Welcome to the THET Podcast. We are the Tropical Health Education and Trust, working for the realisation healthcare for all on a global scale. Tune in to hear talks and interviews from our speakers, sponsors, and other key stakeholders in our mission.
Panel Discussion Between Sir Eldryd Parry and Lord Nigel Crisp (the end of THET Conference 2018)
Enjoy this discussion between the founder of THET, Professor Sir Eldryd Parry, and their inaugural patron, Lord Nigel Crisp. Their conversation flowed between how Sir Parry launched THET, to the changing of attitudes toward Global Health, to how support is garnered in politics, to many fascinating stories from the front lines.
Oliver Johnson: The Importance of Strong Partnerships During the Ebola Outbreak
In 2013, the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership was established to help build the capacity of the health institutions in Sierra Leone. However, with the sudden outbreak of ebola spreading fast across the nation, Dr Oliver Johnson and his team came together to help the country manage this crisis. In this podcast, Johnson discusses his experiences and his lessons learned whilst working with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to curtail the outbreak.
Frances Day-Stirk: Tackling Nursing Deficits with Learn & Return Schemes
In this podcast, Frances Day-Stirk shares her views on the learn and return schemes for nurses between Commonwealth countries and the NHS. Day-Stirk uses her own personal experiences to reflect on the issues and provides recommendations to overcome the nursing deficit.
Prof. The Lord Darzi: How the NHS Can Achieve Universal Health Coverage
Has the NHS reached Universal Health Coverage (UHC)? Professor The Lord Darzi talks about how the NHS reached its current status and provides his recommendations on how to tackle these challenges, for example, through non-medical staff and fugal innovations.
Catherine Calderwood: How Scotland is Contributing to Global Healthcare
Catherine Calderwood is an obstetrician and the only practicing chief medical officer to still see patients. When she was a medical student, she worked for a time in Uganda. She observed a doctor have to make a decision between saving one baby or saving another because there was not enough start. She decided in that moment to become an obstetrician and work to help provide healthcare resources worldwide so that such decisions will one day not need to be made.
Jo Wilmshurst on Creating an Ethical, Scalable, and Sustainable Healthcare Training System in Africa
Meet Professor Jo Wilmshurst, telling us about her work as the Director of the African Paediatric Fellowship Programme at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.