Challenges behind a technological way at health

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Bruna Braga Kapusta and Ms. Talyta Thibes Tecilla, two medial students at medicine at Unicesumar, Brazil. They are affiliated to 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 […]

The application that encourages us to be heroes

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Dragu Ana-Maria, a 1st year medical student and Mr. Baiu Octavian-Ilarian, a 5th year medical student from Romania. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers […]

It’s 100 years since US women got the right to vote, but how has gender equality changed?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content This year marks the 100th anniversary of US women getting the right to vote. But data from the Global Gender Report shows there’s still a long way to go to reach gender parity […]

David McAllister underlines the need for rapid progress in EU-UK negotiations

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Statement by David McAllister (EPP, DE), Chair of the Parliament’s EU-UK Coordination Group, after the latest round of talks on the future relationship between the UK and the EU: “Michel Barnier just debriefed the UK Coordination Group in the European Parliament about the seventh […]

Mobile technology saving lives: changing healthcare systems with simple technological solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ariba Fida Chattha is a third year medical student from AIMC LC, IFMSA Pakistan. She is affiliated to 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 […]

COVID-19 has laid bare the cracks in long-term care. Here’s how to fix them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Debra Whitman, Executive Vice President and Chief Public Policy Officer, AARP Care homes around the world have become ground zero for COVID-19 infections. We must address this immediately with a clear plan of action. At the same time, […]

Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community: Commission adopts second Action Programme for 2020

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is adopting today a second Annual Action Programme for aid to the Turkish Cypriot community. This second Action Programme is worth a total amount of €31.6 million to support new projects that facilitate the reunification of Cyprus. It comes in addition to […]

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Humanitarian Air Bridge supports Venezuela

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As part of the EU’s global coronavirus response, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge operation consisting of two flights to Venezuela has concluded after delivering a total of 82.5 tonnes of life-saving material to supply humanitarian partners in the field. The first flight departed on […]

Rules of origin: EU to enhance preferential trade with Pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has adopted today a package of proposals that aims to increase trade between the European Union and neighbouring countries in the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) region, thereby contributing to the economic recovery following the coronavirus outbreak. Today’s proposals will modernise the EU’s preferential […]

Robots, Artificial intelligence and Dentistry

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. I Mamoona Habib a 3rd year student studying BDS in Army Medical College, Pakistan. She is affiliated to 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 […]

Coronavirus: Commission proposes to provide €81.4 billion in financial support for 15 Member States under SURE

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has presented proposals to the Council for decisions to grant financial support of €81.4 billion to 15 Member States under the SURE instrument. SURE is a crucial element of the EU’s comprehensive strategy to protect citizens and mitigate the severely negative […]

Coronavirus: Commission expands talks to a fifth vaccine manufacturer

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today concluded exploratory talks with Moderna to purchase a potential vaccine against COVID-19. Moderna is the fifth company with which the Commission has concluded talks, following Sanofi-GSK on 31 July, Johnson & Johnson on 13 August, CureVac on 18 August, […]

Could electric vehicles pose a threat to our power systems?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gerhard Salge, Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd & Alexandre Oudalov, Manager, Power Systems of the Future, Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd The electrification of road transport will shift our energy requirements from petrol to power […]

Is decentralization a panacea for development?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vivin R Nair, Global Shaper, Trivandrum Hub, Decentralization has been presented as a system to improve economic outcomes. The outcome of decentralization varies according to different contexts. Policymakers should focus on capacity-building as a cornerstone of decentralization. There […]

How Mobile Technology is Changing the Healthcare System

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Gabriele Montipó, a second-year medical student at the UniversidadeEstadual do Oeste do Paraná, in Francisco Beltrão, Brazil. She is affiliated to 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 […]

Mobile technology in medicine: a step to upgrade and the small steps forward

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Anita –Varvara Juchiac, a 5th year medical student in Timisoara, Romania. She is affiliated to 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 […]

A vision for post-pandemic mobility in African cities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Seble Samuel Global Shaper, Addis Ababa Hub & Constant Cap Urban Planner and Researcher, Naipolitans & Marcela Guerrero Casas Founder and Associate, Open Streets Cape Town The traffic-free measures taken by cities across the globe during the pandemic […]

Towards Responsible #AIforAll in India

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anna Roy Senior, Advisor, NITI Aayog, Government of India & Arunima Sarkar, Project Lead, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum NITI Aayog is developing an approach towards ensuring responsible usage of AI in India with the […]

European Citizens’ Initiative: Commission decides to register ‘Right to Cure’ initiative

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) entitled ‘Right to Cure’. The organisers of the ECI call on the Union ‘to put public health before private profit [and] make anti-pandemic vaccines and treatments a global public good, freely accessible […]

Technology is a means, not an end

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ana Paula Weber and Mr. Lucas Gheller Machado, medical students in their third year of studies at Unicesumar, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Coronavirus: Commission continues expanding future vaccines portfolio with new talks

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today concluded exploratory talks with CureVac to purchase a potential vaccine against COVID-19. This is following the positive steps with Sanofi-GSK on 31 July and Johnson & Johnson on 13 August and the signature of an Advance Purchase Agreement with […]

7 simple steps we can all take to reduce food waste

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andy Dunn, Writer, Formative Content Millions of people worldwide suffer from malnutrition, yet 1.3 billion tonnes of food is thrown away each year. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has put out a list of simple yet effective […]

Mobile technology saving lives: changing healthcare with simple technology solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Allah Dad, a student of 3rd year MBBS at Sheikh Zayed Medical College Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

Safety fits into our palms: The role of mobile technology in healthcare systems and life saving

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr Ahmed M Lahmady, a first year medical student at Hadramout University (HUCOM). He is a member in NAMS-Yemen. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

Mobile Technology saving lives: changing healthcare systems with simple technology solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Adda Cecília Batista de Carvalho, a third year medical student at Centro Universitário do Planalto Central Apparecido dos Santos-UNICEPLAC. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Changing healthcare systems with simple technological solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Abdul-Rahman Toufik, a medical student from Ghana. He is affiliated to 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 the topic, […]

Maintaining mental health is as important as avoiding COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Vitória Fateicha da Silva Soares is currently in the sixth semester of medice at Universidade Potiguar (UNP) from Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in […]

Taking care in times of social isolation goes beyond washing hands or wearing masks

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Victor Araújo Rabelo, a 22 year old medical student at UniCesumar, Brazil. He is affiliated to 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 […]

Mental Health: In Times of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Utku Timurçin, a 4th year medical student and a public health advocate. He is affiliated to 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 […]

Finding calm in the COVID-19 chaos 

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Unaiza Naeem,  a 19 years old first-year medical student at Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. She is affiliated to 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 […]

Student-teacher ratio in terms of numbers and quality: an opinion article of nowadays context worldwide

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Emanuele Rodrigues de Barros, a 20 year-old student of 6th semester of medicine at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte, in Mossoró, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed […]

Achieving an optimal student-to-tutor ratio during the COVID-19 pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Marisel Reyes González and Ms. Lisbeth R. Sosa Pinedo, two fifth-year medical students at Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed […]

COVID-19: Maintaining the teaching experience for students whilst delivering teaching virtually

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Aahil Damani, a 3rd year medical student at King’s College London (KCL) and will be intercalating next year. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]