Listen to Community Healthcare, Public Health Modelling, and Dogs in Lockdown52:4326 September 2021

Infectious Disease Specialist and Community Health Physician Dr Nadia Chaves discusses person-centered care, and her work in improving access to healthcare in diverse local communities; Dr Driss Ait Ouakrim, Senior Research Fellow In Epidemiology from the University of Melbourne, shares how modelling works and contributes to the effectiveness of public health policy; and the team canvass new research on whether pet ownership can relieve loneliness in lockdown, and discuss a study on paracetamol use and harm reduction. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr Bugs.

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About this program

The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!

A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

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