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  • Ray’s guest this week is Julian Elliott - the well-travelled Australian doctor, researcher and big picture thinker who aims to use new technology to radically improve health systems and access to evidence for people around the world – whether they’re in high or low income countries.Julian is something of a futurist. So at a time when all kinds of...
    January 24 2018
  • Hailed as one of the best British novelists writing today, Sarah Moss is our very special literary guest on TRD this week. She joins Ray to explore the intersection between fiction and health, and to talk about the doctors, patients, parents and families she portrays so vividly in her five highly acclaimed novels.The role of the writer, Sarah says...
    January 24 2018
  • Psychiatrist and would-be international DJ Prathap Tharyan joins Ray from his home in India to explore a fascinating fraction of his work, life and philosophy.Prathap’s wide-ranging agenda reflects a decidedly down-to-earth and original take on understanding and improving the human condition. Be it tending to victims of the Boxing Day tsunami,...
    January 24 2018
  • Paul Glasziou (aka The Surfing Professor) joins Ray Moynihan on episode five of Cochrane Australia's podcast, The Recommended Dose, to share insights from his stellar career as both a family doctor in Brisbane and a global evidence guru at Oxford and Bond Universities. He explores big picture health issues like overdiagnosis, overtreatment and the...
    January 24 2018
  • In episode four of Cochrane Australia's podcast, The Recommended Dose, Professor Jimmy Volmink joins Ray to trace an extraordinary personal and professional journey that defied the odds. From his childhood with little educational opportunity in apartheid South Africa to a stellar international research career, he shares the critical moments,...
    January 24 2018
  • On episode 2 of The Recommended Dose, leading US psychiatrist Dr Allen Frances warned of the increasing dangers of  over-medicalisation and overdiagnosis in Australia and around the world, saying ‘people are way too frightened of disease, and way too little frightened of the treatments for disease.’Described as one of world's most prominent...
    January 24 2018
  • Global authority on research integrity and industry bias in science Professor Lisa Bero today called for greater recognition of industry influence in science, following revelations that Australian nurses, dietitians and pharmacists are receiving millions of dollars in payments from pharmaceutical companies.‘All around the world this is a...
    January 24 2018
  • Cochrane Australia's new podcast The Recommended Dose was launched today, featuring a compelling conversation with Dr Fiona Godlee who for 12 years has headed one of the oldest and most respected medical journals in the world, The BMJ. In a wide-ranging interview Dr Godlee says 'industry doesn’t have a legitimate role' in evaluating...
    January 24 2018
  • Exciting opportunity to build an international research consortium and dramatically improve the use of research evidence in healthcare systems around the world Cochrane is the world’s leader in independent, trustworthy health evidence. Cochrane Australia is part of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University and...
    December 8 2017
  • Tari Turner first visited the slums of Manila at age seven, on a trip to meet her family’s sponsor child. It was, unsurprisingly, a confronting and life-changing experience that left her determined to work to make a difference and help people and communities across South East Asia. Today, this commitment and connection to countries across our...
    November 6 2017

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