Outbreak of COVID-19: The third wave and the people

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Asad Ali, a medical student of 3rd year MBBS in Sheikh Zayed medical college Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. 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 […]

Id ego x superego

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ándrew Suguru Sato, a 22 years old second-year medical student. 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 […]

A fairer world requires fairer tech. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director, World Economic Forum The first Global Technology Governance Summit will be held on April 6-7, 2021. Leaders have an opportunity to scale more than just technological solutions. Leaders have a responsibility to question how […]

COVID-19: EU helps to deliver vaccines to Moldova and medical items to Montenegro and North Macedonia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU is supporting Romania in delivering 50,400 doses of vaccines to Moldova in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This delivery follows Moldova’s request for vaccines through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The Commission coordinates and finances up to 75 % of the costs […]

Better transit metrics could bridge equity gaps. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sandra Caballero Project Specialist, Autonomous and Urban Mobility, World Economic Forum & Wei-Shiuen Ng Advisor, Sustainable Transport and Global Outreach, International Transport Forum Transportation systems frequently fail to meet the needs of low-income communities, women, the disabled and […]

These 10 golden rules for planting trees could help save the planet

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lynsey Grosfield, Communications Officer, Botanic Gardens Conservation International Forests are not only complex ecosystems and habitats for wildlife, they are also central to the livelihoods of around 2 billion people. The critical role they have in sequestering carbon […]

Learning lessons from across Europe – the hidden costs of COVID-19 on lung cancer

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elissa Prichep, Project Lead Precision Medicine, World Economic Forum & Giorgio Scagliotti, Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Torino & Françoise Bartoli, Vice President, Head of Europe and Canada Region, Oncology Business, AstraZeneca Lung cancer is the largest […]

State aid: Commission approves €73 million of Italian support to compensate Alitalia for further damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has found €73.02 million of Italian support in favour of Alitalia to be in line with EU State aid rules. This measure aims at compensating the airline for the damages suffered on 19 routes due to the coronavirus outbreak between 16 June and 31 […]

Simple Technology Saving Lives: Remote Auscultation

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Varun Bide, a first year MBBS student in Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, India. 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 […]

4 fixes for equipment supply chains before the next COVID-19 waves hit

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rebecca Liao, Co-Founder and Executive Vice-President, SKUChain The COVID-19 crises forced governments to build new international supply chains nearly overnight. New innovations, such as blockchain, can make the supply chain more efficient, less risky and increase the velocity […]

Returning to free movement across borders is of utmost importance

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. A swift return to a fully functional Schengen area is needed to safeguard freedom of movement and ensure the EU’s economic recovery, says the Civil Liberties Committee. Civil Liberties Committee MEPs express their concern about the current situation of internal border controls in the […]