TWiGH/DCP3 Series: Child and Adolescent Health and Development

August 7, 2018

In this episode of TWiGH, we discuss supporting health and development through the first 8000 days of life in low and middle income countries. Don Bundy, Elisabeta Aurino, and Meena Fernandes, authors on the DCP3 volume on this topic, offer their thoughts on this global health issue.

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TWiGH/DCP3 Series: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Related Disorders (CVRD)

February 21, 2018

In this episode of TWiGH, we discuss addressing cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders like kidney disease and diabetes in low and middle income countries. Shuchi Anand and Nisreen Salti, authors on the DCP3 volume on this topic, offer their thoughts on this global health issue.

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TWiGH/DCP3 series: Household Air Pollution

November 22, 2017

In this episode of TWiGH, we discuss household air pollution in the context of global health and switching to clean fuel as a way to address it with Professor Kirk Smith and Ajay Pillarisetti.

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TWiGH/DCP3 series: Global Cancer

September 19, 2017

IIn this episode of TWiGH, we discuss with global cancer experts Sumit Gupta and Hellen Gelband why addressing this health issue is a priority, is do-able, and has many cost-effective interventions, including for pediatric cancer.

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Health Systems

August 26, 2017

The public health and global health community talk about strengthening health systems. In this video, Dr Greg Martin provides a brief overview of what health systems are and how it is that the building blocks of health systems fit together.

Health systems are made up of 1) leadership, management and governance, 2) health finance, 3) human resources, 4) inventory, 5) infrastructure and 6) health intelligence. If the public health community is going to make improvements to health systems in poorer countries then we need to have a clear understanding of what they are. To improve health systems we need to apply what we understand about epidemiology and health economics to national programmes.

This video was sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Graduate Institute: http://graduate.umaryland.edu/global/

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Management and public health

August 19, 2017

In this video Dr Greg Martin talks about the importance of management and public health. If you are working in the area of public health or global health, this video will outline some management science tools that can be applied to good public health practice, including: gantt charts, bpmn, budgets, value change analysis and balanced score cards. Dr Martin also talks about strategy, leadership and governance in public health and global health.

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Tedros

August 12, 2017

Dr Tedros is the new Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). This video takes a closer look at his background and vision for global health. Dr Tedros has facilitated demonstrable public health results in the areas of child mortality, HIV infections, malaria and tuberculosis mortality and in strengthening health systems in his own country. He has successfully tackled issues like stock outs of essential medicines and donor harmonisation. He intends addressing important global health issues like the health impact of climate change.

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Gender and public health

August 5, 2017

What is Gender? What is inequity? And what do they have to do with Public Health and Global Health? This video explores the relationship between gender and health and highlight 6 important ways in which the health of men and women can be affected by gender inequity.

This video was created with support from USC. Find out more about their online MPH program here: http://mphdegree.usc.edu/

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Health economics

July 29, 2017

Global health and public health practitioners use Health Economics to better understand the decisions that get made that affect health. Calculating the DALYs averted or QALYs gained for per dollar spent, for example, can help NGOs and Governments decide which health interventions to invest in. These sorts of cost utility and cost effectiveness (economic evaluations) help with decision making.

Support for the creation of this video came from DCP3. Find out more about DCPS at http://www.dcp-3.org

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Finding the right job in public health

July 22, 2017

In this video Dr Greg Martin talks about how to get the perfect job in Global Health and Public Health. Candidates for jobs need to have an in-depth knowledge of subject matter (like HIV, TB, malaria, non-communicable disease etc.) and have transferable skills that they can apply to that subject matter (including epidemiology, health economics and management). Dr Martin talks about how to best position yourself for work in the global health space.

This video was created with support from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. LSHTM offer a wide variety of masters programmes. Find out more at http://bit.ly/2lshtm

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