From Ebola outbreak response in Sierra Leone to public health research and driving innovation, with Asad Naveed

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In this episode, Sujani sits down with Dr. Asad Naveed to talk about his work with the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, using social media as a platform for health education and mentorship, and providing guidance for those getting started in public health research.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • Asad’s on the ground work with management and prevention of Ebola in Sierra Leone and how he first became involved in community health
  • How Asad’s field work led to a career in research and what his goals were when returning to school
  • Perspective and making changes in global health systems
  • Social media and the responsibilities that public facing figures and users have
  • Tips on getting started and climbing up for those interested in public health research and social entrepreneurship

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