Global Healthcare Disparities: What can we do to reduce them?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Miss Tashfeen Nasira, a third-year medical student currently studying at Amna Inayat Medical College, 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 […]

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of eTraveli by Booking

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition by Booking Holdings (‘Booking’) of Flugo Group Holdings AB, that operates under the trading name ‘eTraveli’. The Commission is concerned that the proposed acquisition would allow […]

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shreya Nandan, Dr. Shampa Gupta, and Dr. Kartikeya Ojha, four Health advocates. 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 not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Japan has the lowest inflation of all major economies but will continue feeling the pressure. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naoko Kutty, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has decided to stick to its monetary easing policy amid accelerating global inflation growth. Inflation in Japan is the lowest among major economies, with the Consumer […]

Ethereum Merge: what it means for the crypto-currency industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Evin Cheikosman, Policy Analyst, Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator, World Economic Forum With the crypto-currency market under pressure in recent months, a long-awaited software upgrade to one of the most popular crypto platforms, Ethereum, was made public last […]

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 […]

The importance of healthcare workers guidance in comprehensive sexuality education and family planning

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Mariam Mohamed is a first-year medical student at the University of Montreal. 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 […]

Year in review: 2021’s key global health moments, according to the WHO

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 The pandemic might have dominated health headlines this year, but there have been lots of other stories on the World Health Organization’s global health agenda. From COVID-19 and malaria vaccines to falling […]

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 […]

Mosquitoes are helping to fight one of the world’s fastest spreading viruses – this is 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 Dengue fever symptoms range from headache and nausea to severe organ dysfunction. The disease is found in more than 100 countries throughout the tropics. Dengue is the world’s fastest spreading mosquito-borne disease. […]

Child Labour: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the World Day against Child Labour

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In 2021, we mark the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. Despite the progress made globally over the years, in 2020, there were still 160 million children in child labour, with 79 million children trapped in hazardous work. This is a heavy […]

4 questions CEOs must answer this year to achieve net zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jules Kortenhorst, Chief Executive Officer, RMI CEOs have a particular responsibility in the shift to net-zero – and they must act with urgency. Here are four questions CEOs should ask of their businesses as they set out on […]

These are the world’s best universities in 2021

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 MIT stays at the top for the ninth consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings. The top 10 is made up of universities from the UK, the US and one from […]

One-third of young people still optimistic despite COVID’s dramatic hit on education and jobs

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 New survey polled young people – hit hard by COVID – around the world. Young women, younger adults and lower-income countries hit hardest. But more than a third of young people reported […]

State aid: Commission approves € 1.6 billion Polish scheme to compensate companies for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak and provide liquidity support

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an approximately €1.6 billion (PLN 7.5 billion) Polish scheme that partially compensates large enterprises and certain small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the losses suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak and provides them with […]