There is always the question of whether sport or major sporting events can foster common ideals or even bring peace. When one looks at the scandals in sport it seems unlikely ... at the same time, at the everyday level of people playing, sport just may sacrifice ä neutral basis to foster the spirit of fair play, the sense of community and the elimination of prejudice.
In this article , Madeleine Issitt and Aloh Francis find out how successful football is in developing social harmony in Gulu, North Uganda, where people say that football is also an 'escape', a 'community' and a way to forget about 'the bath. . things that have happened to people 'in the war.
As C4C we highly appreciate this blog on a decolonial approach to Global Health . Wrtitten by Leanne Brady , Kenneth Munge , Charles Ssemugabo and Ariadna Nebot Giralt , published in the newsletter of 'Switching the Poles ' - edited by Kristof de Coster at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp.
Here is a list of books that are relevant for change. Put together on the initiative of Kate Raworth with the help of Lucy Feibusch. "Last week at the seaside, while I was browsing my favorite second-hand bookshop, the owner said to me," If I was going to make a shelf call, " I started reeling off the books that have influenced me, I realized that we could take a long time, that it would be far more fun to ask Twitter. "Thank you Kate and Lucy!
In an editorial in the British Medical Journal, we share concern about the growing risk of infectious disease outbreaks. Culture is important in containing these outbreaks. New cases of Ebola reported last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC ) after apparently successful outbreak in May , revive memories of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014-16. An equal alarming outbreak of Nipah virus occurred in Kerala, India, earlier this year . Read more about this here .