The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 28/09/2018

If you missed the show on Friday, here are the best bits to listen back to from The Long Lunch, Friday September 29th 2018.

Reasoning behind O Negative blood donor deferral

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Dr Peter Saxton, University of Auckland senior research fellow and gay men's sexual health research group director, explains the reasons behind the case of Warren Dempsey-Coy, who is unable to provide much-needed O-Negative because he is considered an HIV risk.

Feature Interview: Jodi Picoult

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Bestselling author Jodi Picoult discusses her new book A Spark of Light - a powerful novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.

International school builder

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: RTX.

Trailblazer Julia Jefferson discusses how she bucked cultural and social norms to build an International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 120 students 20 years ago to 1690 students today.

Apps to manage mental health in young children

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Professor Sally Merry is the Cure Kids chair of child and adolescent mental health. She joins The Long Lunch to discuss the research and apps she's created to help address and manage mental health issues facing families with young children.

Franjo's Kitchen's Fran Woods

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Fran Woods, co-founder of Franjo’s Kitchen is our Weekend Treats guest this week. She's talking about her business which creates naturopath formulated biscuits, crackers and muesli for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

You can find her chocolate muffin recipe here

Listen to the full interviews above.

The Long Lunch with Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.