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CSIS Podcast Episodes Discuss Immunization, IAS 2017, Global Health R&D, Global TB, Health Security, Polio Outbreak In Syria

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: What are the barriers to reaching children with immunizations?
Nellie Bristol, senior fellow at the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, speaks with Jon Kim Andrus, adjunct professor and senior investigator in the Division of Vaccines and Immunization at the University of Colorado, and Lora Shimp, senior immunization technical expert and specialist in communication and behavior change with John Snow, Inc., on immunization systems improvements and barriers to vaccinating children (8/11).

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: What happened at the July 2017 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science?
Sara Allinder, deputy director and senior fellow at the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, speaks with Lisa Carty, director of the U.S. Liaison Office of UNAIDS, and Chris Beyrer, Desmond Tutu professor of public health and human rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, about the main outcomes of the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science that took place in July (8/14).

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: GHTC Report: Return on Innovation
Steve Morrison, senior vice president and director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, speaks with Courtney Carson, policy and advocacy officer at the Global Health Technologies Coalition, about a new report on why global health R&D is a smart investment for the U.S. (8/15).

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: Global Tuberculosis and U.S. Health Security
Sara Allinder speaks with Audrey Jackson, GHPC senior fellow, about the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis and its impact on U.S. health security, and offers recommendations on how the U.S. can protect itself from the risk of global tuberculosis (8/16).

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: Why CDC Must Work Globally to Protect Americans’ Health and Security
Steve Morrison speaks with Rebecca Martin, director of the Center for Global Health at the CDC, about “CDC’s work in health security and recent experiences with Ebola and Zika” (8/17).

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take As Directed”: Polio Outbreak in War-Torn Syria
Steve Morrison speaks with John Vertefeuille, polio eradication branch chief and incident manager in the Global Immunization Division at the CDC, about the outbreak of vaccine-related polio cases in Syria, the response effort, and what the outbreak means for the region moving forward (8/21).

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