity apply not only to patients and communities seeking care, but also to healthcare […]
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Gender Equality and Water: The effects of advancement of the status of women on improved clean water accessibility Within many low-to-middle income countries and communities (LMICs) around the world, women’s health and significant facets of women’s lives are intrinsically tied to water, often through applied social gender roles […]
Joanna Burke-Bajaj identifies concerns of gender and choice in the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan to reduce FASD
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Gender and Choice in Health Promotion: WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan Recommendations to Reduce FASD Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) include a wide range of possible negative effects on birth and fetus development from the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. The first draft of the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan […]
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj How Guaranteed Income Policies Can Reduce IPV Within the field of Public Health, there is significant focus on reducing disease and illness, and with extensive discussions regarding topics like increasing uptake of vaccines or lowering waiting times for primary care, it can be easy to overlook the role of […]
Sofia Weiss Goitiandia meets Medical Herstory founder Tori Ford to discuss and reflect on gender, health and the medical institution.