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The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

This interview between Professor K. Sinrath Reddy and Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan on the future of infectious diseases in public health with growing antibiotic resistance as an impending threat. …

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In this video, Professor K. Sinrath Reddy looks at the different types of cancers, and the economic burden, prevention, and treatment of these cancers. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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The Changing Patterns of Infectious Disease in Time and Place

This video addresses the history of infectious diseases, looking at different infectious diseases and the evolution of how they were addressed over time, and explaining the changing attitudes towards…

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Diet and Physical Activity I

This video addresses the two most common risk factors for non-communicable diseases, diet and physical activity, looking at how addressing diet can prevent non-communicable diseases like diabetes and…

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Introduction to Non-Communicable Diseases

This video looks at the history non-communicable diseases, their rise in prevalence, the major risk factors, and their economic costs. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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This video addresses zoonoses, the natural spread of infections from animals to humans, looking at how these infectious diseases are spread. Specific examples discussed are coronavirus and nipah…

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New and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

This video looks at how factors like population growth, access to water, increase in travel, industrialization of food production, climate change, and antibiotic resistance have driven the emergence…

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Cross-border Cooperation

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses infrastructure building, which is essential for many of the key challenges faced in the transformation from business-as-usual to sustainable development. He…

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