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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
 
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Democracy! The Podcast

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Democracy! The Podcast

CEPPS Advisor Adrienne Ross, Fmr Deputy Asst Secretary Strategic Communications, US Dept of State, Journalist

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Democracy! The Podcast offers listeners a close-up look at some of the most perplexing challenges facing the vitality of democracy around the world. Move beyond armchair activist, or news junkie, and gain a real understanding for the fight to defend democracy around the world. Hear how teams, from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, International Republican Institute, and the National Democratic Institute, that make up the consortium called "CEPPS," tackle debilitating threat ...
 
This is a podcast about doing good, better. It is built around an idea that technology and innovation might help us fight poverty and live healthier lives in the future than we have in the past. We will be speaking with innovators, non-profits, social enterprises, and donors. Our goal is to share individual stories, challenges, and successes to help others understand how technology can be used to better serve those who need it most. Show notes are available at AidEvolved.com.
 
Providing high quality capacity building programs for financial supervisors and regulators to build more stable and inclusive financial systems. Toronto Centre is an independent not-for-profit organization that promotes financial stability and access to financial services globally, particularly in emerging markets and developing countries. www.torontocentre.org What financial supervisors and regulators do every day has a ripple effect that cascades across government, NGOs, and the private se ...
 
MEASURE Evaluation is funded by USAID to strengthen capacity in developing countries to gather, interpret, and use data to improve health. We create tools and approaches for rigorous evaluations, providing evidence to address health challenges. And we strengthen health information systems so countries can make better decisions and sustain good health outcomes over time.
 
Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present. Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea. We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerri ...
 
UNDER THE SURFACE is a podcast featuring in-depth conversations that reveal personal realms of experience, insight and discovery, rarely discussed out loud. The show is hosted by Amy Landau and originally broadcast live on Valley Free Radio (WXOJ Northampton, 103.3 FM) every Sunday 12 noon to 1 PM.
 
Memories of a Moonbird is about human stories. Almost every week, I interview interesting people doing inspiring things. From activists to actors and scientists to scholars, we talk about their hopes, their struggles, and what it means to be human. How does a teacher help former child soldiers in Africa? What do hummingbirds sound like to a deaf person? What does an accountant think is the meaning of life? Come join me and explore life… one story at a time.
 
My name's Danielle Francisco and my drive for this podcast is to bring you the most captivating, inspiring, raw conversations from people in the world of entrepreneurship and self-development. Through this interviews you will learn the lessons they've gleaned from their own failures; Practical steps on how to overcome real world problems related to business, achieving your goals, living a life of meaning and fulfilment.New episodes every week. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and pleas ...
 
Advancing Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries Podcast. This podcast series aims to help listeners appreciate why health finance and governance must be addressed when working to improve health outcomes, and will include episodes which delve into the dynamics of topics like domestic resource mobilization for health, expanding access to healthcare through insurance, and the importance of “good governance” in creating responsive, patient-centered health systems. The Health Finance ...
 
After 20 years of working in Asia, and growing up in South America, I’ve spent my life living in several countries around the world, getting to know people of different cultures, speaking different languages, and learning to appreciate different ways of living this human life. This podcast is a celebration of differences, and a space to discuss how in learning about our differences we discover how we all can benefit from simply listening to and learning from each other. Join us on a deep div ...
 
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Allan J. "Alonzo" Wind is a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), having worked off and on with the Agency primarily overseas on diplomatic assignments from 1990 to 2019 in the Peru, Nicaragua, Angola, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and South Africa and the Southern Africa Regional Missions. …
 
Bindiya is the author of CORINTH 2642 AD, a sci-fi thriller that tackles race as a construct. She is a former defense and aerospace journalist. Before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, she lived in Dubai, UAE and Bangalore, India. When she’s not writing, she’s camping in the California wilderness (where she also writes) with her husband and bab…
 
Dr. Richard Lessells is among the exceptional South African experts on the front lines of discovering and investigating Omicron in South Africa. Alarm bells went off within the scientific community, as it became clear after just a few days that “an extraordinary number of mutations” are clustered in the key regions in the genome for immune protecti…
 
“Supply and demand.” “It’s just Econ 101.” “Most economists agree...” “There’s always trade offs.” Over and over, media and policymakers spew the same tired recitations meant to convey the seemingly natural, immutable laws of economics. "The economy," we’re told, is thriving when business owners and job creators are making record profits, and faili…
 
Tom Dawkins - Co-Found er and CEO of social impact crowdfunding platform and innovation agency StartSomeGood.com. StartSomeGood supports social entrepreneurs to raise the funds and mobilise the community they need to make a difference and has deployed over $12 million AUD so far with one of the highest success rates in crowdfunding. Tom has been re…
 
En este Podcast del Toronto Centre, Carolina Flores, Coordinadora del Grupo de Trabajo de Cambio Climático de la Comisión del Mercado Financiero de Chile (CMF), y Juan P. Arango, Director de Programa del Toronto Centre, conversan y discuten sobre las acciones que el supervisor chileno ha puesto en marcha para enfrentar los retos y aprovechar las op…
 
In this episode of Guerrilla History, we talk to a very special guest, one whom many of you are probably familiar with-Comrade Luna of the YouTube channel LunaOi! We discuss the Battle of Dien Bien Phu and its impacts both within Vietnam as well as in liberation struggles globally. Definitely something we've all been wanting to discuss! Comrade Lun…
 
A character played by an actor in a fat suit shovels food in his face, unable to restrain himself in a fit of rage. Another falls, too lazy and out-of-shape to get up without the aid of others. And yet another loses weight and avenges the anti-fat bullying she faced growing up, finally earning respect as a thin person. We see all of these tropes ad…
 
Jon Jackson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dimagi, a social enterprise that delivers digital solutions to improve lives in over 130 countries. In today's conversation, we chat with Jon about the influences, the people, and the ideas that took him from being an MIT grad on Wall Street to the trenches building health systems in Zambia. As we reflect on…
 
Katja Rusanen is a #1 best -selling author, spiritual mentor, success coach, and creator of the Client Attraction Story System, a step-by-step program for purpose-driven entrepreneurs to craft stories that sell. After working as a supervisor in one of the world’s leading business banks, she obtained two master’s degrees in Spiritual Psychology and …
 
Dr. Taison Bell, MD, an acclaimed African-American doctor, educator, and emergency medicine director in Charlottesville, Virginia, shares his personal story of how medicine – back home in Virginia – became the center of his life. “Success was not assumed in my neighborhood.” As a child with asthma, he connected with his physician, as he did also wi…
 
On Invest Africa Insights today, we spoke with Thabo Makoko, Managing Director, Transactional Banking African Regional Operations at Absa Group on the changing trends in Africa's transaction banking landscape. With the flood of digital banking solutions across the continent, we discuss how banks can partner with local and regional fintech palyers t…
 
Guerrilla History- Intelligence Briefings will be roughly a twice monthly series of shorter, more informal discussions between the hosts about topics of their choice. Patrons at the Comrade tier and above will have access to all Intelligence Briefings. We have another fun Intelligence Briefing this time, with a special guest! For this conversation …
 
In this episode of Guerrilla History, Adnan facilitates a discussion about the recently wrapped up COP26 climate conference, its failures, and what we should look to do going forward! We are calling this a "Dispatch" as it's a shorter, more "in the moment" episode to ground us for current events. Our guests are Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of …
 
Dan Stringer is a pastor, author, and campus minister in Honolulu, Hawai'i. His book Struggling with Evangelicalism: Why I Want to Leave and What it Takes to Stay explores how to grapple with mixed feelings about evangelicalism in order to cultivate healthier, less toxic evangelical spaces. He is ordained in the Evangelical Covenant Church. Dan ser…
 
We asked Cary Funk, Pew Research Center, to make sense of how the pandemic has impacted our society and American opinion as we approach the pandemic’s two years. “It can be confusing.” Polarization now increasingly aligns between the vaccinated versus the unvaccinated, versus simple partisan identity. At the fundamental level, Americans are split o…
 
Nadja El Fertasi - Founder and CEO of Thrive with EQ. Nadja worked for NATO's Cyber Executive Arm for the past 20years as Stakeholder Engagement Senior Executive before jumping into entrepreneurship. In this episode, we talked very relevant topics on Cyber Security Awareness and Emotional Intellegince. The impact of COVID to workforce. and how crim…
 
As part of COP26, TC hosted a virtual executive panel. The speakers discussed possible climate change scenarios related to a transition to a low-carbon economy and how central bankers and financial supervisors can incorporate climate risks and opportunities into regulatory and supervisory practices. They also touched on the need for international c…
 
The authors of TC’s recent report share the perspectives and insights they have gained from the research and analysis they conducted. They share their views and recommendations about the role regulators and RegTech can play to expand financial inclusion of women.By Toronto Centre
 
The panel explored: Gender-aware, technology-enable financial sector supervision as an important means to achieving female financial inclusion. The importance of explicitly identifying and considering the barriers women face to address the financial inclusion access gap. Keeping pace with the rapid advances in technology in general, and especially …
 
"Nancy Aossey is the President and CEO of International Medical Corps, an organization committed to saving lives and relieving suffering through the provision of health care and proper training. Ms. Aossey helped launch International Medical Corps’ early programs in Angola, Somalia, and Rwanda. She also has served as Chairman of the Board of InterA…
 
"“USAID will continue to support the people of West Africa. Ebola doesn’t disappear at zero, and neither will our fight to keep Ebola away.” –Denise RollinsIn this episode of Fighting Ebola we interview the new USAID Ebola Coordinator, Denise Rollins. She gives us a closer look at the on the ground support USAID is providing in Ebola-affected count…
 
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