6 episodes

The International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM, podcast series provides a platform to explore some of the emerging and recurrent themes in global health. Our goal is to enrich understanding in order to improve the ways we engage with one another in the global health space. The series draws on IHTM faculty, teachers and alumni, who are at the forefront of health, and we hope the podcasts appeal to a broad audience.

Unpacking the Fundamentals of Global Health: Towards a New Generation of Leadership Oxford University

    • Education

The International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM, podcast series provides a platform to explore some of the emerging and recurrent themes in global health. Our goal is to enrich understanding in order to improve the ways we engage with one another in the global health space. The series draws on IHTM faculty, teachers and alumni, who are at the forefront of health, and we hope the podcasts appeal to a broad audience.

    Beware - Understanding Evidence in Global Health

    Beware - Understanding Evidence in Global Health

    Caesar asks the questions of Proochista and they discuss the importance of, and limitations to, using evidence in global health decision making and the need to be aware of all the factors that influence global health, not just data. Professor Proochista Ariana is the Course Director for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Proochista holds a Master’s in International Health from Harvard University and a Doctorate in International Development from University of Oxford, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, also from Oxford. Her research empirically examines the relationship between processes of development and health in resource limited and transition contexts, appreciating the multidimensionality of both.

    Professor Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and health ethicist from Ghana. He is the Ethics Lead for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Caesar is also an Associate Professor of Applied Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Ghana and an affiliate Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Bioethics and Humanities. Caesar’s interests and research in bioethics are conceptual and empirical. He is currently leading a team of highly qualified colleagues from across the globe on a Wellcome Discovery Award to explore conceptualizations of solidarity and to design a solidarity index for ranking global health funders.

    • 10 min
    Breaking Down Barriers in Global Health

    Breaking Down Barriers in Global Health

    Proochista and Caesar discuss the barriers preventing equity in global health and how knowledge and expertise need to be redefined in order for global health decision making to be properly inclusive. Professor Proochista Ariana is the Course Director for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Proochista holds a Master’s in International Health from Harvard University and a Doctorate in International Development from University of Oxford, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, also from Oxford. Her research empirically examines the relationship between processes of development and health in resource limited and transition contexts, appreciating the multidimensionality of both.

    Professor Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and health ethicist from Ghana. He is the Ethics Lead for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Caesar is also an Associate Professor of Applied Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Ghana and an affiliate Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Bioethics and Humanities. Caesar’s interests and research in bioethics are conceptual and empirical. He is currently leading a team of highly qualified colleagues from across the globe on a Wellcome Discovery Award to explore conceptualizations of solidarity and to design a solidarity index for ranking global health funders.

    • 12 min
    What is Partnership in Global Health?

    What is Partnership in Global Health?

    A discussion of how interdependence and collaboration in global health evolves into partnerships and whether these partnerships are equitable with all participants sharing the benefits. How are different values interpreted and respected within partnerships and what are the elements of trustworthiness that are required to build equitable partnerships?

    Professor Proochista Ariana is the Course Director for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Proochista holds a Master’s in International Health from Harvard University and a Doctorate in International Development from University of Oxford, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, also from Oxford. Her research empirically examines the relationship between processes of development and health in resource limited and transition contexts, appreciating the multidimensionality of both.

    Professor Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and health ethicist from Ghana. He is the Ethics Lead for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Caesar is also an Associate Professor of Applied Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Ghana and an affiliate Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Bioethics and Humanities. Caesar’s interests and research in bioethics are conceptual and empirical. He is currently leading a team of highly qualified colleagues from across the globe on a Wellcome Discovery Award to explore conceptualizations of solidarity and to design a solidarity index for ranking global health funders.

    MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine (IHTM) - https://www.tropicalmedicine.ox.ac.uk/study-with-us/msc-ihtm

    • 19 min
    What is Partnership in Global Health? (Transcript)

    What is Partnership in Global Health? (Transcript)

    A discussion of how interdependence and collaboration in global health evolves into partnerships and whether these partnerships are equitable with all participants sharing the benefits. How are different values interpreted and respected within partnerships and what are the elements of trustworthiness that are required to build equitable partnerships?

    Professor Proochista Ariana is the Course Director for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Proochista holds a Master’s in International Health from Harvard University and a Doctorate in International Development from University of Oxford, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, also from Oxford. Her research empirically examines the relationship between processes of development and health in resource limited and transition contexts, appreciating the multidimensionality of both.

    Professor Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and health ethicist from Ghana. He is the Ethics Lead for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Caesar is also an Associate Professor of Applied Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Ghana and an affiliate Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Bioethics and Humanities. Caesar’s interests and research in bioethics are conceptual and empirical. He is currently leading a team of highly qualified colleagues from across the globe on a Wellcome Discovery Award to explore conceptualizations of solidarity and to design a solidarity index for ranking global health funders.

    MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine (IHTM) - https://www.tropicalmedicine.ox.ac.uk/study-with-us/msc-ihtm

    Decolonization in Global Health

    Decolonization in Global Health

    Proochista and Caesar discuss the key features of colonization and how decolonization is trying to roll back the negative effects of colonization to create fair and equal global health for today. Professor Proochista Ariana is the Course Director for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Proochista holds a Master’s in International Health from Harvard University and a Doctorate in International Development from University of Oxford, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, also from Oxford. Her research empirically examines the relationship between processes of development and health in resource limited and transition contexts, appreciating the multidimensionality of both.

    Professor Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and health ethicist from Ghana. He is the Ethics Lead for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, IHTM at the University of Oxford. Caesar is also an Associate Professor of Applied Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Ghana and an affiliate Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Bioethics and Humanities. Caesar’s interests and research in bioethics are conceptual and empirical. He is currently leading a team of highly qualified colleagues from across the globe on a Wellcome Discovery Award to explore conceptualizations of solidarity and to design a solidarity index for ranking global health funders.

    MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine (IHTM) - https://www.tropicalmedicine.ox.ac.uk/study-with-us/msc-ihtm

    • 19 min
    Introduction

    Introduction

    An introduction to the series. MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine (IHTM) - https://www.tropicalmedicine.ox.ac.uk/study-with-us/msc-ihtm

    • 1 min

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