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    Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa.  The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals.  It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues.  The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou.

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    Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou.

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    Health Chat

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    Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa.  The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals.  It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues.  The program is hosted by senior health reporter Linord Moudou.

    Broadcast time: Tuesday 1730-1800 UTC/GMT

    Frequencies: 6080, 13635, 15580, 17895

    This week's topic: Water and Sanitation

    Join the conversation live during the show at + 1 202 619 3111. Please ask your questions or send your comments to: HealthChat@voanews.com


    Join us on  www.facebook.com/voahealthchat

    Meet the host

    Linord MoudouLinord Moudou was born and raised in Côte d’Ivoire.  She currently serves as health correspondent for VOA’s daily TV show Africa54. She started her career at VOA as producer & host of Healthy Living, a weekly health magazine program covering African health issues.

    Before joining VOA, Linord worked as an independent broadcast and print journalist, traveling between Africa, Europe and the United States.

    She holds a Bachelor in journalism and media productions from George Mason University, and a certificate in television and radio productions from the Columbia School of Broadcasting.

    The senior broadcaster is fluent in French, English and conversational in Spanish and Creole.

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    For listeners to call in during the show, the number is: +1.202.619.3111

    To leave a message for the program staff, call +1.202.205.9942. After you hear the VOA identification, press 45 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!


    E-mail:
    HealthChat@voanews.com
     

    Mailing address:
    Health Chat
    Voice of America
    330 Independence Ave., SW
    Room 1613
    Washington, DC 20237, USA

    Listen to the show

    Health Chat airs Tuesdays at 1730-1800 UTC/GMT on the following frequencies:
    6080, 13635, 15580, 17895

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