Recommendations

Recommendations and reviews of books, films, and other media that explore and highlight issues in global health.

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Our Favorite Global Health Podcasts

Six podcasts covering climate change, gender, the pandemic, health security, and more

Ukrainian Culture as Medicine

Six books and movies to soothe the heartbreak of the war in Ukraine

Migration

The New Animated Film "Flee" Will Change How You Think About the Refugee Experience

The documentary tells the real-life story of a man who fled Afghanistan as a child

Governance

Best Books of 2021

Our top fifteen favorite reads of the year

Governance

Best of 2021

We published 365 stories on global health this year, here are our top picks

Migration

Going Viral

An Interview with author Alina Chan on her new book about the origins of COVID-19

Migration

The Global Sentiment of Gratitude

The wondrous ways communities around the world give thanks

Environment

The Art of a Pandemic

COVID-19 street art from around the world

Food

New Netflix Release "Gather" Explores the Fight to Revitalize Native Foodways

Think Global Health talks with the film's director about food sovereignty

Governance

Pandemics, Pathological Politics, and International Order

A review of the new book "Aftershocks" by Colin Kahl and Thomas Wright

Aging

“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

Environment

“Less a Leper Than I Have Been”

Book of documentary poetry recalls Louisiana's Carville Hospital and early 20th century experience of leprosy in America

Gender

Baby in a Bomb Shelter

Oscar nominated documentary “For Sama” gives powerful if gruesome glimpse of what it’s like to raise a kid in a war zone

Environment

TV Review: Global Warming at the End of The Affair

Showtime ends daring, bleak series with desperation, hope, and a future long island threatened by rising sea levels