This is Spotlight Health on Aspen Public Radio, our six-part series partnering with the Aspen Ideas Festival and the Spotlight Health conference. Each week, we bring you conversations with an exceptional mix of inspiring and provocative experts, who dive into topics of global and domestic health.
This week, host Alycin Bektesh speaks with ElsaMarie D’Silva, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Foundation, which offers SafeCIty, a platform that crowdsources personal experiences of sexual violence and abuse in public spaces. Rep. Henry Waxman talks about his time in congress and his work to write and pass the Affordable Care Act, as well as his continued work through Waxman strategies to reduce prescription drug costs. Lanhee Chen, the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, talks about his work on republican health policies and what a global lense can teach us about the future of health care systems.