The Report of the High-level Panel on the Global Response to Health Crises: Protecting Humanity from Future Health Crises, was released this January and is now available. IDHA alumna, Dr. Elin Gursky (IDHA 40) was one of the main members of the secretariat that helped to prepare the report.
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Last year, Gisele Menye Ntsama-Langue (IDHA 39) was working with Oxfam Mali in response to the Ebola Crisis. One year after Mali was declared Ebola free, Gisele co-authored a Joint Policy Paper,
Anwar Gubara (HNTC 5) is now based in Beirut, Lebanon as a Human Rights Officer for the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Syria Monitoring Team. Previously, Anwar served as a Consultant for UNHCHR in Khartoum, before completing his Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, in 2013. Anwar’s ambition is to return back to his country, Sudan, and work to empower people with albinism.
Dr. Sr. Ephigenia Gachiri, IBVM (IIHA and IDHA Guest Lecturer) of the Termination of Female Genital Mutilation project has recently released the first newsletter of 2016 with new updates on their projects.
In his latest blog post, “Jobs for the Bots,” Joe Lowry (IDHA 12) writes about whether the real threat to job security is technological advancement or migration. He argues about the detrimental effects of restrictions and resistance to migrants on our economies and economic development as a whole.
Read Timo Luege’s (IDHA 21) latest posts: “Technology Without Capacity Pretty Useless, Study Finds”, “Links I Liked: The White House, Community Management, and More”, “World Bank: Digital Revolution Requires Strong Analogue Foundation”, and “Use Twitter if You Plan a Revolution, Facebook to Improve Farming”on his blog, Social Media for Good!
Andy McElroy (IDHA 16) recently posted new articles for The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) including “ASEAN moves to strengthen disaster cooperation,“which focuses on the critical need for disaster resilience at the community and national level and “Nargis Memory Spurs Resilience Training,” which highlights how the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is being put into action in post-Nargis Myanmar.