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Global Health Checkup is a new podcast series from Project HOPE highlighting the news, issues, events and trends in international development and disaster relief operations. The series will feature a variety of voices including experts, thought leaders, and people on the frontlines who are building the health capacity of nations struggling against the burdens of disease, outbreaks and humanitarian disasters. The podcast will also highlight international efforts to respond to health emergencies and discuss innovative approaches to combat HIV/AIDS, TB, maternal and child mortality and more. 

Dec 1, 2017

The world is entering a new phase in the AIDS epidemic. And Ethiopia is at the center of groundbreaking new approaches to tackling the disease, especially in urban areas of the country where it is at its most potent. A new $40 million program funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, in which...


Sep 29, 2017

Each of the monster hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Maria that barreled across the Caribbean and hit American citizens in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico over the last month posed unique challenges, whether in the form of torrential rains, storm surges or devastating wind damage. Project HOPE was on the ground...


Aug 24, 2017

Relief and development expert and President of Project HOPE, Rabih Torbay, has worked in some of the most dangerous conflict zones of the last two decades and navigated one humanitarian crisis after another.  In this mini-episode, Rabih shares his unique personal story and tells us how he gave up a successful...


Aug 14, 2017

The world is facing a new dimension to one of its perennial challenges — the plight of refugees.  Exoduses of displaced people, from the Middle East, Africa and beyond, are straining the capacity of the international community to cope. The new challenge is that increasingly, refugees don’t end up in vast tent...


Jul 28, 2017

Good communication and information sharing is vital during a major health crisis. Alarming and inaccurate news coverage can spark widespread public panic and hamper efforts of authorities and NGOs to respond to an emergency. Our influential panel of experts from the media, public relations, global health, disaster...