Nick Watts and Elizabeth Robinson discuss their findings from the 2017 report of The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change
Joe Parkin Daniels, author of a new World Report on a military hospital in Bogota, joins us to discuss the nuances of peace and conflict in Colombia since the FARC peace deal, and the challenges still facing healthcare in the country.
Gina McCarthy, former EPA Administrator, and Commission leads Philip Landrigan and Richard Fuller join Gavin Cleaver for a discussion of the problems of pollution and the solutions available.
Felicia Knaul and Julio Frenk discuss the Commission on the global access to palliative care and pain relief, highlighting the new metric used to measure the burden, an essential package to these treatments, and integration of palliative care and pain relief into health systems.
Michel Kazatchkine joins us to talk about Russia's health system and struggles with HIV/AIDS in the context of its unique history.
Emanuele Di Angelantonio talks about his study on increasing the frequency of blood donation.
Rebecca Cooney and Hanni Stoklosa discuss the distinction between human trafficking and smuggling.
In this special podcast we talk to GBD guru Chris Murray, representatives from exemplar countries Ethiopia, Nepal, and Peru, and The Lancet's editor Richard Horton.
Discussion with two authors of a new Lancet Commission about the need for a new approach to prevent, manage, and cure asthma.
Paul Tam discusses the two-part Series about Paediatric Surgery, focusing on developments in paediatric urology and gastroenterology.
Rebecca Cooney is joined by Mary Bassett, Tené T Lewis, Nwando Olayiwola, Esther Choo, Jennifer Okwerekwu, and Barron Lerner.
Victoria Miller and Mahshid Dehghan discuss their two PURE studies, assessing the intake of fruit, vegetables, and legumes, and also carbohydrates and fat on cardiovascular disease and mortality.
Black lung disease: The Lancet: Aug 17, 201718 Aug 2017
Discussion of how coal workers pneumoconiosis (so-called black lung disease) may be re-emerging among coal miners in Queensland, Australia.
Research in the lurch: August 9, 20179 Aug 2017
Rebecca Cooney talks with Representative Barbara Lee and others about the Trump Administration's decision to cancel teen pregnancy prevention research grants midway, without warning
Manuel Rueda discusses the humanitarian work of medical students and doctors in Venezuela’s violent street protests.
Coeliac disease: The Lancet: July 28, 201729 Jul 2017
Peter Green from Columbia University, New York City, discusses a Seminar which gives an up-to-date analysis of an increasingly prevalent disease that affects around 1% of the global population.
Rebecca Cooney discusses the new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on opioids with members of the committee.
From the launch of The Lancet's Commission Dementia prevention, intervention, and care, listen to Alistair Burns, Charles Alessi, and Helen Kales provide their views on the importance and future use of the Commission.
Lead author Gill Livingston discusses the new Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care.
Helen Petousis-Harris discusses a proof of principle study which suggests that a type of meningococcal B vaccine could protect against gonorrhoea.
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