Global Health

The well-being of populations on a global scale

The theme that we will focus on this year is the health of citizens of countries worldwide; A theme that extends to the rights of healthcare, pollution, global industries and many other issues.

To better understand the topics of each debate taking place, we have written research reports for each committee and the General Assembly.

An inflatable operating theatre erected inside make-shift hospital in Syria to maintain a sterile environment during an operation
© Robin Meldrum/MSFhttps://www.msf.org/war-and-conflict

Insight

The world has seen some of the most significant progress in modern medicine. Throughout the last century, technology has allowed us to eradicate the scariest diseases, cure the incurable and increase the life expectancy by twenty years.

"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care"

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Despite this progress, across our planet, the health of humans continues to vary enormously. Miserable living conditions are to this day the only thing millions of people know. Subsequently, different arising issues regarding this basic right to healthcare and the means of achieving a global well-being have been the subject of many debates. Throughout this day and a half, it will be up to you to represent your country in this ongoing topic.