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Bayard Roberts
Bayard Roberts

Derek Thorne and Peter Goodwin talk with Bayard Roberts, Siân Clarke, Sandy Cairncross, Claire Bertschinger and Virginia Berridge of The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine about:
– depression and post traumatic stress disorder in war-torn northern Uganda and the lessons to be drawn from a research project there;

– the unexpected additional value of using malaria drugs at regular intervals among school children in Kenya;

– the key role of sanitation in preventing infant deaths all over the world and what is being done to improve it;

– the life and work of the nurse who inspired Band Aid and Live Aid, as she receives an honorary doctorate;

– the “marketing” of health to the British public, as illustrated by the way attitudes to smoking have changed over the years.



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