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Global Health Interview Series - Audio
84 minutes | Jun 28, 2013
Promising Developments in Global Tuberculosis Control
For too long, the international community has pursued a 19th-century approach to treating a 21st-century disease: tuberculosis (TB). The rise in cases of drug-resistant TB and the millions of annual deaths from the disease have highlighted the necessity of strengthening the international community’s response to TB. New scientific discoveries, diagnostic tools, technologies, and strategies for controlling the disease have recently emerged, all of which can be implemented in order to achieve progress in fighting domestic and global TB.
27 minutes | Feb 21, 2013
President Joyce Banda on Women's Health and Empowerment in Malawi
Interview with Joyce Banda, President of Malawi. In this interview, President Banda discusses women's health and gender equality in Malawi
8 minutes | Jul 27, 2012
Shepherd Smith on the Faith Community's Involvement in AIDS 2012
Interview with Shepherd Smith, President and Founder of the Institute for Youth Development. In this interview, Mr. Smith talks about the involvement of the faith community in the International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012.
7 minutes | Jul 26, 2012
Christian Fung and Noah Metheny on Advocacy Efforts for MSM
Interview with Christian Fung and Noah Metheney of the Global Forum for MSM, men who have sex with men, and HIV (MSMGF). In this interview both Mr. Fung and Mr. Metheny talk about the importance of advocating for the MSM population to be part of an effective HIV/AIDS response, especially during a time of austere budgets and dwindling funding.
5 minutes | Jul 26, 2012
Dr. Thomas Frieden on the National and Global AIDS Epidemic
Interview with Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this interview, Dr.
7 minutes | Jul 25, 2012
Alan Whiteside on the Sustainability of Option B Plus in Keeping Mothers Healty
Interview with Professor Alan Whiteside, Executive Director of HEARD at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa. In this interview, Professor Whiteside talks about the sustainability of Option B Plus - a global health inititative that seeks to keep women on antiretroviral treatment after they've given birth to their child.
8 minutes | Jul 25, 2012
John Megrue Jr. on Private Sector Involvement in Ending HIV Transmission to Children
Interview with John Megrue, CEO of Apax Partners U.S. and Head of the Retail and Consumer Group. In this interview Mr.
8 minutes | Jul 24, 2012
Interview with Robin Smalley and Agnes Mkweu of mothers2mothers
Interview with Robin Smalley, Co-Founder and International Director of mothers2mothers and Agnes Mkweu, Site Coordinator for mothers2mothers at Kawale Health Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. In this interview both women explain what mothers2mothers does and how the organization aims to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015.
6 minutes | Jul 24, 2012
Dr. Debrework Zewdie on Ending HIV Transmission for Children and Option B Plus
Interview with Dr. Debrework Zewdie, Deputy Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria. In this interview, Dr. Zewdie talks about Option B Plus, a health program that keeps mothers on antiretroviral treatment after they give birth to their child. Dr.
6 minutes | Jul 23, 2012
Dr. Alex Muganzi on African-U.S. Partnerships in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Interview with Dr. Alex Muganzi, Head of Outreach/Program Department for the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University’s College of Health and Sciences in Uganda, and Africa’s regional representative to the International AIDS Society’s Governing Council. In this interview, Dr.
10 minutes | Jul 23, 2012
Ambassadors Eric Goosby and Mark Dybul on PEPFAR and the Fight Against HIV/AIDs
Interview with Ambassadors Eric Goosby and Mark Dybul. Ambassador Eric Goosby serves as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Ambassador Mark Dybul is the co-director of the O'Neill Institutue of National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University and formerly, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator from 2006 to the end of the Bush Administration.
8 minutes | Jul 22, 2012
Dr. Anthony Fauci on PEPFAR and AIDS 2012
Interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012. In this interview, Dr. Fauci expounds on PEPFAR's legacy and its impact around the world in saving millions of lives. Dr.
11 minutes | Apr 30, 2012
Interview with Moussa Seck, Program Coordinator for Community Led Total Sanitation Initiatives in Southern Senegal.
Interview with Moussa Seck, Program Coordinator for Community Led Total Sanitation Initiatives in Southern Senegal. In this interview, Mr. Seck highlights the sanitation challenges that exist in Senegal and why Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) is an important initiative to combat these challenges. Mr.
14 minutes | Apr 30, 2012
Interview with Darren Saywell, Director of the WASH Program at Plan International USA and Vice Chair, Sanitation and Water
Interview with Darren Saywell, Director of the WASH Program at Plan International USA and Vice Chair, Sanitation and Water for All Initiative. In this interview, Dr. Saywell discusses the goals and outcomes of the Sanitation and Water for All Initiative’s High-Level Meeting that took place in Washington, DC on April 20, 2012. Dr.
11 minutes | Feb 16, 2012
Interview with Dr. Kala Vairavamoorthy on Water and Sanitation Challenges in Emerging Cities
Matt Fisher, Project Coordinator of the Project on Global Water Policy, interviewed Dr. Kala Vairavmoorthy, Executive Director of the Patel School of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida. During this interview, Dr.
10 minutes | Jan 31, 2012
Interview with Kay Warren of Saddleback Church on the American Faith Community and HIV/AIDS Efforts
Interview with Kay Warren of Saddleback Church on the American faith community and HIV/AIDS efforts. In this interviw, Ms. Warren talks about the return of the International AIDS Conference to U.S. soil, what that means to Americans, and what specifically that means to the American faith community.
6 minutes | Jan 31, 2012
Interview with Ken Hackett, outgoing President of the Catholic Relief Services
Interview with Ken Hackett, outgoing President of the Catholic Relief Services, on the role faith based organizations play in global health. In this interview Mr. Hackett explores the partnerships that exist in global health and what makes them successful. He also discusses what, in his views, are the greatest obstacles confronting global health.
8 minutes | Oct 3, 2011
Interview with Chris Holmes of USAID on Global Water Challenges
Interview with Chris Holmes, Global Water Coordinator at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In this interview Mr. Holmes discusses USAID's current work on global water challenges and the agency's outlook on a broad range of global water issues.
15 minutes | Sep 13, 2011
Interview with Dr. Jon Andrus of PAHO on Non-communicable Diseases in the Western Hemisphere
Interview with Dr. Jon Andrus, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO,) about the upcoming UN High Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases and the steps countries and organizations in the Western hemisphere are taking to address the social, economic, and political challenge of chronic diseases in the region.
6 minutes | Jul 29, 2011
Interview with Dr. Heidi Larson on Vaccines and Public Behavior
Interview with Dr. Heidi Larson, Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In this interview Dr. Larson talks about her ongoing research into vaccines and public behavior. Dr. Larson describes that although communications plays a huge role in delivering vaccines, trust and preparation are equally, and sometime more important. Dr.
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