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Archive for July, 2006

Sachs Among Recipients of Honorary Degrees

Recipients of Honorary Degrees from Trinity College Dublin included Columbia University Economist, Dr Jeffrey Sachs, Management Thinker, Charles Handy, Leading Irish Jurist, Maureen Harding Clark, Former Secretary General of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Paul Haran and Professor Emeritus in the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Gunnar Fant.
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Threats to Standards and Ethos at Tallaght Hospital

While the Tallaght may be losing its children’s hospital, for some time there has been a certain amount of disillusionment in the hospital at the Government’s commitment to the agreements made in 1996.The main issue is that of tertiary paediatric care in the hospital and its removal.

There is a deep feeling in Tallaght that this will dismember the hospital. The Minister of State will not need any introduction to the fact that Tallaght has the largest growing child population in the country. It also has the highest number of women of child-bearing age. The threats to the child and maternity care in Tallaght are not just serious for the hospital and its prevalent ethos but also to the are. (more…)

Sachs and Robinson Attend IIIS Event in Trinity

TCD’s Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) and the Centre for Global Health hosted a two-day conference regarding the urgent need for a coherent approach to global development, in the TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery, D’Olier Street. It was entitled “Ireland and Global Development: Strengthening Financial, Trade and Health Systems.”

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Director of the UN Millennium Project, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals and Columbia University economist, Jeffrey Sachs, Director of TCD’s Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS), Philip Lane, TCD Provost, Dr John Hegarty, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson.