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Talking Global Maternal & Child Health

Talking Global Maternal & Child Health

By University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network
Join us to hear about current research, programs and clinical practice improving the health of pregnant women, children and adolescents in low and middle income countries around the world. Presented by the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network.
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#04 The Epidemiology, Early Detection, and Intervention for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Low-and-Middle-Income Countries with Dr Gulam Khandaker
In this fourth episode, Dr Gulam Khandaker (Director of Public Health and Public Health Physician for Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service) discusses his past work, his amazing team, the findings of his research in Cerebral Palsy. They also discuss the $1.3 million-dollar National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grant to study epidemiology, early detection, and intervention for children with Cerebral Palsy in low-and-middle-income countries. If you are interested in donating, your time or money to causes mention in this podcast interview check out the following links. STEPtember | Move Together for Cerebral Palsy Grace Gala 2022 (schf.org.au) Wheelchairs for Kids | Children's Wheelchairs | Home CSF – Child Sight Foundation | (csf-global.org) Interviewer: Kurt Lewis Interviewee: Dr Gulam Khandaker This podcast series is presented by the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network. The copyright is owned by the University of Sydney. All rights reserved - No reproduction or use of this content without written consent of University of Sydney.
28:39
May 25, 2022
#03 Determinants and outcome of timing of initiation of breastfeeding with Shahreen Raihana
In this third episode, Dr Shahreen Raihana discusses her research exploring the associated factors, inequalities and adverse outcomes of delayed initiation of breastfeeding in low- and middle-income countries. Shahreen outlines critical factors to consider in improving timely initiation of breastfeeding and how health managers can engage, inform and empower women with understanding the dangers of delaying breastfeeding. Dr Shahreen highlights the importance to create a supportive pro-breastfeeding environment around the time of childbirth, particularly for institutional births. Interviewer: Kurt Lewis Interviewee: Shahreen Raihana This podcast series is presented by the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network. The copyright is owned by the University of Sydney. All rights reserved - No reproduction or use of this content without written consent of University of Sydney.
26:54
April 26, 2022
#02 Access to childhood cancer care with Neha Faruqui
In this second episode of the Talking Global & Maternal Child Health Podcast Series, Kurt chats with Neha Faruqui about her recent study on 'accessing Cancer Care for children low and middle-income countries'. This was explored in the context of India which currently manages childhood cancers through a fragmented health system while simultaneously embarking upon a commitment towards achieving Universal Health Care. They chat about the barriers in place that prevent children from getting treatment for cancer, the methodology of Neha's study and the importance of easy access to Universal Health Care. Interviewer: Kurt Lewis Interviewee: Neha Faruqui This podcast series is presented by the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network. The copyright is owned by the University of Sydney. All rights reserved - No reproduction or use of this content without written consent of University of Sydney.
27:32
March 07, 2022
#01 Protecting Children in Pandemics: What have we learned from COVID-19?
Welcome to this first episode of Talking Global & Maternal Child Health Podcast Series! This podcast episode is based on the recording of the 'What lessons have we learned from COVID-19 that can ensure we better protect the health and wellbeing of children in future pandemics?’ webinar. This webinar is present by Dr Sarah Bernays and Dr Phoebe Williams from the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network. They are joined by the following speakers: Speakers: - Professor Rashida Ferrand – Professor of International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); and the Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare. - Professor Fiona Russell – Paediatrician and Epidemiologist; Child and Adolescent Health PhD Program Lead - Murdoch Children's Research Institute; and Deputy Director of the Australian Regional Immunisation Alliance. - Dr Archana Koirala – Paediatric Infectious Diseases physician and Staff Specialist, the National Centre for Immunisation and Research Surveillance. Professor Fiona Russell excellent contemporary epidemiology data mentioned in this podcast is available at this website: https://medicine.unimelb.edu.au/school-structure/paediatrics/news-and-events/covid-19-weekly-vaccine-updates To view the graphics displayed in this online webinar then check out this website: https://www.mcri.edu.au/sites/default/files/media/documents/covid-19_and_childrens_surveillance_report_2_101221.pdf and https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19/research-briefs Although the Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network primarily connects researchers within the University of Sydney, it encourages linkage beyond the University and invites anyone to join the community. People who wish to join the Network should complete the membership application form at this website: https://www.sydneyglobalchildhealth.com/membership This podcast series is presented by the University of Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network. The copyright is owned by the University of Sydney. All rights reserved - No reproduction or use of this content without written consent of University of Sydney.
58:41
December 17, 2021