Good Health and Well Being

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Good Health and Well BeingIt has been 1 week in India and I have learnt so much as an individual. Being aleader for an international volunteer group is much different to being avolunteer- there are different expectations, different responsibilities anddifferent experiences. Bearing all this in mind, I had the honour of speakingwith Father John, a […]

Challenging perspectives- Myths and stereotypes, Gender Equality, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), Photo exhibition- experiences in India

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Challenging perspectives- Myths and stereotypes, Gender Equality, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), Photo exhibition- experiences in IndiaSarah discussed about:Challenging perspectives- Myths and stereotypesGender EqualitySustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)Photo exhibition- experiences in India About Author: Name: Sarah Gallagher Award: Silver Award SDG: 5 Location Action project: Togher Family Centre, Cork

blacks and whites

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blacks and whitesaction projectsWith these two images I wanted to raise awareness among people of the big social differences between blacks and whites in South Africa.The image in black and white is of one of the largest townships in the whole country near Cape Town, whereas the colour one is of the beach houses in […]

One Health and the Sustainable Development Goals Talk

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One Health and the Sustainable Development Goals TalkI organized a talk on One Health and the Sustainable Development goals in my capacity of Auditor of the One Health Society. This involved asking Professor Patrick Walsh, professor of international development studies in UCD to talk about the development of the goals and how they relate to […]

Sexual Health Presentation with UCD LGBTQ+

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Sexual Health Presentation with UCD LGBTQ+Much of my work in Thailand was on HIV prevention among high risk groups. In Ireland, men who have sex with men (MSM) are the highest risk group for new HIV infections, accounting for half of new infections last year. As such, I felt the need to deliver an educational […]

Take #2

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Take #2My first talk was at a church where I spoke about the Good Health, I specifically targeted the church as I knew mainly people of African descent attended it. I knew that access to healthcare for ethnic minorities is quite low due to the costs. But I was cautious in terms of my delivery […]

Take #1

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Take #2My second action project took place in St. Kevin’s College secondary school. Again in addressing the UN SDG of Good Health, it was key that I co-created projects with my audiences. As the target audiences for the majority of my talks were youth, it was important not to prescribe knowledge but actually allow for […]