What does it take to create a truly equitable healthcare system? From entrepreneurs to investors to community workers from across the globe, the new Future of Global Healthcare podcast speaks to the people aligning capital and technology to find the answer. Produced by The Conduit in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation, this series investigates the trends, challenges and opportunities in the global healthcare sector that are being drive for, by and with frontline health workers.
Don’t miss new episodes released every Monday and Wednesday for five weeks, beginning September 14, 2020.
LISTEN TO EPISODE 10
Joanne Peter on why resilient healthcare workers are the key to an equitable healthcare system
In this episode, Joanne Peter, Director of Social Innovation for Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact, explains why strong community health systems are vital both during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the long-term. She shares the lessons we must learn from tackling HIV/AIDS outbreaks, and why she believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is best for aspiring healthcare professionals.
Loyce Pace on leadership, justice and racial equity in global health
Loyce Pace, President and Executive Director of the Global Health Council, explains what equity in global health and global health leadership should look like, why national and international cooperation post-pandemic is so important and the vital role the WHO and other multi-lateral organizations play.
Alice Lin Fabiano on leadership and catalysing greater impact investment in healthcare
Alice Lin Fabiano, Global Director at Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact, explains the work of Johnson & Johnson in supporting frontline healthcare workers and healthcare entrepreneurs and the importance of global leadership in accelerating the transition to an equitable healthcare system.
Josh Nesbit on why human-centred design is crucial to global health equity
In this episode, Josh Nesbit, CEO of Medic Mobile, a non-profit organization using technology to improve healthcare in the hardest-to-reach communities explains how data can be used to revolutionize healthcare in remote areas, and why impact investors need to alter their expectations in order to achieve real change.
Kieron Boyle on how urban environments shape our health and healthcare needs
In this episode, Kieron Boyle, Chief Executive of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity explains why a place-based approach to healthcare is so important, the need for a narrative shift to see health as an asset and how we can design scalable solutions and interventions to tackle childhood obesity and air pollution.
Temie Giwa-Tubosun on building flexible, robust healthcare systems that can respond to critical medical emergencies
In this episode, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, Founder and CEO of LifeBank, speaks about the role of technology such as data, blockchain and drones, in finding creative solutions to both entrenched and new healthcare challenges, the critical need for responsive and resilient supply chains and how to develop strategic partnerships to ensure emergency healthcare provision.
Caitlin Dolkart on the vital role of data and technology in improving emergency response across the globe
In this episode, Caitlin Dolkart, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Flare, dubbed the ‘Uber for ambulances’ by the African start-up ecosystem, explains how Flare has been designed to support the needs of emergency workers on the ground, the innovations they introduced to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and why every government should be paying healthcare professionals more.
Dr. Laura Stachel on energy poverty and the role of light in providing lifesaving care
In this episode Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-founder and Executive Director of We Care Solar, discusses the importance of clean reliable electricity in providing quality maternal healthcare, the role of technology in empowering local communities, and the urgent need to eradicate energy poverty to ensure all health workers have the essential resources they need to save lives.
Dr. Betty Mirembe on how peer to peer healthcare delivery models can enable communities to stay healthy and thrive
In this episode Dr. Betty Mirembe, County Director of mothers2mothers in Uganda explains why the community healthcare model of mothers2mothers has been so successful in eliminating paediatric AIDS, how technology and data can be used to scale healthcare delivery systems in local communities and the importance of working with government and local partners to scale and increase the reach of their services.
Dr. Peter Drobac on how we can reimagine and realize an equitable healthcare system globally
In this episode Peter Drobac, Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship joins us to talk about the investments we need to make to create a more equitable healthcare system and the lessons we can learn from COVID-19, in Rwanda and beyond, to better prepare and rebuild our healthcare systems for the future.