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How Technology Can Bridge The Workforce Gap In Healthcare?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. George Mathew, a fourth-year medical student at Medical University – Pleven. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

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How digitalization kept aid coming to flood-hit Pakistanis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Zarrar Sehgal, Co-Chairman, Pathfinder Group Recent flooding in Pakistan has upturned the lives of close to 70 million people, affecting 16 million families. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, who has been monitoring the relief efforts, has termed […]

Why we should invest in mental health in Africa

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Mayberry, CEO, StrongMinds Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. As many as 300 million experience depression globally, with the World Bank considering it “the greatest thief of productive economic life.” Nowhere is this issue more […]

COP27 is a unique opportunity for emerging markets to shape global climate action – we must seize it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mirek Dušek, Managing Director, Global Programming Group, World Economic Forum COP27 offers a unique moment for leaders from across the world to build pathways for a more resilient and sustainable agenda that places climate change at the forefront […]

How multiple countries are working together to end plastic pollution by 2040

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Climate and Environment, Government of Norway, Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, Minister of Environment, Government of Rwanda Plastic pollution has reached unprecedented levels and it is projected to triple in the coming decades. This […]

Tokyo wants to build a future-proof city. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content Tokyo has some seriously ambitious extension plans. Japan’s capital is set to become bigger, better and incorporate a mini city, the Tokyo Metropolitan government (TMG) says in a new report. Tokyo eSG, […]

Gender equality by 2030? Those countries making most progress offer lessons on what to change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kusum Kali Pal, Specialist, Centre for the New Economy and Society, World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022 projected that, at the current rate of progress, it will take 132 years to reach […]

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5 Things To Look For In A Clinical Trial Software

One of the most complex studies that could ever happen is the research on the efficacy of a medicine or a device on a particular illness. Millions of dollars are involved, as are thousands of hours from participants, the health system, and the medical community. All with the unified goal of helping alleviate the hardships […]

What happens to an organization when it has no security culture?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jacqueline Jayne, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4 Let’s begin by looking at what culture is and why it matters. Culture is tacit and elusive in its very nature. It is often unspoken, based on behaviours, hidden in the thoughts […]

Here’s how automation and job creation can go hand in hand 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Revathi Advaithi, Chief Executive Officer, Flex We are often told that millions of jobs will be lost to automation in the coming years, but the real impact depends on how we manage the transition. It has the potential […]

Discover how AI is being used to detect tuberculosis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ruma Bhargava, Country Lead, Healthcare, World Economic Forum, Rohit Ghosh, Founding Member and Chief Strategy Officer, Qure.ai Tuberculosis (TB) is the second deadliest infectious killer, after COVID-19, which claimed 1.5 million lives in 2020 but is now largely […]

How the advertising industry can drive demand for a low-carbon lifestyle

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anna Lungley, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dentsu International / This year’s Climate Week comes at a time of turmoil – a year which has seen communities ravaged by devastating droughts, forest fires and floods, a war in Ukraine, rocketing […]

Seabin: How these ‘floating garbage bins’ can help clean up our waters

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pooja Chhabria, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum Geneva “Trash cans on land, why not in the water?” That’s the thought that went into creating the Seabin project that installs floating “seabins” to skim plastics and other debris from […]

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Here’s how automation and job creation can go hand in hand 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Revathi Advaithi, Chief Executive Officer, Flex We are often told that millions of jobs will be lost to automation in the coming years, but the real impact depends on how we manage the transition. It has the potential […]

Ship collisions can kill whales – this technology is helping to stop them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Whales aren’t just the largest animals on Earth. They also play a vital role in the food chain and the species diversity in our ocean – and help to tackle climate change […]

Discover how AI is being used to detect tuberculosis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ruma Bhargava, Country Lead, Healthcare, World Economic Forum, Rohit Ghosh, Founding Member and Chief Strategy Officer, Qure.ai Tuberculosis (TB) is the second deadliest infectious killer, after COVID-19, which claimed 1.5 million lives in 2020 but is now largely […]

How Technology Can Bridge The Workforce Gap In Healthcare?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. George Mathew, a fourth-year medical student at Medical University – Pleven. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

This technology turns windows into solar panels, here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Imagine if your windows were transparent solar panels? It would mean homes, offices and whole cities could use their windows to sustainably generate electricity from the sun. See-through solar panels that look […]

Trade in 25 technologies can help climate action. What’s needed to make it happen?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kimberley Botwright, Head, Sustainable Trade, World Economic Forum, Joachim Monkelbaan, Lead, Climate Trade, World Economic Forum Recent extreme weather events are a painful reminder of the urgent need for climate action. Energy security concerns have also increased the […]

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How Technology Can Bridge The Workforce Gap In Healthcare?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. George Mathew, a fourth-year medical student at Medical University – Pleven. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

New technologies in healthcare

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Bisma Naveed, a fourth year medical student from 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

New technologies in healthcare: how they can help us to fill the workforce gap?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rawshan Saiyara Nawal, a Bangladeshi undergraduate medical student, now in her 3rd year at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College under University of Dhaka. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

Technology and the Future of Healthcare

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Fatima Farooq, a 4th year medical student from 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

Abortion is a basic healthcare right

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Tulsi Patel, a second year medical student at GMERS Medical College, Gotri in Vadodara, Gujarat, 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 writers and do […]

Make abortions safe: The women in Pakistan depend on healthcare workers to do their part

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Tashfeen Nasira, a third-year medical student currently studying at Amna Inayat Medical College, Sheikhupura, 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 writers and do not […]

Abortion is definitely healthcare

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shanzay Naveed, a medical student from 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor […]

Access to Abortion is a Human Right

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sadia Khalid, early-stage researcher (ESRs) at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Abortion is Healthcare: Which role can we have in this fight for human rights?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr Kartikeya Ojha and Ms Shreya Nandan are Global advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. 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 writers and do […]

Raising eyebrows and the shush surrounding abortions in Pakistan

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Hira Saleem, a fourth year medical student at Allama Iqbal Medical College in 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 writers and do not necessarily […]

The need for access to safe and legal abortion

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. George Mathew, a fourth-year medical student at Medical University – Pleven. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Engaging the Public; A Panacea to Abortion Restrictions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Gauri Parvathy, a medical graduate from Tbilisi Medical University, Georgia. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

The Importance of Safe and Legal Abortions in Healthcare

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Fatima Farooq, a fourth year medical student from 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

Safe Abortion is a Human Right

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ece Coskun, a medical student at Izmir Katip Celebi University in Turkey. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Abortion is healthcare: what role can we play?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Bisma Naveed, a fourth year medical student from 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

The Role of Advocacy in Abortion Rights

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Anthony Collins, a third year Medical Student from UWI Mona in Kingston, Jamaica and the new Vice President of External Affairs of JAMSA Jamaica (a member of IFMSA). He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The […]

The human right of abortion

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Abdul Moiz, a fourth-year medical student at Bangladesh’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College in Dhaka. 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 writers and do not necessarily […]

Can the economy grow for ever?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anna Bruce-Lockhart, Editorial Lead, World Economic Forum The global economy has been growing for the past 200 years. Traditionally, that’s been seen as a good thing – a larger pile of money that would lead to a larger […]

The perfect social movement – is there a recipe? This expert explains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kateryna Gordiychuk, Video Producer, World Economic Forum, HyoJin Park, Video Producer, World Economic Forum Social movements are behind the most powerful changes around the world. From voting rights, to political upheavals and the fight for racial equality – […]

Germany’s €9 transit ticket cuts 1.8 million tonnes of CO2

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum For three months, Germany has been offering ultracheap monthly tickets for all local trains, metros, trams and buses. The scheme was introduced in an effort to encourage the use […]

The US is planting a billion trees to fight climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall, Writer, Formative Content Tree planting is the ‘most powerful solution in the fight against climate change’, an ETH Zürich scientist says. The US is aiming to plant 1 billion trees over the next 10 years to […]

Extreme heat is weakening cities, financial services can help build resilience

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Daniel Murphy, Risk and Resilience Specialist, World Economic Forum Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard but seldom receives the same attention as visible disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes or floods and the resounding impact […]

What puzzling effect did COVID-19 have on the US labour market? An expert explains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rand Ghayad, Head of Economics and Global Labor Markets, LinkedIn Research from LinkedIn suggests that most people chose to remain within their own industry during the pandemic, seeking better jobs rather than moving to new industries. Although the […]

Water shortages must be placed on the climate-change agenda. This is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jay Famiglietti, Executive Director, Global Institute for Water Security, José Iganacio Gallindo, Co-founder and CEO, Waterplan Water is becoming more scarce as regional sources deplete or disappear. Increases in droughts and floods across the world make water resources […]

The best way to keep cool in heatwaves? Plant 170,000 trees, according to Paris

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Paris plans to plant 170,000 new trees by 2026 to help the city keep cool and fight climate change. Other cities working on urban greening initiatives include Seoul, Singapore, London and Curitiba […]

Which European capitals have the most green space? 5 climate change stories to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Crowfoot, Senior Digital Marketing Apprentice, Formative Content This weekly roundup brings you some key climate change stories from the past seven days. Top stories this week: Green spaces in cities; Climate-aggravated diseases; Climate denialism; Drought-watch; Climate action […]

How long can Europeans expect to work for? 5 economic stories to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Crowfoot, Senior Digital Marketing Apprentice, Formative Content This weekly round-up brings you key economic stories from the past seven days. Top stories: European retirement ages; Return to cash; Gig economy gender pay gap; Interest rates reducing house […]

5 unexpected impacts of drought in Europe

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Record-breaking droughts are being declared around the world. Europe has experienced prolonged hot weather and heatwaves, which have impacted lives and livelihoods. From nuclear power plants that can’t be cooled to unexploded […]

This is how long people across Europe can expect to work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Read, Senior Writer, Formative Content Working lives are getting longer, with Europeans now predicted to spend an average of 36 years in the workplace. Years spent at work vary between countries, with Dutch people having longer careers […]

Why the European Union is opening a Silicon Valley ’embassy’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum The European Union is opening a new outpost in San Francisco. The office will facilitate cooperation between European regulators and major technology firms. A European Commission spokesperson said the […]

House prices and rents have soared in the EU since 2010. Will rising interest rates pull them back down?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Read, Senior Writer, Formative Content The cost of buying a home in Europe has risen by 45% since 2010, according to European Commission research. Rents have been going up in most European Union countries too, putting pressure […]

Is climate denialism dead?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum It may not be dead yet but denial is in decline in much of the world. The climate legislation recently passed in the US is a sign of related […]

Droughts are getting worse around the world, here’s why and what needs to be done

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content Climate change is contributing to more droughts and water shortages on continents around the world. Northern Italy is facing its worst drought in 70 years, and more than 43% of US states […]

3 tips from trillion-dollar investors on sealing the co-investment deal

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kevin Lu, Senior Fellow, Milken Institute, Akanksha Madan, Student Researcher, Yale-NUS Co-investing is a financial model that sees smaller investors collaborate with larger partners, avoiding fees, exchanging knowledge and opening up new investments. In 2012, 24% of Limited […]

Inflation, employment, growth: The Eurozone’s economic outlook in 3 charts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Global economic growth will slow to 3.2% this year from 6.1% in 2021, the IMF predicts. Europe’s economy is being particularly impacted by the war in Ukraine – because of the rising […]

3 ways to improve recycling behaviour and boost the circular economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shannon Bouton, President and CEO, Delterra, Alina Gabdrakhmanova, Global Insights Manager, Delterra, Cynthia Shih, Senior Advisor, Delterra, Jeremy Douglas, Director of Partnerships, Delterra Global recycling rates are disappointingly low at 16%. Recycling behaviour changes are key to the […]

Your data could warm you up this winter, here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall, Writer, Formative Content Tech companies are using the data centres that house their vast servers to heat homes and cut CO2. The data-centre heating market could be worth $2.5 billion by 2025, according to recent forecasts […]

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