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A podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives.

A podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives.
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United States

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A podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives.

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English


Episodes

Episode 11. Prioritizing Sleep in Public Health

4/25/2017
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In this episode we look at why sleep health is a public health issue. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global Gateway, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Jessica Southwell, Practice & Policy Analyst, North Carolina Institute for Public...

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 10. The Digital Society

11/23/2016
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Healthcare in the US is becoming increasingly digitized. Mobile health or mHealth is a rapidly expanding area, where cell phone apps and wireless devices with sensors collect a person’s health data. Hospitals are moving away from paper records. At UNC for example, your electronic records can be accessed by the doctor treating you, or by yourself if you log onto myChart. It’s now possible for doctors to issue electronic prescriptions, and it might not just be possible, but mandatory. As of...

Duration:00:24:55

Episode 9. The Intersection of Public Health and Zika Virus

4/21/2016
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Over the last several months, the Zika virus has become a regular part of media coverage. It seems that everyone you talk to has an opinion, a fear or a question that is not being answered. In this episode, we try to answer some of those questions. We also dig a little deeper to look at how Zika has brought together so many areas in the field of public health. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our...

Duration:00:18:04

Episode 8. The Diaper Divide

4/5/2016
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In the United States, one in three families struggle to afford diapers. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina was founded on the simple belief that all children deserve clean diapers and through the help of donors, volunteers and connections made with community partners, they are working to do just that. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at...

Duration:00:14:26

Episode 7. The Refugee Crisis: Taking Action

4/1/2016
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In this episode you’ll hear stories about how people got involved in working with refugee and immigrant groups and the ways in which they are helping. We hope after hearing their stories here you'll also be inspired to act, in whatever way you can. Ideas and contacts included in the show notes of this episode. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at...

Duration:00:18:27

Episode 6. Emerging Issue: Zika Virus

3/1/2016
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This is a special episode on the Zika Virus, an emerging issue in public health. Listen in as public health experts around the country discuss efforts underway related to planning and response. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global Gateway,...

Duration:00:34:49

Episode 5. Naya & Jessica Unscripted

3/1/2016
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Quick updates from Jessica and Naya on the show's first season, interviews underway and plans for the next few months. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global Gateway, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Jessica Southwell, Practice &...

Duration:00:06:09

Episode 4. The Refugee Crisis: Invisible Wounds

2/16/2016
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This is a story about the resettlement process for refugees, our world's most vulnerable people, who continue to face incredible challenges as they work to rebuild their lives. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global Gateway, UNC Gillings School...

Duration:00:22:43

Episode 3. The Refugee Crisis: Conflict Zones

2/1/2016
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An introduction to the refugee crisis, beginning with the challenges refugees face upon fleeing their home. This is part one of a three-part series on the refugee crisis. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global GatewayTM, UNC Gillings School of...

Duration:00:17:08

Episode 2. Policy and Practice

12/12/2015
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What issues are people working on in public health and what should be done to address? In this episode, we polled attendees at the APHA Annual Meeting and also learned more about what students are doing in communities around the world. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal,...

Duration:00:16:36

Episode 1. The Moment

10/29/2015
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Is there a moment that leads a person to public health? In this episode, we ask students, faculty and staff why they chose their path in life. --- Public Health Behind the Scenes is a podcast featuring stories and public health perspectives on the issues that affect our lives. Show notes available at www.publichealthpodcast.com --- The show was created and produced by: Naya Villarreal, Program Coordinator, Gillings Global GatewayTM, UNC Gillings School of Global Public...

Duration:00:11:49