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A blog about Global Health. An open space for discussing equitable access to health for everyone, everywhere.

Oriol Mitjà

Nos resistimos a ser la generación perdida

La ciencia y la innovación tienen un gran papel que desempeñar en el desarrollo de la sociedad y la supervivencia de la humanidad.  Algunos de los problemas científicos más importantes son evidentes, pero ni son destacados por los medios de comunicación ni están en la agenda de nuestros...

Matiana González

Vivax Malaria Eradication: Where Are We Now?

Malaria

The reestablishment of malaria eradication as an international goal has repositioned Plasmodium vivax on the malaria research agenda. Papers devoted to this species have more than doubled during the last decade, and over the last years, four scientific conferences have been devoted to this...

Francesc Magrinyà

Creando una movilidad sostenible en Barcelona

Environmental Health

Desde el año 2000 estamos desarrollando, a partir de diversos proyectos y convenios entre la Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) y la Agencia de Ecología Urbana de Barcelona, el proyecto para una Barcelona más sostenible a través de la reorganización del sistema de movilidad. ...

André Gonçalves

André Gonçalves: “One of the greatest experiences in my life”

Training & Education

My name is André and I am very pleased to be one the students enrolled in the 1st year of the ISGlobal-UB Master of Global Health . June is here, and so are our final presentations. My time here in Barcelona has passed surprisingly quickly, and I believe this is due to all the great...

Tasa Robin Hood

Policy & Global Development
  • Vanessa López
    Policy & Global Development

    Financial Transaction Tax Receives Strong Support from the European Parliament

    The news we have been reading on the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) has changed radically in the past couple of weeks. The large sums of money spent on financial lobbying efforts to spread the word...

  • Laia Bertran
    Policy & Global Development

    Tobin Tax: We Need Robin Hood More Than Ever

    The financial transaction tax that Spain will apply in 2014 is a historical demand from civil society, ever since James Tobin conceived his famous tax back in the 1970s. The proposal that is being discussed at present is called the “Robin Hood Tax”. This name, coined by

Enric Grau

Morocco: 15 Years of Innovation in Women’s and Children’s Health

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

The Strait of Gibraltar symbolizes the global inequities in health and human development that are determined by geography and by the mere fact of being born a few miles to the north or the south.  The narrow stretch of water—not even fifteen kilometres wide—that separates Europe and...

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