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One World, One Health is brought to you by the One Health Trust. In this podcast, we bring you the latest ideas to improve the health of our planet and its people. Our world faces many urgent challenges from pandemics and decreasing biodiversity to pollution and melting polar ice caps, among others. This podcast highlights solutions to these problems from the scientists and experts working to make a difference.

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About the Host

Maggie Fox is a journalist with more than 40 years experience reporting from around the world. She’s worked for Reuters, CNN, NBC, ABC and various newspapers, reporting from Asia, the Middle East, Europe and, for the past 25 years, on medicine, science and global health from Washington, DC.

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Superbug killers wanted - Hurdles in the race to develop new antibiotics

In this episode of One World, One Health, Anand Anandkumar, co-founder and chief executive officer of Bugworks, explains what his company is doing to help discover and develop new antibiotics. Antibiotics are not big money makers for pharmaceutical companies, so Bugworks is putting together funding from governments, charities, and a new kind of motivated investor.

October 04, 2022
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Fighting Superbugs With Shots: Vaccines against antimicrobial-resistant microbes

In this episode, Dr. David Heymann, a veteran of the war against infectious diseases, tells us how vaccines might be put to better use to prevent antimicrobial-resistant organisms.

September 27, 2022
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Are We Losing the Fight Against Malaria Once Again?

In this episode, Dr. Nicholas White of the University of Oxford in the UK and Mahidol University in Thailand tells us how the world is losing ground in the fight against malaria, in no small part because of the emergence of resistance.

September 20, 2022
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Fish Farming and Antibiotic Resistance

In this OWOH podcast episode, Thomas Van Boeckel tells us about how aquaculture might be helping drive the rise of drug-resistant superbugs around the world.

September 13, 2022
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Singapore and COVID-19 - Trust and Mitigating Pandemics

In this episode, Dr. Hsu Li Yang chats with our host Maggie Fox about how Singapore managed the COVID-19 pandemic. Singapore's experience with the first outbreak of SARSin 2003 and 2004 helped prepare leaders there for SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. Dr. Hsu Li Yang, Vice Dean for Global Health and program leader of infectious diseases at the National University of Singapore’s Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, lived through the first SARS outbreak and helped fight COVID-19.

September 06, 2022
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Poop & Pathogens - Disease Surveillance in Wastewater

In this episode, our guests, Dr. Joakim Larsson and Dr. Amy Kirby, chat with our host, Maggie Fox, about the use of wastewater to detect known and unknown pathogens. What have we learned from tracking COVID-19 in wastewater?  How can we use wastewater surveillance for monitoring antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? Could we someday detect and stop the next pandemic by sifting through sewage? Let's find out!

August 30, 2022
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Multipurpose Prevention Technologies - Innovating to Meet Women's Needs

In this episode, our guest, Dr. Bethany Young Holt, chats with our host, Maggie Fox, about products that combine contraceptives with sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention, Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs), for women.

August 23, 2022

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