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  • 01:01

    Global Health Leaders in Mental Health and NCDs

    in Health

    Dr. Elvira will speak with Dr. Elliot Sorel this week about mental health and NCDs.
    Eliot Sorel, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A., is an internationally recognized global health leader, educator, health systems policy expert and practicing physician. Dr. Sorel.co-chairs the World Psychiatric Association’s Task Force on non-communicable diseases and integrated car. was and was recently appointed by Dr. David Satcher to the US Oversight Committee on Health Disparities He is a member of the Board of Trustees Work Group on American Health Reform and of the Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing, both of the American Psychiatric Association. He has professorial appointments in Global Health, Health Services Management and Leadership in the School of Public Health as well as in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine at George Washington University. Dr. Sorel is a former President of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, the World Association for Social Psychiatry, the Washington Psychiatric Society and has served as a United States National Institutes of Health/Fogarty International Center grants reviewer. He is a Life Member of the American Medical Association, a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He did his psychiatric training at Yale University, obtained his B.A. from New York University, and M.D. from the State University of New York. He has developed and led health systems in North America and the Caribbean, has consulted and taught in more than twenty countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Dr. Sorel is the author of more than sixty scientific papers and book chapters and the editor of seven books.  

  • 00:31

    Global Health Leaders and the Health Center

    in Health

    This show will present innovative ways Global Health Leaders use to improve the quality of care delivered in clinics and health centers.

  • 01:02

    P2p Global Health Forum

    in Current Events

    Kwame Som-Pimpong is the co-founder and research analyst at Afara Global, a boutique consultancy that supports US companies with business interests in African markets.  Kwame's background spans government relations, performance auditing, budget analysis, economic development, project management, and relationship management for local governments, the State of Georgia, and the US Government. Kwame has represented Afara Global in numerous African countries including Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Senegal, and Equatorial Guinea. He is also a contributor for Tekedia and Global Atlanta. Kwame earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Davidson College. Kwame also holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. 


    Luke Chernosky is the founder of Chernosky Capital LLC.  Chernosky Capital LLC is a capital advisory and early stage investment brokerage firm focused on companies in AfricaPrior to founding Chernosky Capital, Luke worked in Lagos as an Associate at Adlevo Capital, the first Nigeria-based venture capital firm. From 2010 to 2012, Luke worked alongside the founding partners to close the first 3 deals of Adlevo’s maiden fund, in West Africa's technology infrastructure sector. In 2013, he worked at Dreamspaces Development, a luxury real estate developer in Lagos, Nigeria. Here, he was brought on as an interim Vice President and served as the “right-hand” of the founder and CEO. Luke is currently the Editor-in-Chief ofTechChern and sits on the International Committee of the DC Chamber of Commerce. 

  • 00:56

    Global Health Leaders and The Importance of Compassion

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    This week Elvira will speak with Pamela Putney, a senior consultant with Global Medical Knowledge, Inc. (GMK). They will discuss her extensive experience within a variety of public health specialties and she will share her thoughts about the importance of compassion in public health and what works and what doesn't.
    Pamela J. Putney is a certified nurse-midwife with over 33 years of domestic and international experience in 37 countries in the design, implementation, management and evaluation of programs focusing on maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health, gender issues, health policy, sustainable health systems, human resource development, training, strategic planning, organizational development, quality of care, HIV/AIDS, behavior change/communication, proposal and grant writing, fundraising and leadership development. She has authored a number of publications, and has also co-founded two non-profit organizations.
     

  • 00:42

    Global Health Leaders and Community Health

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    This show will discuss the main steps to ensure your health program meets the needs of all in the community and most importantly helps realize  human rights, particularly the right to health. Mr. Auwalu Bashir, Community Health Expert will share his experience improving community health  in Bauchi State, Nigeria.

  • 00:47

    Global Health leaders in Africa

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    This show will present the work of global health leaders who are achieving great success in their own countries in Africa.

  • 00:42

    Global Health Leaders

    in Health

    How to succeed in global health by becoming a global health leader. In this show,, we will have Dr. Eoba Lubunga from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a global health leader that is doing innovative work to achieve quality health care for all and fullfill his career mission  in his country.

  • 00:39

    Have a successful career in global health (rebroadcast)

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    Our guest, Andrea Menefee, was unable to join us this week so we are re-broadcasting a previous discussion about what you can do to have a successful career in Global Health!

  • 00:13

    Global Health Leaders

    in Health

    This show will present the work of leaders from all over the world who work hard to help their countries healthier.  The show is hosted by Dr. Elvira Beracochea, global health leader, mentor and coach and MIDEGO CEO. Come and learn about what it takes to succeed in global health and talk with leaders have learned how to succeed in the professional careers by helping their patients and country deliver better health for all!

  • 00:55

    How To Be Prepared For a Career In Global Health

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    This week, Dr. Elvira speak with Laura Altobelli, a public health professional specializing in international maternal child health and nutrition. They will discuss her work in Peru and share advice and suggestions about what it takes to be successful in the field of Global Health.
    Dr. Altobelli is Country Director in Peru for the international non-profit Future Generations, based out of Franklin, WV, whose founders were/are professors at The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.   She has worked for many years in community-based health programs, mainly in Latin America, beginning as a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1970s, continuing as a researcher, evaluator, and project consultant on community health and nutrition programs for a variety of international cooperation agencies and NGOs. She currently conceptualizes, designs, manages, and provides guidance for the work of Future Generations/Peru among hundreds of community health clinics and programs throughout Peru, conducts health policy research and advocates for policy changes with the government health ministry.  She also teaches maternal and child health in the School of Public Health and Administration of the Peruvian Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, and teaches during the residential module in Peru for the Future Generations Graduate School Master´s Program in Applied Conservation and Community Change.
    She has a Doctor of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, and a Master of Public Health in International Health, both from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 00:34

    Hospitals and Global Health

    in Health

    What role do hospitals play in improving global health? How can hospitals make a bigger impact? Dr. Elvira will discuss these and other questions related to hospitals. Don't miss it!