Show 4: Treat your head right
October 10th, 2014
In his early twenties he set out for the himalayas in search of life and to study meditation which saw him ordained as a Tibetean Buddist monk. In 2010 with a passion to make meditation accessible for everybody in their modern day lives. Andy Puddicombe co-founded Headspace. with the belief that there is nothing more precious than treating your head right by looking after the health of the mind, Headspace's digital health platform provides guided meditation sessions for its users to live a happier, healthier, more enjoyable life.
Outline of show
0.00 - 4.15: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show
4.15 - 7.55: (song) Our Man in Berlin - Airhead
7.55 -19.55: brief reflection and personal thoughts surrounding aid worker mental health and wellbeing
19.55 - 23.50: (song) Crooked Clours - Come Down
23.50 - 46.25: discussion with Andy Puddicombe on treating you head right through meditation and mindfulness
46.25 - 50.15: (song) HDK - Sunrise
50.15 - 01.06: discussion with Andy Puddicombe cont
01.06 - 01.08: round up of the show and outline of key focus next time on emergency aidio
01.08 - 01.11: (song) Sahara Beck - Brother, Sister
Our Man in Berlin
Show 3: Peace and Healthcare in Armed Conflict
September 21st, 2014
Outline of show
0.00 - 3.45: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show, brief overview of capaturing gratitude initative in support of World Gratitude Day
3.45 - 12.00: (song) Baba Maal - Dreams of Karina
12.00-14.45: brief reflection and personal thoughts surrounding peace
14.45 - 19.35: (song) Playing for Change - War, no more trouble
19.35 - 32.45: discussion with Dr. Hawa Abdi and Dr. Deqo Mohamed on peace, the other side of war and providing healthcare in danager
32.45 - 37.05: (song) Bob Marley - Get up, Stand up
37,05 - 47.40: discussion with Dr. Hawa Abdi and Dr. Deqo Mohamed cont.
47.40 - 49.10: round up of the show and outline of key focus next time on emergency aidio
01.06 - 01.10: (song) Playing for Change - United
Dr. Hawa Abdi is a Somali human rights activist, physician, founder and chairperson of the Dr. Hawa Abdi foundation, and author of the book Keeping Hope Alive. In 2012, Dr. Hawa was nominated for the nobel peace prize for her extrondinary work and dedication in bringing healthcare to thousands of Somalis affected by war in Somalia.
In 1983, she opened a small clinic in Somalia - which became a refuge as Somalia devolved into civil war in 1991. Decades later, together with her daughters who are also doctors, Dr. Deqo Mohamed, and Dr. Amina Mohamed the one-room clinic has grown to a hospital, a school and a internally displaced persons camp for 90,000 women and children.
Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation
Capturing Gratitude Project
"THE EARTH HAS MUSIC FOR THOSE WHO LISTEN".
Since March this year aid workers, both national and international have put their lives at great risk working on the frontline of the ebola outbreak response. Sadly, 8 months on the current response seems to be showing no signs of decline and global stigma surrounding the disease is at an all time high. Emergency AIDio is pleased to pen the discussion up on the ebola response with a panel which will include representatives from MSF and People in Aid.
EMERGENCY AIDio SHOWS 2014
Show 6: Ebola outbreak special - Medicins Sans Frontieres and People in Aid November 21st, 2014
Panel of guests
Brett Adamson joined MSF in 2008 and is a registered nurse. Brett was recently working as project coordinator for MSF's Ebola Case Management Centre in Monrovia, Liberia. Currently based in Brussels, Brett is responsible for leading MSF's training for the ebola outbreak response.
Emmanuelle Lacroix has been working in sector since 2005 and joined People in Aid in 2011. In her role as HR Services Manager she leads on learning and facilitating network groups for memebers (face to face/virtually) and general member care.
0.00 - 3.55: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show
3.55 - 9.25: (song) Africa Stop Ebola
9.25 - 19.05: discussion with MSF HQ and People in Aid respresentatives on operational dynamics and dilemmas for aid organisations
31.52 - 35.50: (song) Tiwa Savage - Eminado
35.50 - 56.45: discussion with MSF HQ and People in Aid cont. 56.45 - 59.50: (song) P-Square - Personally
59.50 - 01.09: discussion with MSF frontline staff based in Liberia
01.09 - 01.13: (song) Yemi Alade - Jonhnny
01.13 - 01.29: discussion with MSF frontline staff based in Liberia and Sierra Leone cont
01.29 - 01.32: brief overview of the Ebola Response Aid Worker Wellness Kit, round up of the show
01.32 - 01.35: (song) Davido - Nek Unek
Outline of show
West African Collaboration
Africa Stop Ebola
Ebola Response Aid Worker Wellness Kit
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Aid Worker Wellness Kit
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Show 5: Social connection - Staying close when apart
October 29th, 2014
With a vision and committment to provide a space for aid workers around the global to critically discuss issues related to aid and development, Brendan Rigby and Weh Yeoh set out to establish Whydev in 2010. Having spent years in the field and learning the hard way the challenges associated with social connection and support, Whydev launched a pilot program in 2012 which aimed to provide peer support to aid workers around the globe.
Panel of guests
Brendan Rigby is an education specialist and has currently commenced this year with his PhD at Melbourne University in Australia, with a focus on literacy practices in northern Ghana.
Weh Yeoh is a disability specialisy and is currently based in Cambodia where he is leading efforts to train the first generation of Cambodian speech therapists.
0.00 - 2.45: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show
2.45 - 5.55: (song) Prince Ea - Can we auto correct humanity?
5.55 - 19.05: brief reflection and personal thoughts surrounding the challenges and benefits of social connections ad support groups in the aid sector
19.05 - 23.25: (song) L-Fresh the Loin - One
23.25 - 43.40: discussion with WhyDev on all things good and bad in the world of social connections and peer support
43.40 - 46.40: (song) Purpose - Alive
46.40 - 01.04: discussion with WhyDev cont
01.04 - 01.06: round up of the show and outline of key focus next time on emergency aidio
01.06 - 01.10: (song) REMI - March on
Outline of show
Can we auto correct humanity?
L-Fresh The Loin
Show 2: Its all about love not war
September 2nd, 2014
0.00 - 1.55: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show
1.55 - 4.55: (song) Japanese Wallpaper - Breathe InPrince Ea - Can we auto correct humanity?
4.55- 13.35: introduction into challenges of intimate relationships in aid workbrief reflection and personal thoughts surrounding the challenges and benefits of social connections ad support groups in the aid sector
13.35 - 16.45: (song) Emma Louise - Jungle
16.45 - 30.50: discussion around factors that influence intimate relationships in aid work
30.50 - 33.45: (song) Meg Mac - Roll up your Sleeves
33.45 - 43.40: discussion around practical factors that could contribute to supporting relationships
43.40 - 45.55: round up of the show and outline of key focus next time on emergency aidio
45.55 - 48.30: (song) Mr. Probz - Waves
Outline of show
Roll up your sleeves
Nuran Higgins founder of The Healthy Nomad and host of Emergency AIDio talks about all things love and war in navigating through the minefields of intimate relationships in the world of humanitarian aid.
Show 1: Emergency AIDio launch
August 19th, 2014
With a humanitarian career spanning over 15 years working in disaster affected and conflict zones, Dr. Jemilah Mahmood a medical physician is a well respected humanitarian leader that is known for her extrodinary contribution within the sector and challenging the status qou.
In 1999, Dr. Jemilah founded MERCY Malaysia, a well respected international NGO based in the South. Dr. Jemilah's current role is the Head of the World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat, based at the United Nations in New York.
0.00 - 1.50: opening of emergency aidio with outline of key topic covered on show
1.50 - 5.55: (song) Lupa - Statues
5.55- 12.25: introduction into the why behind emergency aidio
12.25 - 15.55: (song) Coin Banks - Thomas Lawrence
15.55 - 20.00: the why behind emergency aido cont.
20.00 - 23.55: (song) Fieu - Put it on the Line
23.55 - 51.50: discussion with Dr. Jemilah Mahmood on World Humanitarian Day and personal reflections across her career
51.50 - 53.15: round up of the show and outline of key focus next time on emergency aidio
53.15 - 56.19: (song) Paces - Julian