This is Untold Health, a podcast where we explore topics within the field of health that are significant, but overlooked. Hosted by Mark Khurana.
Special: How Citizen Scientists Are Revolutionizing Health
In this episode, we hear about how citizen science is changing the research landscape, as well as how it's improving the lives of patients. We also speak to Dana Lewis, creator of OpenAPS (The Open Artificial Pancreas System project), about the process of developing such an initiative from scratch.
S3E3: Narkomania and Annexation - Drugs, HIV and Citizenship in Ukraine
In this episode, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Carroll about how drug use and HIV are a core feature of defining citizenship in Ukraine (through the term Narkomania), and how these labels can be politicized and used as a tool to include and exclude certain members of the population in Ukrainian society. She is also the author of the book "Narkomania: Drugs, HIV and Citizenship in Ukraine".
S3E2: The role of NGOs in filling Ukraine's HIV treatment void
Why do NGOs play such a big role in access to HIV care in Ukraine? In this episode, we visit a clinic run by AHF in Kiev, a non-profit organisation spearheading the fight against the disease. We also talk to Andrew from the 'Dialog Hub', a safe space designed to teach youth about sexual education and other taboo topics such as drug use.
S3E1: The rise of Ukraine's youth in the fight against HIV
Youth engagement in ensuring access to HIV treatment and reducing stigma in Ukraine is on the rise. In this episode, we speak to Dany Stolbunov from Teenergizer, a Kiev-based youth-led organization working to combat the HIV epidemic, about how Ukraine's youth population is leading the way.
S2E4: How do we design cities for better well-being?
In the final episode of Season 2, we speak to two associates from Gehl Architects, Louise Kielgast and Julia Day, about how urban design affects our health as well as possible solutions to improving well-being in cities.
S2E3: Can graphic design save your life?
In this episode, we speak to Lucienne Roberts of GraphicDesign&. In 2017, she opened an exhibition at the Wellcome Trust Collection documenting the role of graphic design in healthcare. But can graphic design design actually save your life?