From underestimation to valorization: how mobile technology is transforming global health

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Lucas Gheller Machado a 19 years old medical student from Brazil at the third year of medicine. 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 […]

Social media and the lack of information for blood donation

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Lorenna Nogueira Pacheco, a doctor who has just experienced of graduating during the coronavirus pandemic at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (PUC-Goiás), Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

How to describe chronic pain beyond numbers? A Brazilian measuring instrument

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Kamila Blaka, a fourth-year medical student from Santa Catarina Federal University (UFSC) in Florianópolis, Brazil and Ms. Nubia Gabrieli Kukla, a degree in Computer Information Systems at Iguaçu Valley University Center, in União da Vitória, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students […]

Click and Download: your app is ready to help you save lives

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. João Gilberto Wobeto and Ms. Bárbara Okabaiasse Luizeti, two 4th year medical students at Federal University of Pelotas, in southern 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 […]

The importance and the need of mobile technology in the health care system and in saving lives.

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Jainal h shah, a fourth year medical student studying in Gujarat medical education research society (GMERS) medical college, Gandhinagar, India. He us affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Health care’s digital times

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Heloisa Picolotto Oliveira and Ms. Jessica Lais Caregnato de Meira, two fourth-year medical student at Unicesumar, Paraná, 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 […]

Technology as an inclusion method while facing the COVID-19 pandemic: the “Coronavirus-SUS” app

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Giulia Murillo Wollmann and Ms. Júlia Carolina Esteves de França, both medical students at the University of Joinville (UNIVILLE), Joinville (SC)-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 […]

Mobile Technology Saving Lives: Changing healthcare systems with simple technological solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Faizan Akram is studying Pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur 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 […]

This AI tool helps healthcare workers look after their mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Francis Lee, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, New-York- Presbyterian Hospital, Conor Liston, Director, Sackler Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine & Laura L. Forese, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, New-York-Presbyterian Hospital The pressures exerted by the pandemic mean healthcare workers are more […]

Technology and Health: a perfect match

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Danielle Correia Furtado, a medical student of the fourth period from Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte (UERN). 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 […]

Healthcare guidance apps to professional’s continued education?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Daltro Moreira Iori and Mr. Gabriel Muniz Manholer, two medical students at the University Center of Maringá, Paraná, 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 […]

Mental health apps: Help is just within a pocket reach

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Chanika Assavarttirong, a 23 years old medical student originally from Bangkok, Thailand. 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 […]

How technology will transform learning in the COVID-19 era

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Utkarsh Amitabh, Global Shaper, New Delhi Hub, Network Capital • A “great unbundling” will see traditional degree courses make way for companies offering focused training in soft skills, core skills, critical thinking or an opportunity to network. • […]

This project is using AI and drones to track and protect great white sharks

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 Marine scientists are using AI and drones to better understand the habits and movements of sharks. Artificial intelligence can identify different shark types on video footage and warn officials of pending danger. […]

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 […]

How Google is fighting fire with real-time mapping data

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Some of the worst wildfires in California’s history have killed at least six people. Wildfires can move at up to 22 kilometres per hour and are unpredictable. Google has added satellite data […]

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 […]

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 […]

Digital education is both a necessity and an advantage for the Global South. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dipu Moni, Minister of Education, Ministry of Education of Bangladesh The long-term impacts of COVID-19 on young people’s schooling can only be alleviated by digitalizing education. Bangladesh moved fast to do so where possible, and to introduce TV-based […]

Science is everybody’s party: 6 ways to support diversity and inclusion in STEM

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: César A. Urbina-Blanco, Senior FWO Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University & Safia Z. Jilani, PhD candidate, Georgetown University & Isaiah R. Speight, PhD candidate, Vanderbilt University What do the code of life, computer science, and peanut butter all have […]

Here’s why human-robot collaboration is the future of manufacturing

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Patrick Sobalvarro, CEO and co-founder , Veo Robotics COVID-19 has highlighted the need to create more resilient supply chains and the importance of human workers. Automation alone can be expensive and inflexible, because robots are typically designed to […]

This is how drones and other ‘tradetech’ are transforming international trade

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jesse Lin, Project Specialist, Digital Trade, World Economic Forum LLC & Ali Al Shidhani, Group VP Technology, ASYAD Group, Digitalization is the key to unlocking trade potential post COVID-19 and harnessing Fourth Industrial Revolution innovations for the Great […]

We need to build a quantum security coalition. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vikram Sharma, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, QuintessenceLabs & William Dixon, Head of Future Networks and Technology, World Economic Forum Alongside their promise, quantum computers could threaten the security on which our digital ecosystem is built. To counter […]

3 defining characteristics of youth-led social innovation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lucía Burtnik, Director of Innovation in Learning and Assessment, Eidos Global Community Interest Company Many areas of youth-led social innovation are under-exploited. Youth-led innovations are often inspired by local problems which can be as urgent as global ones, […]

How AI is bringing the ‘dark matter of nutrition’ to light, unlocking the power of plants

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jim Flatt, CEO & Co-founder, Brightseed Humans lack a molecular understanding of plants and do not fully understand their nutritional potential. Emerging technologies, such as AI and machine learning, are helping us see and understand the full power […]

Why patients need access to global data: a patient’s view

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Brad Power, Founder, Reengineering Cancer Treatment Patients need to be able to access real-world data from other patients about treatments so they can determine, with their physicians, the best treatment options for themselves. Barriers to global data sharing, […]

Data is the new gold. This is how it can benefit everyone – while harming no one

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Derek O’Halloran, Head of Shaping the Future of Digital Economy and New Value Creation, World Economic Forum & Francisco D’Souza, Co-Founder, Cognizant; Fellow, World Economic Forum Digitalization is yielding vast quantities of data, which offer opportunities for business, […]

We need to talk about big data and genomics. Here’s why – and how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anna Middleton, Professor and Head, Society and Ethics Research Group, Wellcome Genome Campus (Sanger Institute), University of Cambridge & Mavis Machirori, Research Associate, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences, Newcastle University & Jenniffer Mabuka-Maroa, Consultant, The African Academy of […]

The Great Reset requires FinTechs – and FinTechs require a common approach to cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Seán Doyle, Project Lead, Industry Solutions, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum Financial Technology (FinTech) providers are key to the structural enhancement of financial services during the Great Reset. Cybersecurity is critical to ensuring consumers and businesses can […]

Trust in facial recognition technology can be achieved. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum & Lofred Madzou, Project Lead, AI & Machine Learning, World Economic Forum & Sébastien Louradour, Fellow, Artifical Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum The potential to […]

How data can help mining companies tackle their trust deficit

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hélène De Villiers-Piaget, CEO, Responsible Mining Foundation Mining companies say their number-one risk is the trust deficit they have with local communities. A new report by the Responsible Mining Foundation shows how better and more transparent use of […]

How the massive plan to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine could make history – and leverage blockchain like never before

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Punit Shukla, Project Lead, Blockchain and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum, Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution India & Amey Rajput, Fellow, Blockchain and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum, Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution India & Sid Chakravarthy, Founder […]