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Take as Directed

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Take as Directed

CSIS Global Health Policy Center | Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious disease, health security, and maternal, newborn, and child health. The podcast brings you commentary and perspectives from some of the leading voices in global health and CSIS Global Health Policy Center in-house experts
 
The Loh Down on Science: Special Pandemic Edition explores the science and history of pandemics (appropriate for middle school and up). Each week, fascinating new three-minute modules are reported by science writers from the Loh Down on Science "Hive." Subjects include: global crises' unexpected "silver linings" (i.e. technological innovations), what Isaac Newton did during HIS 1600's college quarantine, the science of soap, COVID-19's surprising impacts on climate change, and Folding@home, ...
 
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Finding the Helpers

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Finding the Helpers

Alexis Decosimo and Kristin Ramsey

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In Season 1 of Finding the helpers, we are bringing personal stories of front line staff and families impacted by COVID-19. Our diverse guests will be invited to share their story of being on the front line, and in combination to their story, two expressive art therapists will provide art and creative activities that will support the challenges the individual and their family is facing. These could include ideas for short relaxation techniques to be done on the front line, creative ways to e ...
 
Joel G. Breman, M.D., D.T.P.H., F.I.D.S.A., is Senior Scientific Adviser, Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Dr. Breman's recent research has defined the considerable burden of malaria and development of policies and practices to conquer this disease. He was educated at the University of California, Los Angeles; the Keck School of Medicine, the University of Southern California; and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He trained in medicin ...
 
EPIDEMIC is a weekly podcast on the science, public health, and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Hear from some of the world’s leading infectious disease, public health, and other experts. We’ll help you understand the latest science, the bigger context, and bring you diverse angles—from history to politics to virology—depth and texture you won’t get elsewhere. Hosted by Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist who worked on tuberculosis and HIV in su ...
 
Hosted by Bill Curtis and quadruple board certified Dr. Steven Taback, Medicine, We’re Still Practicing sits down with doctors from the world’s most preeminent hospitals for insights into their research, practice, and education. The first in this dedicated series is Johns Hopkins Medicine, with the goal of not only to share the magnificent work being done by these hospitals and doctors, but for them to be able to use it as a high-quality educational tool and platform to share insights and re ...
 
Right For America believes that our country is headed in the wrong direction morally, socially, economically and spiritually. Encourage others from all walks of life to join us as well. We are an active group that seeks to makes a difference in America through advocating for conservative values and challenging the liberal/progressive agenda whenever possible.
 
Prayer amid Pandemic is a podcast to encourage and sharpen the church during this season of coronavirus. Twice a week we’ll give you stories of Christian individuals and communities whose lives and faith were shaped by sickness. We’ll also get an update on the latest on the COVID-19 situation and pray together, hearing from Christians around the world.
 
Snapchat Dysmorphia. Death. Schizophrenia. Weight Loss. Ebola. Influenza. Acupuncture. Boost your knowledge power and fuel your inner smart person with amazingly interesting, sometimes bizarre, and fun information on Scientific and Medical topics! Why do we get sick? What is orthostatic hypotension? How can I eat healthier? Nathan Hidajat aims to answer these questions and more every Monday on ScrubCaps!
 
Radio Gbarnga is a community radio in Central Liberia committed to providing accurate news and information to Liberians. In 2014, Radio Gbarnga broadcasted 'Ebola Situation Reports' that are featured in this Podcast. Podcast uploaded by We Want You To Live facebook.com/ebolathefilm #WeWantYouToLive #EbolaSituationReport
 
Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series features a diverse array of medically-centered genres such as biographies and autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction.
 
Everyone is talking about the economy, but who can explain it? Award­-winning directors and leading economic experts team up for a surprising and thought­-provoking short­film series that tackles 20 essential questions about the U.S. economy through comedy, animation, music-dance, documentary, and scripted films.
 
ChinesePod is the world’s leading online Chinese language learning service. We aim to make the learning experience as convenient, flexible and enjoyable as possible by smartly applying the latest technology and educational techniques. We offer a full array of courses, subscriptions and services to fit any learner’s needs, with a focus on accessibility and practicality.
 
Stories from the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, where Fellows are guided by leading global health experts from the CDC. Fellows work on the front lines of global health, developing the technical and professional skills needed to make meaningful contributions to today’s global health challenges.
 
The COVID-19 situation in Sierra Leone, and its impact on health care overall, is ever-evolving. We invite you to stay in the know by listening to these real-time updates, in which Jon Lascher, executive director of Partners In Health-Sierra Leone, speaks with staff about the latest news and efforts to combat COVID-19 and protect the health of Sierra Leone. ---------- Partners In Health (PIH) began working in Sierra Leone in 2014, during the height of history's worst Ebola outbreak. Througho ...
 
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Modern American Diplomacy

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Modern American Diplomacy

The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST)

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We interview American diplomats, capturing the sacrifice, leadership, humor, heroism, wisdom, and lessons of modern American diplomacy. Through historical reflections and personal anecdotes, guests explain foreign policy and tradecraft, or what they were trying to accomplish and how. Episodes include conversations with America’s diplomatic legends -- including Thomas Pickering, John Negroponte, Bill Burns, Maura Harty, Beth Jones and Kristie Kenney -- as well as rising leaders and foreign po ...
 
Global Health Conference Midwest (GHCM) is an opportunity for professionals, faculty, and students to connect, collaborate, and learn about pertinent and emerging topics in global health. GHCM represents professionals, graduates schools, undergraduates, faculty, community organizations, and community members. The purpose of the conference is to catalyze action in Global Health by providing insight into global health issues, promoting a common voice for those interested in global health, fost ...
 
Meet the leaders of today’s scientific revolution, and discover the new technologies allowing scientists to understand and treat disease, improve health, and overcome impossible odds. Today, research funded by the National Institutes of Health is making Amazing Things possible. The Amazing Things Podcast hosted by Adam Belmar is presented by United for Medical Research, a coalition of the nation’s leading scientific research institutions and industries, and health and patient advocates seeki ...
 
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In this episode, we revisit our conversation with Dr Suzanne Donovan and her harrowing work on the Ebola outbreak. As Dr. Donovan breaks down her first time fighting overseas against this truly terrible disease, one can't help but draw the similarities and foreshadowing between her work in a nation in desperation, and the COVID pandemic that was ju…
 
d dartScience in ActionDART is a space mission designed to hit a distant asteroid and knock it slightly out of orbit. It’s a test mission, a pilot project for a way of potentially protecting the earth from a stray asteroid. We hear from mission coordinators Nancy Chabot and Andy Rivkin, both from the Applied Physics Labs, APL, of Johns Hopkins Univ…
 
DART is a space mission designed to hit a distant asteroid and knock it slightly out of orbit. It’s a test mission, a pilot project for a way of potentially protecting the earth from a stray asteroid. We hear from mission coordinators Nancy Chabot and Andy Rivkin, both from the Applied Physics Labs, APL, of Johns Hopkins University.A new kind of Co…
 
Moderator Neil Skolnik, MD and IDSA COVID-19 Guidelines co-author John Lynch, MD, FIDSA discuss the new IDSA guidance on infection prevention for healthcare personnel caring for patients with suspected or known COVID-19. The Infectious Diseases Society of America's Guideline Podcast provides concise summaries of the most important IDSA guidelines. …
 
Dr. Taison Bell, MD, an acclaimed African-American doctor, educator, and emergency medicine director in Charlottesville, Virginia, shares his personal story of how medicine – back home in Virginia – became the center of his life. “Success was not assumed in my neighborhood.” As a child with asthma, he connected with his physician, as he did also wi…
 
The political message from the COP meeting was a fudge over coal, but what does the science say? Surprisingly India seems to be on track to switch away from coal to renewables. We explore the apparent contradiction with Lauri Myllyvirta of the thinktank Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air. Also a synchrotron for Africa, how such a project w…
 
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network Associate Editor Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, leads a panel discussion with Luke John Day, MD of UCSF, Sophie Neuner, MD, MPH of Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, and Jessica Snowden, MD, FIDSA of UAMS. The group discusses the importance of visibility …
 
IDSA President Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA is joined by Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA) and IDSA Advocacy Liaison Kinna Thakarar, DO to discuss the Bolstering Infectious Outbreaks (BIO) Preparedness Workforce Act, new bipartisan legislation that would provide loan repayment for medical professionals who work in bio-preparedness or provide infectio…
 
The political message from the COP meeting was a fudge over coal, but what does the science say? Surprisingly India seems to be on track to switch away from coal to renewables. We explore the apparent contradiction with Lauri Myllyvirta of the thinktank Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air. Also a synchrotron for Africa, how such a project w…
 
We asked Cary Funk, Pew Research Center, to make sense of how the pandemic has impacted our society and American opinion as we approach the pandemic’s two years. “It can be confusing.” Polarization now increasingly aligns between the vaccinated versus the unvaccinated, versus simple partisan identity. At the fundamental level, Americans are split o…
 
"Nancy Aossey is the President and CEO of International Medical Corps, an organization committed to saving lives and relieving suffering through the provision of health care and proper training. Ms. Aossey helped launch International Medical Corps’ early programs in Angola, Somalia, and Rwanda. She also has served as Chairman of the Board of InterA…
 
"“USAID will continue to support the people of West Africa. Ebola doesn’t disappear at zero, and neither will our fight to keep Ebola away.” –Denise RollinsIn this episode of Fighting Ebola we interview the new USAID Ebola Coordinator, Denise Rollins. She gives us a closer look at the on the ground support USAID is providing in Ebola-affected count…
 
From September 17-October 1, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg created the largest participatory art installation on the Washington National Mall since the AIDS quilt of 1996, entitled ‘In America: Remember,’ composed of 700,000 white flags, in the shadow of the Washington Monument. A stunning achievement. Listen to her reflections on listening to those …
 
Scientists in Switzerland have developed a system which uses solar energy to extract gases such as hydrogen and carbon dioxide from the air and turns them into fuels for transport. So far they have only made small quantities in experimental reactors, however they say with the right investment their alternatives to fossil fuels could be scaled up to…
 
Are current vaccination rates in the U.S. enough to bring an end to the pandemic? Keipp Talbot, MD, FIDSA of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Amber Clayton of the Society for Human Resource Management join us to provide an update on COVID-19 vaccination and employer vaccine mandates.
 
Scientists in Switzerland have developed a system which uses solar energy to extract gases such as hydrogen and carbon dioxide from the air and turns them into fuels for transport. So far they have only made small quantities in experimental reactors, however they say with the right investment their alternatives to fossil fuels could be scaled up to…
 
Dr. Richard Brennan, WHO Emergency Operations, sat down this week with Steve and Professor Leonard Rubenstein, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Rick has been at the very center of urgent efforts, following the Taliban’s coming to power in mid-August, to avoid the collapse of Afghanistan’s health system, through fast-moving negotiati…
 
Just a few days before COP26 opens in Glasgow, the World Meteorological Organisation reported record greenhouse gas levels, despite a fall in CO2 due to pandemic restrictions. The UN Environment Programme’s Emissions Gap Report also revealed that current country pledges will only take 7.5% off predicted greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, well below …
 
Just a few days before COP26 opens in Glasgow, the World Meteorological Organisation reported record greenhouse gas levels, despite a fall in CO2 due to pandemic restrictions. The UN Environment Programme’s Emissions Gap Report also revealed that current country pledges will only take 7.5% off predicted greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, well below …
 
Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo has emerged as a forceful expert voice making sense of the complex and times confusing, shifting shoals of the pandemic. ”All of us have had to step into this sphere,” filling “a power vacuum.” It has however been chaotic. Public communication is essential “to move the needle” but the experience can be “tough.” Vocal experts are …
 
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