Ebola – lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496)

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We discuss if the outbreak taught us anything, what we learnt about military involvement, if anyone considered if the outbreak was intentional and if so, was the response different. Contributors: Akin Abayomi, Head of Department, Division of Haematology, Stellenbosch University Gary Kobinger, Director, Infectious Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Immunology Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine

AMR (antimicrobial resistance) (WP1477)

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We talk about which diseases are prone to reoccurrence, how resistance arises, what the pressure points on AMR are in Africa and how you tackle the self-medication of medicine. Contributors: Emmanuel Makasa, Counsellor, Health, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations Office and Other International Organisations, Geneva Marc Mendelson, Professor of […]

Eliminating malaria with determination, not just hope (WP1390)

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We talk about working with cross border collaboration and ask how you get leaders from different countries to come up with a collective policy. Contributors: Nafsiah Mboi, Envoy, Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), Jakarta Richard Kamwi, Elimination 8 Ambassador; Former Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Windhoek, Namibia Other podcast in the series Malaria […]

Malaria – the 70 year story (WP1390)

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To celebrate our forthcoming 70th anniversary in 2016, we will be publishing a range of dialogues. In this first podcast, we discuss the 70 year success story of malaria and talk about what has changed over the years. Contributor: Richard Feachem, Director, Global Health Group, UCSF Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, United […]

Ebola – the next steps (WP1409)

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We talk about health systems in West Africa after Ebola and ask how affected countries can rebuild their health services, through domestic investment in healthcare, training health workers, using IT effectively and increasing regional collaboration. Contributors: Pape Gaye, President and Chief Executive Officer, IntraHealth International, Chapel Hill Perry Nelson, Director, Management Information Systems, National Health […]

The rise of antimicrobial resistance (WP1399)

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We discuss the threat that AMR poses and what is being done about it, how the international community comes together and what the practical challenges are for implementation. We ask what will happen after the global action plan in May. Contributors: Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director General, Health Security, World Health Organisation, Geneva Abdul Ghafur, Consultant […]