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Podcasts


Dec 13, 2020
Respiratory Epidemics and Older people
Author Interview

Respiratory Epidemics and Older people

Population health experts at the Institute for Population Health at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar have published research examining how older people are at a heightened risk to respiratory epidemics/pandemics such as COVID-19 when compared to other age groups. In this podcast, the authors speak about the unique pressures COVID-19 has placed on healthcare services and has highlighted the vulnerability and needs of older people. Urgent action is needed to improve the preparedness of healthcare systems to take account of the special needs of older people and ensure that their rights, wellbeing and lives are protected.

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Nov 02, 2020
Qatar TV talks to Dr. Sohaila Cheema on the public health reality of COVID-19
TV Interview

Qatar TV talks to Dr. Sohaila Cheema on the public health reality of COVID-19

The public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic must be governed by scientific truth and hard data. Listen to Dr. Sohaila Cheema, one of the authors of our recently published paper, talk about the public health reality of the pandemic.

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Oct 14, 2020
Perinatal mental illness in the MENA region
Author Interview

Perinatal mental illness in the MENA region

The Institute for Population Health, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar recently published published an article on perinatal mental illness in the Middle East and North Africa region in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In this podcast, we are in conversation with the authors.

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Oct 05, 2020
Qatar TV talks to Dr. Sathya Doraiswamy on vulnerability of older people to COVID-19
TV Interview

Qatar TV talks to Dr. Sathya Doraiswamy on vulnerability of older people to COVID-19

Watch Dr. Sathyanarayanan Doraiswamy, instructor in population health sciences and assistant director of the Institute for Population Health (IPH), from Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar in an interview on Qatar Television where he speaks about the unique pressures COVID-19 has placed on healthcare services and highlights the vulnerability and needs of older people.

Population health experts at IPH have published research examining how older people are at a heightened risk to respiratory epidemics/pandemics such as COVID-19 when compared to other age groups. Urgent action is needed to improve the preparedness of healthcare systems to take account of the special needs of older people and ensure that their rights, wellbeing and lives are protected.

Read the paper


Jul 26, 2020
Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior in the MENA Region
Author Interview

Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior in the MENA Region

In this podcast, the authors speak about the importance of the study, the significance of physical activity and sedentary behavior in Qatar & the Middle East and North Africa region, as well as public health recommendations to help address the issue of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior.

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