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PODCASTS

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Enjoy listening to various podcasts that discuss global health issues, in addition to (A Healthy WISH), which is a series of podcasts that promote open discussion around important health issues among Arab audiences.

Zulfi Bhutta on Toxic Stress and PTSD in Children

Adversity in childhood can give rise to a toxic stress response with lifelong impact, not only on mental health but also on physical health, as well as intergenerational effects through epigenetic inheritance. In this interview, Prof. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta discusses the effects of long-term stress on children’s physical and mental development and developing strategies to mitigate these ill-effects. Prof. Bhutta was co-chair of the ‘Toxic Stress and PTSD in Children’ report being presented at WISH 2020. This interview was recorded on 13 November and has been edited for length and clarity.

Prof. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Co-Director of the Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Founding Director of the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University speaks to Richard Hurley, Features Editor at The BMJ.

Chris Witty on The Challenge of Winter, Lockdown, and Following The Science

Never has the role of chief medical officer (CMO) been under such scrutiny. In a rare interview, England’s CMO speaks to The BMJ’s editor in chief, Fiona Godlee, about the pandemic and what it’s like to be a physician during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interview was recorded on 28 October and has been edited for length and clarity.

Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England speaks with Dr. Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief of The BMJ.

Have We Done Enough to Take Care of Healthcare Staff Wellbeing During COVID-19?

 In this podcast, Michael West, Professor of work and organisational psychology at Lancaster University Management School, talks about how organisations have supported staff during the first wave of COVID-19 – and what needs to be done, now that a second wave is hitting, to make sure those essential services don’t disappear. This interview was broadcast on 13 November and has been edited for length and clarity.

Michael West, Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at Lancaster University Management School, speaks with Abi Rimmer and Cat Chatfield, Editors at The BMJ.

A Healthy WISH

This episode of “A Healthy WISH” tackles stigma and misconceptions around mental health, providing tips, and showing ways to maintain a healthy mind during the current pandemic.

A Healthy WISH is a series of podcasts that promote open discussion around important health issues among Arab audiences.

The host is Mahmoud ElAchi, Head of Innovation at WISH.

A Healthy WISH

In this episode of “A Healthy WISH” we shed light on how to achieve a strong work-life balance and how an imbalance affects our mental and physical health.

A Healthy WISH is a series of podcasts that promote open discussion around important health issues among Arab audiences.

The host is Mahmoud ElAchi, Head of Innovation at WISH.

A Healthy WISH

On this special episode of “A Healthy WISH” we talk about the new WISH 2020 report titled “Digital Technology and Mental Health”

A Healthy WISH is a series of podcasts that promotes open discussion around important health issues among Arab audiences.

The host is Mahmoud ElAchi, Head of Innovation at WISH.