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This was Global Health Night 2021: Can technology be a force for good in improving planetary health?
Global Health Night and SIGHT Award 2021 aspired to keep momentum following the recent COP26 and discussed whether technology could be a force for good in improving planetary health. Today’s post gives you a wrap-up and the main conclusions of this stimulating event.
Without a healthy planet, we cannot have a healthy human population. SOGH as an organization is dedicated to contributing to planetary health and in today’s blog post our environmental sustainability manager Chrisitina shares with us SOGH’s position and actions on the topic.
Tanden Frisk is back with the third part of our Oral Health Blog Series. Today, we spotlight women’s oral health during pregnancy, the specific causes, and risks of periodontal diseases.
Moses Kwangwa, a public health scientist and director at OVAAT, a non-governmental organization operating in Uganda, takes us on a journey, detailing OVAAT’s role during the pandemic in Uganda.
In anticipation of Menstrual Hygiene day, the 28th of May, we explore how women and girls’ rights are undermined by the treatment they face during menstruation, as well as several period myths affecting menstruators around the world.
The Tanden Frisk team is back with our oral health blog series. This month, we put the spotlight on the world’s most prevalent health condition usually hidden in the darkness of oral cavities: dental caries.
It’s World Oral Health Day! On this special occasion the Tanden Frisk team launches a new blog series on oral health in vulnerable population groups and how their targeted projects will look like in the future.
To honour International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, we raise awareness on how young girls across the globe are still affected by child marriage.
Cultural practices abound everywhere in the world, most of them ancient. Today’s article is an exploration into some affable, bizarre and inimical cultural practices.
Fundraising for an organization isn’t always easy. Luckily, we have Emilia Lindquist with us to support our team as fundraising manager. Read her advice on how to successfully fundraise during a pandemic.
Today we introduce the Popular Science Corner with this article from Ismael which explores reproductive choices in India and the factors that influence women’s childbearing decisions.
This blog post explores how issues of health, insecurity and education are obstacles to achieving a wellbeing economy in Nigeria.
In anticipation of Global Health Night 2020 we highlight how the pandemic has brought about social inequalities and what actions we can take to move beyond building back better in a post pandemic world.
Former interns for the Mama and Family project, Zin and Lynnet have now taken over as project managers! Read on to find out all they have to share about themselves and their internship experience.
Toothbrushing is the first thing most of us do every morning. But how can we make this daily habit more sustainable? To help you out, our Tanden Frisk team has put together a survival guide on eco-friendly oral hygiene.
Breast ironing is an action perpetuated to stop the development of breasts. It is unfortunate that thelarche is a source of excruciating pain and horror for some girls as it marks their subjection to breast ironing.
Amidst the ongoing pandemic, the EU Commission decided on cutting health funds for 2021-2017. We at SOGH believe: The time to invest in a healthier future is now and support the EU4health campaign towards better health for all Europeans.
For our 5th post on the Covid-19 Impact Series, Worldview on Coronavirus, we introduce Chiara and Lu, two women from Italy and China, who talk about their struggle in the time of Covid-19 and how their countries are coping and healing.
In the fourth part of our series, Robert from Australia and Victoria from Uganda share their views, fears and hopes they were experiencing during the Covid-19 lockdown in their countries.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage globally, we meet Christy from the United States and Ana from Brazil. These young women tell us about life in their countries during the pandemic.
Amidst the social and political turmoil, the US also faces the highest number of Coronavirus cases worldwide. The virus is tearing through the US at an alarming rate, and with some cities poised to fully open this month, it raises cause for concern.
COVID-19 and menstruation have more things in common than one would think! Read why COVID-19 puts the spotlight on existing inequalities and the fight for gender equity through good menstrual health.
This new blog series will address indirect health impacts of Covid-19 in low and lower-middle income countries. Read our interview with public health expert Peter Waiswa about the pandemic impacts on maternal health in Uganda.
The 25th of April is World Malaria Day! On this occasion we decided to share with you five untold facts about this deadly and widespread disease. Read on to learn more about Malaria.
In anticipation of Earth Day 2020, which will be celebrated next week, it’s a perfect occasion to discuss how climate action and safeguarding our planet’s health are necessary steps to achieve better human health.