Trump and Global Health

November 29, 2016

This epidose explores the implications of a Trump administration for Global Health. Issues such as climate change, bioterrorism, pandemics and the economy are discussed. 

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TWiGH Nov 10, 2016 Global Health News Round-up

November 11, 2016

In this week's episode of TWiGH, Jessica Taaffe, Rintu Saju, Marie Onakomaiya, and Sarah Borg discuss stories of interest in global health including air pollution and children, ending sterilization camps in India, and a new stem cell therapy for traumatic brain injury.  

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TWiGH Sept 22, 2016 Global Health News Round-up

September 23, 2016

In this week's episode, Jessica Taaffe, Rintu Saju, Marie Onakomaiya, and Sarah Borg discuss the latest stories on global maternal mortality, chikungunya in India, and distribution of sanitary pads for women in India. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVQNvoOjW5g

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What you need to know about the Syrian health crisis?

July 17, 2016
This week, we talk out loud about the ongoing public health crisis in Syria. We talk about how the war in Syria is decimating human resources for health and health systems as well as discuss the emerging diseases in the region such as Aleppo Evil or Cutaneous Leishmaniasis.

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Justice and Global Health

July 15, 2016

In this episode Greg Martin explores the idea of distributive justice and global health. To watch the video of this episode, go to  www.youtube.com/drgregmartin

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Novartis Access Initiative - NCDs

June 27, 2016

In this episode of This Week in Global Health, the team interview panel members from a side event at the WHA talking about the Novartis Access Initiative's work on NCDs. 

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Fistula - an important global health issue

May 28, 2016

In this episode of This Week in Global Health, the team discuss obstetric fistula, its importance as a global health issue, how to prevent and how to treat it. Find out more at www.twigh.org 

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Global Health news roundup

May 13, 2016
This week, TWiGH looks at the weekly top global health stories grabbing headlines around the world. Did you know that raising the minimum purchasing age for cigarettes is a great preventative method for tobacco use? And that abstinence is not an effective HIV preventative method? In other news, Australia's government is slashing funding to their only youth-led sexual health organization and that MSF is pulling out of participation in the first ever World Humanitarian Summit. What does this all mean for global health? You can always tweet your questions or opinions about these stories at @TwighTeam!
Stories mentioned can be found at the following links:
1. Air pollution: Benefits of cycling and walking outweigh harms - study (http://www.bbc.com/news/health-36208003)
2. California raises smoking age to 21 (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/us/california-raising-smoking-age-to-21.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth)
3. Abstinence fails to prevent HIV (http://www.globalhealthnow.org/news/a-b-c-fail) and #saveYEAH  http://www.redaware.org.au/
4. MSF pulls out of Humanitarian Summit (http://www.globalhealthnow.org/news/msf-moral-compass-pulls-out-of-world-humanitarian-summit)
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Global Health News Roundup

April 14, 2016
On this episode of This Week in Global Health, our panelists give a roundup of global health news stories that caught their eye, including a WHO assessment on environmental influences of health, universal health insurance in Nigeria and medical tourism, and the new prophylactic HIV vaginal ring for women.  Jessica Taaffe hosts and is joined by panelists Sarah Borg, Marie Onakomaiya, and Vijoleta Gordeljevic.

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World Health Organization (WHO) reform

March 24, 2016

Members of our TWiGH team dive into the proposed reforms set to reshape the World Health Organization and what this could mean for the future of Global Health! We kept this episode brief but informative to deliver and help you digest some of the biggest transitions happening in global health leadership. Go to www.twigh.org for more.

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