Fighting Ebola in conflict in the DR Congo12 Oct 2018
Marianne Guenot talks to Benedict Moran, author of the World Report “Fighting Ebola in conflict in the DR Congo”, about the effect of conflict on responding to a public health emergency.
C-section Series12 Oct 2018
Jocalyn Clark and guests Marleen Temmerman and Ana-Pilar Betran discuss the challenge of overuse and underuse of caesarean section procedures worldwide.
Global Mental Health Commission10 Oct 2018
With a high-level ministerial summit taking place on Oct 9-10 in London, Vikram Patel and Shekhar Saxena outline the priorities ahead for improving mental health worldwide.
Stroke Series5 Oct 2018
Helen Frankish and Craig Anderson discuss a new three-part stroke Series, covering ischaemic stroke, intracerebral haemorrhage, and implications for global stroke prevention and management.
Stillbirth in Europe28 Sep 2018
Lucy Smith discusses the underestimation of stillbirth in Europe, and the global priorities for recognising stillbirth within the sustainable development agenda.
NCD Countdown 203021 Sep 2018
Ahead of the third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs on Sept 27, Jennifer Sargent and guests discuss The Lancet’s first NCD Countdown 2030 paper and implications for country-level health policies and progress towards the achievement of SDG target 3.4: a third reduction in premature deaths from non-communicable diseases by 2030.
MDRTB7 Sep 2018
With 2018 being declared a year for action against TB, Pam Das and Dick Menzies discuss a study that informs the recent change in WHO treatment guidelines for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis worldwide.
Margaret Kruk talks about her latest work on health system quality and related mortality, appearing in The Lancet and in a Commission in The Lancet Global Health.
Pain relief in labour15 Aug 2018
Naomi Lee talks to Matthew Wilson about current options for pain relief in labour, and what the future of research holds.
Do more expensive securement dressings for peripheral intravenous cannulae improve failure rates and outcomes for patients? Lancet editor Jessamy Bagenal talks with paper author Claire Rickard.
End of the Ebola outbreak in DRC25 Jul 2018
On the day the WHO announced the end of the Ebola outbreak in the DRC, Lancet editor Pam Das speaks with Mike Ryan, Assistant DG for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the WHO, and David Heymann, head of Chatham House Global Health, about how the outbreak was contained and what lessons were learned.
Secondment at The Lancet and Cell Press24 Jul 2018
This podcast hosted by Rebecca Cooney features editors Catarina Sacristan and Helen Brooks discussing their experiences in the editorial secondment program, a special collaboration between Cell Press and The Lancet.
The NHS at 705 Jul 2018
Stephanie Snow joins The Lancet to discuss her project, NHS at 70: The Story Of Our Lives, as well as the importance of the NHS to the fabric of the UK.
The Lancet Women initiative29 Jun 2018
Lancet editors Jocalyn Clark and Liz Zuccala discuss what spurred the Lancet Women initiative, what the response has been like, and what the future holds.
Police killings of unarmed black Americans have adverse effects on the mental health of black American adults in the general population. A new study highlights the population mental health impact of events widely perceived to be a symptom of structural racism, and supports recent calls to treat police killings as a public health issue. The Lancet’s Rebecca Cooney speaks to Jacob Bor and Rhea Boyd.
Rectal cancer watch & wait22 Jun 2018
Can patients with rectal cancer safely avoid surgery? Jessamy Bagenal of The Lancet interviews Geerard Beets about findings from the International Watch & Wait Database.
Angel Li joins The Lancet's Marianne Guenot to discuss abortion law changes in Ireland and their potential effect on Northern Ireland.
The real winners of right-to-try15 Jun 2018
Rebecca Cooney discusses right-to-try legislation with Dr. Vinay Prasad. Who actually benefits from the new law?
Separating children at the border8 Jun 2018
Janna Juvonen and Jen Silvers speak with Lancet Executive Editor Rebecca Cooney about the Trump administration’s migrant child separation policy. Does it amount to torture?
Ed Gregg from the CDC joins The Lancet to discuss new research into changing trends of diabetes-related mortality in the United States.
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