Tuberculosis and the Training of Treatment: A Dive into the Flip Side of Global Health | Professor Bill Bower

Tong, Kyle

In this episode of “What is Global Health,” Kyle Tong speaks with Professor Bill Bower about the training of lay health workers, the current Tuberculosis landscape, and Bower’s extensive experiences in global health.

Professor Bill Bower is a Special Lecturer in Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. With 19 years of experience in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, he co-authored essential guides like “Where There Is No Doctor.” In the US, he led TB education in New York City, creating pivotal treatment guides. Additionally, he directed training projects to enhance HIV/AIDS peer workers’ roles in New York City and designed tools for a project in Uganda aiming to improve TB and HIV management, underscoring his expertise in educational development and training for health initiatives.


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June 10, 2024


This episode's duration is: 29:44