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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.

June 2013

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Health Chat

Health infomation and discussion


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Health Chat

Health infomation and discussion


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Health Chat

Health infomation and discussion


June 04, 2013

Health Chat

Health infomation and discussion

June 2013

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.

Broadcast time: Tuesday 1730-1800 UTC/GMT

Frequencies: 6080, 13635, 15580, 17895

This week's topic: Ebola

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

Meet the host

Linord MoudouLinord Moudou was born and raised in Côte d’Ivoire.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and media productions from George Mason University, and a certificate in television and radio productions from the Columbia School of Broadcasting. The veteran broadcaster is fluent in French, English and conversational in Spanish and Creole.

Before joining VOA, Linord worked as an independent broadcast and print journalist, traveling between Africa, Europe and the United States. In 2000, she  produced and hosted “Spotlight on Africa”, a bilingual (French-English) program on Public Access TV and New World Radio for four years in the USA.

She started her career at VOA as producer & host of Healthy Living, a weekly health magazine program covering African health issues. She currently serves as health correspondent for VOA’s daily TV show In Focus.

Contact Us

Phone:

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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