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 for more.


HIV, Ebola, Zika and more

March 6, 2016

In this episode, Jessica and Sulzhan talk about the latest news in Global Health including HIV, Ebola, Zika and more.. 


Neglected Tropical Disease

February 17, 2016

In this episode of This Week in Global Health we talk about Neglected Tropical Diseases. The team interviews Ken Gustavsen (from Merk) and Donald Bundy (from the Gates Foundation) who provide incredible insight into the fight against neglected disease.


Global Health News - Feb 2016

February 8, 2016

On this episode of This Week in Global Health, panelists discuss air pollution as a global health problem, maternal mental health screening, science and technology in disaster risk reduction, and yellow fever immunization updates. Jessica Taaffe, Vijoleta Gordeljevic, Marie Onakomaiya, and Sarah Borg are featured as panelists and co-produced this episode.


What is Public Health?

February 2, 2016

In this episode, Dr Greg Martin gives a short definition of public health and then goes on to describe what it is that public health professionals do with their time. For more public health videos go to his youtube channel: 


Research methods in Global Health

January 19, 2016

This episodes gives an introduction to research methods in global health


Global Health Accomplishments in 2015

January 12, 2016

2015 was a great year for Global Health - this episode of This Week in Global Health reviews the year and highlights what was achieved in the areas of malaria, water, HIV, polio, SDGs, Ebola and more...  To watch this as a video - check us out on YouTube or our webpage 


Careers in Global Health (part 1) identifying your area of interest

December 8, 2015

This is the first of a 4 part series on Global Health Careers. In this episode, Greg Martin talks about identifying your area of interest within the global health space. Watch this episode on YouTube here: