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How the pandemic is changing health care delivery, with Dr. Meena Seshamani (EP.26)
Civic RxMay 06, 2021x
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How the pandemic is changing health care delivery, with Dr. Meena Seshamani (EP.26)

The COVID-19 pandemic has unsparingly exposed the flaws of our fragmented and exorbitant healthcare system, but it has also highlighted opportunities to better deliver care. Chief among these are new models to bring care closer to patients, be it in the form of virtual medicine, mobile health clinic...

We need a national genomic surveillance plan for COVID-19, with Dr. Jono Quick of The Rockefeller Foundation (EP.24)
Civic RxApril 01, 2021x
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We need a national genomic surveillance plan for COVID-19, with Dr. Jono Quick of The Rockefeller Foundation (EP.24)

In order to get ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to understand where it’s going. And key to this is genomic surveillance, or the systematic collection and interpretation of viral genetic sequences to identify new variants and detect transmission patterns. Genomic surveillance is one of the mo...

COVAX, and the fight for global vaccine equity, with UNICEF's Gian Gandhi (EP.23)
Civic RxMarch 18, 2021x
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49:3234.19 MB

COVAX, and the fight for global vaccine equity, with UNICEF's Gian Gandhi (EP.23)

After more than 2.5 million deaths and widespread economic devastation, finally, the world has a shot of hope: multiple, effective COVID-19 vaccines. But as wealthy countries race to inoculate their populations, the majority of poor countries have yet to administer a single dose.   Enter COVAX, the ...

A conversation about health equity, with Dr. Kermit Jones (EP.18)
Civic RxJanuary 14, 2021x
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38:3426.63 MB

A conversation about health equity, with Dr. Kermit Jones (EP.18)

In countless ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, exploited, and exacerbated the racial inequities long endemic to our healthcare system. Today we talk with Dr. Kermit Jones, a primary care physician, lawyer, and former Navy flight surgeon about the interaction between COVID-19 and longstanding ...

Highlighting a community-driven approach to gun safety, featuring Dr. LJ Punch (EP.17)
Civic RxDecember 17, 2020x
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54:3537.64 MB

Highlighting a community-driven approach to gun safety, featuring Dr. LJ Punch (EP.17)

Dr. LJ Punch (they/them/theirs) is a critical care surgeon, a former professor of trauma surgery at Washington University St. Louis, and a staunch advocate for gun violence prevention. For the past four years, they have been building the T, an anti-violence center in St Louis that supports the local...