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The importance of a strong civil society response to natural disasters in Myanmar

This week, CHGN Associate Dr Joy Wright shares her recent experience in Myanmar and explores the key role of civil society in disaster response. —– “Rain – proper rain- on the roof all night. Like someone left a thousand power showers on.” I wrote three weeks ago, in a guest house in Yangon. What I …

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The traditional doctors of the Yawo Muslim tribe in Mozambique and Malawi

The role of the ‘informal’ healthcare system and traditional healers belongs to a worldview largely misunderstood by a western mindset …this week’s guest author and documentary film maker Tim Cowley explores the context of this traditional practice in his new film, Sick in Africa. —– It’s not every day that I find myself talking to …

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Microplastic Pollution in our oceans: a threat to human and planet health

This week, Giulia Grimaldi is setting off on an expedition to the Russian wilderness to investigate the health and environmental risks posed by ‘microplastics’ – tiny particles of plastic in our ocean. In our blog this week, she shares some of her research. —– It is estimated that there are over 35,500 tons of microplastics …

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