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TWiGH is a weekly roundup of Global Health news! It is the audio version of a "live" weekly YouTube show.

TWiGH is a weekly roundup of Global Health news! It is the audio version of a "live" weekly YouTube show.
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TWiGH is a weekly roundup of Global Health news! It is the audio version of a "live" weekly YouTube show.

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English


Episodes

TWiGH/DCP3 Series: Child and Adolescent Health and Development

8/7/2018
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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. Have comments for us? Share them here or on Twitter (@TWiGHTeam) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/this-week-in-global-health). Learn more about TWiGH and check out extra content at our website:...

Duration:00:34:23

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

2/21/2018
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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. Have comments for us? Share them here or on Twitter (@TWiGHTeam), Facebook (https://twitter.com/twighteam), or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/this-week-in-global-health). Learn more about...

Duration:00:33:23

TWiGH/DCP3 series: Household Air Pollution

11/22/2017
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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. Have comments for us? Share them here or on Twitter (@TWiGHTeam), Facebook (https://twitter.com/twighteam), or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/this-week-in-global-health). Learn more about TWiGH and check out extra content at our website: http://www.twigh.org/. If you like this podcast,...

Duration:00:51:14

TWiGH/DCP3 series: Global Cancer

9/19/2017
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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. Have comments for us? Share them here or on Twitter (@TWiGHTeam), Facebook (https://twitter.com/twighteam), or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/this-week-in-global-health). Learn more about TWiGH and check out extra content at our website:...

Duration:00:34:03

Health Systems

8/26/2017
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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...

Duration:00:07:19

Management and public health

8/19/2017
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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.

Duration:00:09:53

Tedros

8/12/2017
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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...

Duration:00:06:36

Gender and public health

8/5/2017
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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/ OTHER VIDEOS TO WATCH: Check out my channel :...

Duration:00:05:54

Health economics

7/29/2017
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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...

Duration:00:05:25

Finding the right job in public health

7/22/2017
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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...

Duration:00:05:26

Trump and Global Health

7/12/2017
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Donal Trump is president of the USA. What does this mean for global health and public health? In this video Dr Greg Martin explores the potential impact of Trump foreign policy on health security, pandemics, climate change and the economy. He also talks about the continued potential for the US to be a force for good in the global health landscape.

Duration:00:08:26

Global Health jobs - who is hiring?

7/5/2017
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If you want to find a job in global health, this is for you. In this video, Dr Greg Martin looks at the organisations working in the global health space. Specifically, he talks about how to do a landscape analysis to identify an organisations that you might want to work for. This video is all about global health, public health and employment. For more information about the Notre Dame Master of Science in Global Health program click here: http://ntrda.me/2btUrXb

Duration:00:11:42

Skills and competencies in public health

6/29/2017
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In this video, Greg Martin talks about four areas of competencies needed to be effective in public health and global health. He places particular importance on management, leadership and governance.

Duration:00:08:59

Global Health jobs - your role

6/22/2017
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This is a second video in a series on Global Health careers. In this video Greg Martin talks about the possible roles you might play in the global health space. The first video explores your possible interests in global health.

Duration:00:04:28

Careers in Global Health - finding your area of interest

6/15/2017
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Looking for a job in global health? This is the first in a 4 part series that takes a look at what you need to do to get your career in global health off to a good start. In this video Greg Martin walks you through the process of identifying your area of interest.

Duration:00:04:04

TWiGH/DCP3 Series: Essential Surgery

6/12/2017
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In this episode of TWiGH, we discuss with essential surgery experts Jaymie Henry and Mark Shrime why this topic is important to global health and sustainable development and common myths about it. We also chat about advocacy for essential surgery. Have comments for us? Share them here or on Twitter (@TWiGHTeam), Facebook (https://twitter.com/twighteam), or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/this-week-in-global-health). Learn more about TWiGH and check out extra content at our...

Duration:00:49:03

Exploitation and public health

1/16/2017
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In this episode, Greg Martin talks about the idea of exploitation in the context of public health issues.

Duration:00:02:56

Human Rights in public health

1/9/2017
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In this episode, Greg Martin talks about the application of human rights in public health.

Duration:00:05:10

Global Health Ethics - understanding right and wrong

1/2/2017
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In this episode, Dr Martin talks about how global health and public healthp professionals can use philosophy to make decisions about right and wrong.

Duration:00:07:11

Global Health and Ethics - a Framework

12/26/2016
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Global Health and ethics - where to start, right? In this episode, Dr Martin provides a framework for thinking about ethics in global health.

Duration:00:04:35