The challenge to be a good healthcare professional

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Rosmeri Beatriz Serrano Pérez, a 21-year-old medical student from the Dominican Republic. 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 […]

LGBTQI+ and medicine

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maryum Tayyab, a 3rd year MBBS student from Aziz Fatimah medical and dental college, Faisalabad, 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 reflect IFMSA’s […]

The issues of practicing medicine in Pakistan

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ezza Elahi, a second year MBBS student from Aziz Fatimah Medical and Dental College. 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 on […]

Family businesses are the lifeblood of the Middle East. How do we ensure they survive?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hassan Jameel, Deputy President and Vice-Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel For many the idea of a family business immediately conjures up an image of a small shop, in which a son is stacking the shelves while his father ponders […]

This is how countries compare on gun deaths

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 Half of all firearm-related deaths in 2016 occurred in just six countries – all in the Americas – according to a study. Brazil had the largest gun deaths toll, with over 43,000 people killed […]

Ride-hailing apps are making the developing world’s traffic problems worse

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mostafa Kandil, CEO and co-founder, Swvl Ride hailing has revolutionized transport across the globe. Once only found in the US and Europe, ride-hailing companies have quickly expanded into emerging markets such as Kenya, Nigeria, and Egypt. Because local […]

We don’t know how autonomous vehicles will depreciate – and that’s a problem

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michelle Avary, Head of Autonomous and Urban Mobility , World Economic Forum LLC Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will have different depreciation patterns than current light passenger vehicles and that pattern is, as yet, unknown. The industry knows with decent […]

Dignified and non-discriminatory heath care: does anyone even know what it means?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Andrew Suguru Sato, a medical student. 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, nor The European Sting’s […]

Pride in practice: Equality in access to health services for the LGBT community in a third-world country

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mabel Guerrero and Ms. Claudia Suero, two second-year medical students at the Iberoamerican University (UNIBE) 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 in this piece belong strictly to the writers and […]

State aid: France to recover €8.5 million of illegal aid to Ryanair at Montpellier airport

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has found that the marketing agreements concluded between the local Association for the Promotion of Touristic and Economic Flows (APFTE) and Ryanair at the airport of Montpellier are illegal under EU State aid rules. Ryanair now has to return €8.5 million […]

How do we build trust between humans and AI?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rana El Kaliouby, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Affectiva My mother lives 5,000 miles away in Cairo, Egypt. When she calls me, she can immediately tell if something is wrong, simply from the way I say “Hello” or […]

These are the fastest trains in the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Every day, China’s G17 and G39 trains depart from Beijing station and arrive in Nanjing after reaching top speeds of up to 350 kilometres per hour. While they may not be aware of […]

Feeling the heat? This is how to keep cool as temperatures rise

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content The world is getting hotter, and heatwaves will become more frequent and severe as the century continues, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). As people across the globe swelter in record temperatures, knowing how […]

Rule of Law: European Commission takes new step to protect judges in Poland against political control

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission decided to take the next step in an ongoing infringement procedure against Poland, by sending a reasoned opinion regarding the new disciplinary regime for Polish judges. On 3 April 2019, the Commission launched this infringement procedure on the grounds that the […]