In this episode, professor Anne Matthews is sharing her experience of working in the global health field, from studying and teaching as a nurse and midwife, to living and working in Malawi and becoming the chair of the Irish Global Health Network’s board. She discusses her current research on infant feeding policy and implementation in Malawi and her work as a coordinator of the BSc. in Health & Society programme in Dublin City University. Finally, she shares her advice for early career professionals and young people wanting to get involved in global health.
Welcome to the podcast archive by the Irish Global Health Network: Get Global – Global Health Talks. Use the links below to navigate to an episode of your choice.
For Young Professionals interested in global health, the Student Outreach Team also hosts a monthly podcast series that can be accessed at this link.
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In this episode, Dr. Ciara Conlan, Co-founder of Access to Medicines Ireland, discusses with IGHN’s Nadine Ferris France her decision to study medicine, her early career and how Access to Medicines Ireland came about. She also discusses intellectual property law and patent rights in the context of Covid-19 vaccine production and vaccine equity.
In this episode, Robbie Lawlor, HIV Activist and founding member of Access to Medicines Ireland, describes his path into working on HIV projects overseas and in Ireland.
Robbie discusses issues like HIV and stigma; intellectual property rights and patents in relation to HIV treatments; and the urgency on Big Pharma to adopt measures to roll out the tech and know-how in helping to open up COVID-19 vaccine production worldwide.
In this episode, General Practitioner Dr Brendan O’Shea talks all things global health with Nadine Ferris France of the Irish Global Health Network.
Listen to an Irish GP’s perspective: how he got involved in global health; details on specific projects and importantly his advice to younger generations aspiring to a future in global health.
Brendan O’Shea is a GP Family Doctor & Adjunct Professor in Trinity College Dublin.