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Global Health Pursuit

Hosted by biomedical engineer, global health advocate, and social entrepreneur Hetal Baman, Global Health Pursuit is a series of stories showcasing the efforts of passionate global health leaders and advocates with a goal of inspiring others to take action and serve communities around the world. Learn about the host and all of the previous guests at www.globalhealthpursuit.com and become a patron at Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit

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035 | India's Covid Crisis Series Pt 3: Helping India breathe again with Dr. Rajesh Mohan

During this episode, we speak about what Dr. Mohans experiences has been like watching the COVID pandemic happen in real time within the US, Some of the main reasons why the second COVID surge in India happened and how we could've prevented it, and finally how Dr. Mohan and his team are fighting this second surge in India. Donate here: India Needs Oxygen NowConnect with Dr. Rajesh Mohan on LinkedInBuy CovidSlayers on AmazonConnect with me on Instagram and TiktokEmail: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comLove the show? Support us by becoming a monthly Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

32mins

24 May 2021

Rank #1

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034 | India's Covid Crisis Series Pt 2: Embodying the spirit of Gandhi by loving all and serving all (Manav Sadhna)

Today we speak with the leaders of an organization with a mission guided by the spirit of Gandhi - to love all, and serve all by seeing god in every individual (manav), and through service that is transformed into worship (sadhna). Together they are called Manav Sadhna. During this conversation, we focus on how the second surge has effected the communities they serve in Ahemdabad, Gujarat, India and beyond.Learn more: Manav SadhnaDonate here:  https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/ManavSadhnaforCovidFollow Manav Sadhna on instagram @manavsadhnaConnect with me on Instagram and TiktokEmail: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comLove the show? Support us by becoming a monthly Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

27mins

18 May 2021

Rank #2

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033 | India's Covid Crisis Series Pt 1: COVID-19 and the Working Poor (Soondra Foundation)

According to the Pew Research Center, about 32 million people in India have been driven into poverty due to Covid-19.  We speak with Gayatri Mathur - CEO and Founder of Soondra Foundation whose mission is to provide healthcare access through micro-grants to the working poor in India during medical emergencies.  During this conversation, we focus on how the second surge has specifically affected the working poor of India and how the Soondra Foundation is responding to the crisis.Learn more: The Soondra Foundation Donate here: https://soondra.org/donate/Connect with Gayatri on LinkedInFollow Soondra Foundation on instagram @soondracaresConnect with me on Instagram and TiktokEmail: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comLove the show? Support us by becoming a monthly Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

31mins

10 May 2021

Rank #3

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032 | Water Implementation and Side Hustles with Kevin Sofen (SDG Talks Podcast)

Growing up around bodies of water, Kevin naturally became intrigued by how water runs the world. He continues to serve the communities around him and abroad by spreading awareness around water system implementation and projects through his two organizations, Wristsponsible, Box of Rain Water, and podcast called the SDG Talks Podcast.Connect with Kevin on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-sofen/Listen to the SDG Talks Pod!Learn about Wristsponsible and Box of Rain Water!Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitLove the show?? Support us by becoming a monthly Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

48mins

19 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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031 | How packing meals for the underserved can be the first step toward sustainable development | Robert Whitaker (Rise Against Hunger)

After pivoting 180 degrees from a career in politics to working as a community engagement manager for the nonprofit organization, Rise Against Hunger, Robert speaks about how feeding the underserved is a crucial piece of the puzzle when creating self-sufficient communities worldwide. ___________________________________________________________________Get involved!https://www.riseagainsthunger.org/take-action/Connect with Robert on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertjwhitaker/Email him at rwhitaker@riseagainsthunger.orgConnect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

50mins

29 Mar 2021

Rank #5

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030 | Why we need a militant mindset to drive change for mental health care | Craig Kramer (Johnson & Johnson)

After experiencing how plaguing mental health disorders can be within his own family, Craig made it his life's work to transform mental health care globally. Throughout this conversation, Craig speaks about the harrowing events of his life that has propelled his career in a way he never imagined. We speak about the eye opening statistics around mental health within populations around the world and the impact he is making by creating a movement of mental health diplomats inside and outside of J&J.Email  Craig at CKramer1@its.jnj.com to learn more and get involved!Watch Craig Kramer's TEDxJNJ!___________________________________________________________________Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

1hr 4mins

9 Mar 2021

Rank #6

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029 | The J&J Crowdfunding platform dedicated to Global Public Health | John Brennick (CaringCrowd)

On this episode, we speak to the co-founder of Caringcrowd.org, John Brennick, on creating a crowdfunding platform specifically dedicated to global public health and how anyone can get involved with creating change in the lives of the underprivileged and underserved.Learn more about the CaringCrowdwww.caringcrowd.orgEmail  help@caringcrowd.org or jbrennic@its.jnj.com to learn more!___________________________________________________________________Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

41mins

15 Feb 2021

Rank #7

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028 | Creating "Salamat" - Afghanistan's first health tech application | Alia Rasoully (Wise Afghanistan)

From her first trip on a Global Medical Brigade, to creating the first healthcare technology application in Afghanistan, Alia shares her journey on developing her passion to change the way Afghanistan cares for its mothers and children.Learn more about the Wise Afghanistanwww.wiseafghanistan.org@wiseafghanistanTwitter - @wiseafghanistanEmail  info@wiseafghanistan.org to learn more!___________________________________________________________________Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becomingecoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

55mins

1 Feb 2021

Rank #8

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027 | Empowering Community Driven Solutions | Lauren O'Neill (The Solidarity Project)

Growing up in the catholic school system to moving to Honduras and living a life of service, Lauren speaks about what can happen when you give communities in Honduras a voice to create their own change.Learn more about the The Solidarity Projectwww.solidarityproject.org___________________________________________________________________Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Episode is Live Published: Dec. 21, 2020 @ 8AM Edit Unpublish Add a Transcript Get episode better indexed by search engines. Add Chapter Markers Listeners can tap through & see what’s coming up. Visual Soundbite AvailableSquare Soundbite - 0:57Great for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Download SoundbiteDelete this Soundbite and create a new one. Share Episode On Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

1hr 12mins

4 Jan 2021

Rank #9

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026 | Helping you find your career in global health | Hayley Mundeva & Annalise Mathers (Thrivehire)

Are you passionate about building a career in global health? Hayley Mundeva and Annalise Mathers realized how difficult it can be to navigate a career within global health. By creating Thrivehire, they want to help you find purpose and succeed in your goals to create a better world.They simply connect good people to good work.Learn more about the Thrivehirewww.thrivehire.co___________________________________________________________________Connect with me!Email: hello@globalhealthpursuit.comInstagram: @globalhealthpursuitWebsite: www.globalhealthpursuit.comAvid listener? Support us by becoming a Patron!Sign up here: Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit___________________________________________________________________Music Credit~Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support the show (Https://www.Patreon.com/globalhealthpursuit)

50mins

21 Dec 2020

Rank #10