The challenge of palliative care in universal health coverage

This article was written by Ms. Maria Luisa Colpini Meurer and Mr. Mateus Henrique Aderaldo Amichi. Maria L. C. Meurer is a 3rd year medical student and a member of IFMSA Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

Relevance of palliative care in current medicine and Universal Health Coverage

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Luana Izabela Azevedo de Carvalho and Ms. Mariane Marques Queiróza, two second year medical students at the State University of Amazonas (UEA), Amazonia, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this […]

Palliative Care: an approach to comprehensive care in Universal Health Coverage

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Larissa Sena de Lucena, a 4th year medical student at UNIFAP-Macapá and Ms. Anna Valeska Procópio de Moura Mendonça, a psychologist and professor in the Medicine course at the Federal University of Amapá. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial […]

Palliative care and Universal Health Coverage: Do not leave those suffering behind

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Goodluck Issa Nchasi, a 3rd  year medical student at Catholic University Of Health And Allied Sciences (CUHAS), faculty of Medicine, located in Mwanza, Tanzania. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this […]

Palliative care and Universal Health Coverage: how to advocate for the inclusion of palliative care in UHC

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Emily Tello, a 18 years old first-year medical student in Universidad Latina of Panama. She is a member of IFMSA, Panama. 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 […]

Primary Care: a way to provide Palliative Care in Universal Health Coverage

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Celina Maria de Carvalho Guimarães and Maria Brenda Clemente Lima, two 21 years old second year medical student at Universidade de Pernambuco, Recife. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

Palliative care in Universal Health Coverage: an act of love and dignity

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Beatriz Rocha Cuzzuol, a 2nd year medical student at Federal University of Bahia, Vitória da Conquista – BA, 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 […]

Palliative Care in Universal Health Coverage

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ahmet Kayhan KORKUSUZ, a first-year medical student at Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey. 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 […]

Infrastructural and system barriers to Universal Health Coverage: get in my patient’s shoes

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr Zayithwa Fabiano, a  medical doctor from Malawi with over three years working experience in clinical medicine and public health research, focusing on improving health service delivery. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed […]

Medical deserts in the European Union: the practicalities of universal health coverage

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Cristina Doran, a 6th year medical student from Bucharest, 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 […]

Is Universal Health Coverage really available for all in the European Union?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Nweke Ozioma Ruth, a Nigerian medical student, a member of Standing Committee on Sexual reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Gender Based violence[SCORA]; an organization under Nigerian Medical Students Association which is aimed at providing awareness on issues concerning sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. She is affiliated […]

Universal Health Coverage in the EU: Are we really leaving no one behind?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Mara Franke and Martina Steinmaurer, both medical students, representing “GandHI”, the global health project of the german medical student association. 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 […]

5 things fighting malaria can teach us about Universal Health Coverage

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ben Sadek, Senior Advocacy Lead, Comic Relief & Samantha Johnson, Senior Manager, Global Health Policy and Advocacy, GSK Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – or all people having access to the health services they need without financial hardship – […]

4 radical shifts required to achieve universal health coverage worldwide

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Heather Wipfli, Associate Director, USC Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California (USC) World Health Day 2019 lands on 7 April, with the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring universal health coverage (UHC) as this year’s focus. The choice […]

Public health through universal health coverage can help to attain many SDGs

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Rosemary James, a fourth year medical student at the National University of Ireland, Galwa. She is co-chair for the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) in Galway. Ms James is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA). The opinion expressed in this piece […]