Malaria: How Do You Eradicate an Infectious Disease With No Vaccine? | Philip Eckhoff

Philip Eckhoff: Disease eradication is a very difficult challenge. It’s been tried for a number of different diseases but it’s only worked so far for smallpox which was the first human disease eradicated at the end of the 1970s and for rinderpest which is a cattle disease or was a cattle disease before it was…

Nutrition & Early Childhood – Challenges

Yeah! Super Mom! Super Dani! Yeah. Hey, my name is Danielle Dowdy, I am 27 years old, and I have two beautiful kids. Food is very important. You cannot learn, you cannot think, you can’t do anything on an empty stomach, so you just, you know, nothing if you don’t eat! I try to grocery…

Developing and Influencing Policy for the Public’s Health

Good afternoon I’m Colleen Huebner associate professor of Health Services and director of the Maternal and Child Health training program for the School of Public Health today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Michael Fraser CEO of the association of maternal and child health programs or as we fondly know it am chip am…

Earn a B.S. or B.A. in Public Health at the College of Charleston

– Public Health is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on the art and science of protecting and improving the health of communities and populations. – My interpretation of that would be taking a holistic approach to health, and really helping the community understand what their behaviors are leading to. How the spread of disease happens,…

Private health insurance under challenge – Grattan Institute and State Library Victoria Event

Good evening everyone. My name is Jo Vitale and I’m the director of collections here at the State Library this evening seminar is held on the homelands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. I wish to acknowledge them as the traditional owners and to pay my respects to their elders past present and…

Implications of U.S.-China Collaborations on Global Health Issues

Recently, a lot of attention on the United States and China’s collaboration on global health has been focusing on the efforts to stop the synthetic opioid problems. The United States and China has actually been working together for many years on global health, including the China CDC and U.S. CDC has collaborated over two decades…

Psychedelics: Past, present and future | Mark Haden | TEDxEastVan

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I have been standing in front of audiences for 30 years talking about drugs. And I often start my presentations with an apology. Specifically, I apologise for the lies of past drug educators, including myself. And I acknowledge we’ve told three lies. We’ve exaggerated the harms of drugs, we’ve…

Park Equity Symposium: Community Engagement to Achieve Park Equity

>So, thank you so much Alina, that was a very helpful presentation to set the context for the rest of today. I am now going to introduce our first panel, which is really bringing together three practitioners who work to engage diverse communities, stakeholders, and the work of addressing park inequities. Is Lark Galloway-Gilliam here?…

Park Equity Symposium: Opening Remarks

>My name is Raphael Bostic, I am a professor here in the Price School of Public Policy and the Director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance in the Public Enterprise. And is with great pleasure that I, welcome you to this event and to our campus. For me, equity is one the most important things…

Why we can’t fix our healthcare system | Ayesha Khalid | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jim Taylor Reviewer: Denise RQ A while back, I was driving to work one day, and my son Adam asked me a question, “Mommy, what do you do for a living? What’s your job? I quickly answered, “Adam, I’m an ear, nose, and throat doctor. I operate near people’s brains.” I peeked into the…