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Take as Directed

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Take as Directed

CSIS Global Health Policy Center | Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious disease, health security, and maternal, newborn, and child health. The podcast brings you commentary and perspectives from some of the leading voices in global health and CSIS Global Health Policy Center in-house experts
 
We are a podcast about global health and human rights. And right now, we are asking the tough questions about what a world with #COVID-19 looks like. Rapid, mass global #vaccination programs are needed - something never achieved in #globalpublichealth before. But who will be left behind? #Pandemics have upended #globalsecurity priorities and turned our lives upside down. What does this mean for #humanrights? What are the implications for epidemics, like, #HIV, #TB and #Malaria, that we have ...
 
Small pox. Malaria. Salmonella. Black death. Laughing death? What do all of these have in common, they're infectious, they're diseases, and yes.... they might just kill you! Epidemiologist Adrianna Paiero explores a new infectious disease each week, asking smart (and sometimes stupid) questions about the science, lore, bizarre treatments, and medical mysteries of strange and spectacular germs and microbes from around the world.
 
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a16z Podcast

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a16z Podcast

Andreessen Horowitz

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The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!
 
Idomen (1843) is the creative-nonfiction memoir of the beautiful and brilliant American poetess Maria Gowen Brooks, who was compared in the 19th century to Byron and Swinburne. In it she tells the story of an ill-fated love affair she had twenty years earlier while traveling with her young son in Canada following the death of her much older husband. The traumatic breakup led to suicide attempts on her part, which romantic masochist Brooks byronically relates in full, albeit changing everybod ...
 
Up and Atom brings you the latest breakthroughs and discoveries in the ever-changing world of science. Sometimes weird, sometimes confronting, always informative, come learn about the world around. Hosted by Alice Williamson (@all_isee), University of Sydney lecturer and researcher for Open Source Malaria, each week on Up For It with Ruby Miles.
 
This comedic podcast features two women, who definitely are not doctor's, discussing wild medical stories with the aid of "medicinal" beverages of the boozy variety. Together, we'll discuss every outlandish diseases and injury you're glad you've never had, all while downing anti-malaria Gin and Tonics, and the like.
 
16 Minutes on the News is a short news podcast where we cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z podcast way -- why are these topics in the news; what's real, what's hype from our vantage point; and what are our experts' quick takes on these trends? About the a16z Podcast: Discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future -- especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This ...
 
Monday Science (part of STEAM:ED Collective) is a listener-driven engaging weekly podcast bringing you the latest research and news in Science, Technology, Medicine and Health. Hosted by award winning scientist Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham, she also answers your questions or finds experts in the field to answer them for you! Subscribe, follow, comment and get in touch! www.mondaysciencepodcast.com e. info@mondaysciencepodcast.com Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @MondayScience
 
Every year more than 10 million children under the age of five die in developing countries, nearly a million from malaria alone. Every day more than 2500 people die of malaria, most of them children. These are the statistics that help drive the tenacious work of Oxford researchers in tropical medicine. The genesis of Oxford’s involvement goes back to a conversation over a bottle of whiskey, between David Weatherall and Peter Williams, the then Director of the Wellcome Trust, in New York in 1 ...
 
Joel G. Breman, M.D., D.T.P.H., F.I.D.S.A., is Senior Scientific Adviser, Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Dr. Breman's recent research has defined the considerable burden of malaria and development of policies and practices to conquer this disease. He was educated at the University of California, Los Angeles; the Keck School of Medicine, the University of Southern California; and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He trained in medicin ...
 
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Public Health Out Loud

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Public Health Out Loud

Dr. Jim McDonald and Dr. Philip Chan

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Public Health Out Loud is a podcast that delves into the broader public health concerns and issues facing everyday Rhode Islanders. From discussions about safeguarding against future pandemics to actionable plans for families to help keep their loved ones safe from preventable diseases, Public Health Out Loud is a no nonsense resource for listeners who want to stick to the facts. With all that’s going on in the world at every hour of the day, podcast hosts Dr. James McDonald and Dr. Philip C ...
 
Did you know that right here with us ...there is a plant that in its DNA holds the key to the eradication of world hunger. There is a tree that can save the lives of thousands from malaria and dysentery. A root that brings emotional ease to animals in distress…even a species of grass that could be the cure for cancer. A flower that is proven to be as effective as Prozac... Everything we need for the improvement of the existence of mankind is living and growing all around us. I started one da ...
 
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Mulenga Mwenda-Chimfwembe, a Laboratory Scientist in PATH's Malaria and Neglected Tropical Disease program, shares her work on genomic sequencing and assay development for Malaria and COVID-19 in Zambia. Find out more about her work here: https://www.path.org/articles/genomic-sequencing-explains-variant-spread-zambia/ --- Episode Cover Photo: PATH/…
 
In this episode, Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham discusses the relationship between Malaria, Cancer, and more with Dr Faith Uwadiae (see bio here - https://www.mondaysciencepodcast.com/episode71) , a Postdoctoral Training Fellow at the Francis Crick Institute. Thank you for listening! If you liked the episode, please give us a five-star rating and review.…
 
The effects of the Tonga eruption could be felt around the world, many heard the boom of a sonic shock, and tsunami waves travelled far and wide. Volcanologist Shane Cronin from the University of Auckland in New Zealand is one of only a handful of people to have landed on the tiny islands above the volcano where the eruption took place. Those islan…
 
Why was the blast from the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano so explosive? Where are we on the global climatic thermostat? And how you can get involved in the Big Repair Project.Gaia Vince speaks with Auckland University volcanologist Prof Shane Cronin, one of the few human beings to have visited the now-disappeared volcanic land bridge that stretc…
 
In this episode Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham talks about single women's fertility and egg freezing with Dr Zeynep Gurtin (see bio. www.mondaysciencepodcast.com/episode74 ), a Lecturer in Women’s Health at the Institute for Women’s Health at University College London (UCL), and holds an Affiliate Lectureship at the University of Cambridge Sociology Depa…
 
Could the food we eat and the air we breath be damaging our immune systems? The number of people with autoimmune diseases, from rheumatoid arthritis to type 1 diabetes, began to increase around 40 years ago in the west. Now, some are also emerging in countries that had never seen the diseases before. Ian Sample speaks to genetic scientist and consu…
 
Vajra Allan, Program Manager in PATH's Diagnostics program, shares more about the G6PD Community of Practice and project. Find out more about the Community of Practice here: https://www.path.org/programs/diagnostics/gorcop/ --- Episode Cover Photo: PATH/Patrick McKern Intro music: Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song…
 
In May 2020, the Chinese Communist Party announced a sweeping new National Security Law for Hong Kong. The law, enacted in July, ambigulously outlaws separatism, subversion, and terrorism. When the law was enacted, experts debated over how forcefully Beijing and Hong Kong authorities would enforce the law, and how that enforcement would affect the …
 
In this episode... Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham asks the question "How does COVID19 affect the brain?" with guest Professor Alysson Renato Muotri who is a professor at the Departments of Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego.This episode is sponsored by The Black Dementia Company https://theblackdementiacompany.com/ Products also…
 
Dr. Anthony Fauci joined J. Stephen Morrison for a CSIS live-streamed conversation on January 11. Today’s podcast is based on that conversation. Does Dr. Fauci believe the pandemic is in transition? Yes. “I have been talking about a transition since October 13.” What might that mean? “Ultimately we will need a new strategy. We cannot let this virus…
 
This episode of Sawbones is a little lighter, and what’s lighter than pink? Nothing, especially when we’re talking about Baker-Miller Pink, a hue theorized to calm people down, quell violence, and maybe even influence muscle strength. It wasn’t the first color thought to have an effect on people’s behavior, and it’s EXACTLY as affective. Music: "Me…
 
In this episode... Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham asks the question "How do scientists study the brain?" with guest Professor Alysson Renato Muotri who is a professor at the Departments of Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego. This episode is sponsored by The Black Dementia Company https://theblackdementiacompany.com/ Products als…
 
2022 has been heralded as the golden era of robotics. In this episode of The Naked Scientists you'll see how futuristic machines are already employed throughout industry to make our lives better. This isn't a tech review of Alexa, but instead a glimpse at pinpoint-accurate surgical arms completing tricky operations on human patients and tiny robots…
 
The coronavirus variant has spread across the UK at incredible speed – but there are signs that the wave may have reached its peak. Madeleine Finlay talks to the Guardian science correspondent Nicola Davis about what we can expect in the weeks and months to come, and whether a second ‘exit wave’ could be here in the summer. Help support our indepen…
 
In this episode...Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham discusses cybersecurity with Ron Eddings (Creative Director at a cybersecurity startup Axonius and Hacker Valley Studio co-host). Thank you for listening! If you liked the episode, please give us a five-star rating and review. Buy a Coffee for Monday Science Subscribe, follow, comment, leave a review and g…
 
Studies using swabs from coronavirus patients seem to contradict earlier findings from cell cultures which showed Omicon replicated faster than earlier variants. As Benjamin Meyer from the centre for Vaccinology at the University of Geneva, explains there may be other reasons why omicron is spreading faster not just how quickly it reproduces.Predic…
 
This is the final episode of a two-part series where Dr. Bahijja talks with Dr. Theodora (Thea) Stewart about her impressive career as a scientist, a musician, and more recently as the Lead Scientist and Manager of the London Metallomics Facility (LMF). The LMF is based at King's College London, focusing on developing correlative bioimaging workflo…
 
We look at the science behind cutting covid isolation to 5 daysVets declare the largest ever outbreak of bird flu across Europe, but why now and how should we respond… We’re looking into the microscopic world of nanotechnology: the science of the very small, including the incredible story of the sword of Damascus; it turns out that the blacksmiths …
 
Do fish and crabs feel pain, what went down at COP26, and how might climate change dampen the spirits of homeowners in low-lying areas? Plus and environmental scientist explains his theory that the earth has a spirit and we meet a researcher with an unusual obsession with slime.
 
If you can, watch and practice with one or more of these youtube lessons before you do my podcast. It will help you a lot! Practicing the American r Make the American r sound How to make the r consonant R in English =========================================== Practice with the “r” sound. A - At the beginning of words: 1. He has a red rock. 2. That …
 
This is the first episode of a two-part series where Dr. Bahijja talks with Dr. Theodora (Thea) Stewart about her impressive career as a scientist, a musician, and more recently as the Lead Scientist and Manager of the London Metallomics Facility (LMF). The LMF is based at King's College London, focusing on developing correlative bioimaging workflo…
 
Due to the electoral irregularities seen during the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election, Nicolas Maduro has faced a crisis of legitimacy, especially as the United States, the European Union, and the Organization of American States refuse to recognize him as Venezuela’s rightful president. Who is Nicolas Maduro, what does he stand for, and what do…
 
On this week’s episode of the Public Health Out Loud podcast, co-hosts Dr. Jim McDonald and Dr. Philip Chan are talking about natural immunity. What level of immunity does someone have after getting infected with COVID-19? Are they at risk for getting infected again? Our co-hosts are joined by Dr. Joseph Hogan and PhD candidate Nick Lewis from the …
 
In this episode...Dr Bahijja discusses career coaching with Dr Hannah Roberts. Be sure to check out Dr Roberts' podcast "Women in STEM Career & Confidence" Available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, The EdUp Experience & Stitch! Thank you for listening! If you liked the episode, please give us a five-star rating and review. Buy a …
 
Studies using swabs from coronavirus patients seem to contradict earlier findings from cell cultures which showed Omicon replicated faster than earlier variants. As Benjamin Meyer from the centre for Vaccinology at the University of Geneva, explains there may be other reasons why omicron is spreading faster not just how quickly it reproduces. Predi…
 
After 20 years of planning, preparation and a nail-biting build up fraught by delays The James Webb Space telescope finally launched on Christmas day 2021. Anxious astronomers across the globe looked on as the JWST then completed even riskier manoeuvres to unfurl the 18 hexagonal components that make up its 6.5 meter diameter primary mirror. Cosmol…
 
In this episode, Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham talks about Chemistry, Science Education and the impact of COVID19 lockdowns in secondary schools with Mr Forhad Hussain (see bio. www.mondaysciencepodcast.com/episode73 ), a Science Teacher. Thank you for listening! If you liked the episode, please give us a five-star rating and review. Buy a Coffee for Mo…
 
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