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The reducing of animal-sourced foods consumption: a One Health approach

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Andreina Marina Rebouças de Oliveira and Lara Victória Rebouças Aragão are medical students in the first year at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte (UERN), Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

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5 ways Palestinian startups are shaping their society

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Teresa Belardo, Community Lead, Regional Agenda, Europe, World Economic Forum The Middle East and North Africa are home to a vibrant and dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem and are increasingly drawing attention from international investors. Young Palestinians are exploring innovative […]

Children in wealthy countries are less optimistic about their future than those in developing nations – here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Senior Writer, Formative Content Economic pessimism among the youth is more likely in high-income countries, compared with middle- and low-income ones. A new survey, the Changing Childhood Project, asked what it’s like growing up now. While […]

Which emerging economies have the best universities?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content China dominates the record number of universities that qualified for the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022. THE’s survey ranks institutions from emerging economies classified as ‘advanced emerging’, ‘secondary emerging’ […]

Intersectionality and health in Ghana: How can Ghana tackle barriers to care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Andrew Awuah, a Ghanaian medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine and Ms. Owusu Yaa Asieduwaa, a 3rd year Doctor of pharmacy student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), […]

4 ways Pakistan is tackling plastic waste and pollution

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Malik Amin Aslam Khan, Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Climate Change & Global Vice President of IUCN To eliminate plastic pollution, banning plastic bags is not enough. Creative solutions are needed to prevent and mitigate plastic […]

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4 experts on why sustainable mass timber is the green future of building

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Patrick Henry, Senior Writer, Formative Content Cross-laminated timber is strong enough to compete with concrete and steel. Use of mass timber in construction is likely to take off at scale over the next decade. Increased use would help […]

5 key insights on the future-readiness of SMEs

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Olivier Woeffray, Practice Lead, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum SMEs represent around 90% of all firms globally, contributing to roughly 70% of employment. These businesses play significant roles in enabling, constraining and shaping the nature of innovation. We […]

The Omicron variant is here – what comes next? Here are 5 possibilities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mick Costigan, Vice President, Salesforce Futures, Salesforce Clarity on the implications of Omicron will not arrive for a few weeks, and until then uncertainty risks paralyzing leaders and their organizations. Drawing on earlier scenario work, here are five […]

Diversity in the newsroom can build better media. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeanne Bourgault, President and CEO, Internews Maintaining diversity in the newsroom and providing inclusive content is imperative for the longevity of any media platform. More diverse and inclusive newsrooms and coverage can provide better representation of societies, build […]

Robot workers are being hired at record rates in US companies – here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content US companies ordered more robots than ever before in the first nine months of 2021, as they struggled to recruit staff. Economic disruption caused by COVID-19 and increased remote working has accelerated […]

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The space AI keeping tabs on COP26 carbon pledges

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Advances in AI mean we can now verify climate pledges from space. From tracking tree cover to calculating carbon capture, AI technology can deliver the real picture. Google’s Earth Engine is providing […]

5 reasons to participate in digital identity ecosystems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christine Leong, Global Blockchain Identity Lead and Managing Director , Accenture Governments are investing in digital identity ecosystems and organizations must understand how this affects the services they offer. Businesses must consider the roles they will play in […]

Why we need a planetary health star rating for apps

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Martin Tomitsch, Professor in Interaction Design & Director of Innovation, The University of Sydney With more than 7.5 billion forecast to connect via online services by 2030, digital technology’s contribution to global GHG emissions is likely to increase […]

3 ways policymakers can make EV batteries more sustainable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Benedikt Sobotka, Co-Chair of the Global Battery Alliance and CEO, Eurasian Resources Group & Mathy Stanislaus, Director, Public Policy, Global Battery Alliance There is growing concern about the increased demand for commodities and metals used in electric vehicle […]

These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2021

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mariette DiChristina, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University & Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer, IBM The 10th anniversary edition of the World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies Report lists new technologies poised to impact the world in […]

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The reducing of animal-sourced foods consumption: a One Health approach

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Andreina Marina Rebouças de Oliveira and Lara Victória Rebouças Aragão are medical students in the first year at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte (UERN), Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

Reaching the global agenda through vegetarianism as a one health strategy

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ana Carolina Alves de Oliveira and Thiago Gurgel Regis are both first year medical students at Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte (UERN) in Mossoró, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The […]

One health approach to wet markets

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Alexandra Lourenço, a 1st-year medical student from the University of Beira Interior in Portugal. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

One Health Approach: A Time Tested Nature’s Strategy

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abshaar Saeed is a graduate and an intern from Shadan medical and research institution, Hyderabad, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

Zika Virus: highlighting the importance of multisectoralty in achieving the Global Health Agenda

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Eduarda Comunello and Mr. William Pereira Horst, a 5th semester medical student at Unicesumar, in Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

Climate Change: The Real Pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Aysha Noor, a 3rd year MBBS student from Shifa College of Medicine in Islamabad, Pakistan. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

The missing doctors: why do most women drop out of practicing medicine?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Yusra Abid Shah, a Pakistani 5th year medical student in Oman. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Intersectionality and health in Ghana: How can Ghana tackle barriers to care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Andrew Awuah, a Ghanaian medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine and Ms. Owusu Yaa Asieduwaa, a 3rd year Doctor of pharmacy student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), […]

Healthcare and Prejudice: Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sneha Das, a 21 year old third year medical student from the Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, Indi. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

The importance of understanding intersectionality in health

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Rodrigo L. Leite, a 6th year medical student and Ms. Maria L. C. Meurer, a 4th year medial student from Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Intersectionality and tackling barriers to health care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rajvi Chaudhary, a fresh graduate from Medical College Baroda and SSG Hospital, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

When Can Everyone Pluck the Grapes?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Natasha Sharma, a 4th Year medical student from Gauhati Medical College, Assam, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

Elderly care from the perspective of intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Liliany Mirelly Bezerra Alves, a first-year medical student at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte – UERN, Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

3 ways to expand EU taxonomy and accelerate green transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ulrike Decoene, Group Chief Communications; Brand and Sustainability Officer, AXA & Olivier Blum, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, Schneider Electric The EU taxonomy is a recently adopted classification system, establishing a list of environmentally sustainable economic activities. The […]

Positive intersectionality: a blessing to clinical diagnosis

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Khushi Singh, an Indian, 19 years old, second year medical student at International Higher School of Medicine (IHSM) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Intersectionality and health: how can we tackle barriers to care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ms.Kaivalya Mannem, a twenty-year-old medical student at Siddhartha medical college, a college under Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

The bridge to gap itnersectionality within health care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Jibin Chacko, an incoming senior clerk & a bonafide medical student of Gullas College of Medicine , University of the Visayas, Philippines. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

The gender gap and health care: tackling the problem at its roots

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Feriel Arezki, a 5th year medical student from Bejaia, Algeria. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

We Are More Likely Than Unlikely

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Farzana Anjum Shusmita, a 5th year Medical student from Bangladesh Medical College. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

What is intersectionality? Can It Help to Overcome Barriers in Health Care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ezgi Selamet, an enthusiastic 2nd-year medical student in Turkey, who is especially interested in behavioral psychology and neuropsychiatry. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

Beyond the walls: the intersectionality of care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Daltro Moreira Iori, a medical student with a scholarship from the University for All program of the Federal Government of Brazil, at the University Center of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

Intersectionality as the driver for health care inequalities

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Carolina Barbosa Veloso, a twenty-one-year-old woman and a fourth-year medical student at the Nova Medical School – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (NMS – FCM), in the center of Lisbon, Portugal. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The […]

“Healthcare system & socioeconomic inequities”-through the lens of developing nations

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Afsana Rahman Maliha, a final year MBBS student at Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Silence of the Lambs: effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of the youth

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Vimbai Matshalaga, a Zimbabwean completing her third year medical studies at the Norman Bethune Health Science Center of Jilin University in Changchun. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

A Call to Action for a Stronger Global Healthcare Workforce

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr. Vedant Shukla, an intern doctor from India with various passions ranging from Research, Global Surgery, SRHR, Mental Health, Public and Global Health. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

Living in a pandemic: what are the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of the youth

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Abdul-Rahman Toufik is a medical student at Sumy State Universit. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Being young in the time of Coronavirus

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Thaïmye Joseph, a fifth-year medical student, conducting his studies at Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie(FMP/UEH) in Haiti. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

Dealing with the pandemic: consequences and solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Tayba Abdulrahman Mugibel from Yemen, 3rd year medical student at Hadramout University College of Medicine, media assistant in the national team of the standing committee on research exchange NAMS_YEMEN. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

The effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of young people

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shekinah Amaka Obinna, a Nigerian and currently a medical student at Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Mental health in the pandemic: a stigma or a priority?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sharvari A Khandkar, a MBBS graduate from Medical College Baroda and SSG hospital, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

How are Brazilians being mentally affected by the economic recession arising from the current pandemic?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sarah Silvestre Figueiredo and Ms. Catarina Sepini Pires Griloa, two third-year medical students at the University of the State of Rio Grande do Norte (UERN), located in Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial […]

The mental health of young people in the pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Natan Q. A. da Silva, a 5th year medical student from Brazil and Ms. Maria L. C. Meurer, a 4th year medical student of UNINGÁ, Brazuk. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in […]

Commission strengthens cybersecurity of wireless devices and products

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission has taken action to improve the cybersecurity of wireless devices available on the European market. As mobile phones, smart watches, fitness trackers and wireless toys are more and more present in our everyday life, cyber threats pose a growing risk for […]

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