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Bloomberg News, The Race to Diagnose CTE in the Living
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produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Bloomberg News (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 3 mins
Feb.05 -- With the Super Bowl this weekend, professional football remains in the midst of a health crisis. The NFL reported a 16 percent increase in the incidence of concussions this last season. Repetitive brain trauma puts players at risk of the degenerative brain disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE...
produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Bloomberg News (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Acid Attacks Increasing in Cambodia
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
In Cambodia, acid attacks have officially affected 347 people since 1984, but experts say countless incidents go unreported. Acid is relatively cheap and easy to get hold of in Cambodia, but is responsible for blinding and disfiguring its victims. The Cambodia Acid Survivor’s Charity is helping victims, includin...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Buruli Ulcers - a Neglected Disease
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Buruli ulcer is a little-known disease in Ghana, even though it is highly prevalent in West Africa. Cases have also been found in over 30 countries, including Australia. It starts with a bump on the skin, then swells and if untreated, finally bursts and eats away at the flesh. The disease often goes untreated in G...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Cervical Cancer Screening
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Cervical cancer is the leading cause of death among women in Rwanda. There are not enough qualified health workers or the right equipment to properly screen the disease, therefore thousands of women never receive a diagnosis. By the time they seek treatment it is often far too late. A team of American medical volu...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Cholera in Haiti
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Over 5,000 people have died of cholera in Haiti and half a million have fallen ill. A cholera treatment centre with 25 beds is bulging at the seams with patients being forced to share a bed. Poor sanitation is fueling the disease outbreak and the government is now building its first ever sewage treatment centre.
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Floating Clinic in Nigeria
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Lagos Lagoon is home to a vibrant community with little access to medical care. Medecins Sans Frontieres is running a floating clinic in the heart of the stilted homes. Local doctors who speak the same language and understand local customs and traditions treat patients in the clinic and also carry out house to hou...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Health Education in Remote Africa
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
A Ghanaian charity is providing basic health education and literacy to rural communities in the Volta region of Ghana. Many of the health problems are due to lack of education; such as not knowing the importance of washing hands or safe drinking water. Health workers teach basic literacy, as well as health educati...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Health Riders - Part 5
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Across Lesotho, motorbikes are constantly ferrying medical samples from clinic to lab, or allowing health workers to reach the communities they serve. These services rely on their bikes day after day. But keeping them going on these tough tracks is no mean feat. In charge of keeping Lesotho’s fleet of a hundred...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Inflatable Bicycle Helmet
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Industrial designers in Sweden have developed an inflatable bicycle helmet that is worn as a collar. This is in response to the fact that many cyclists do not wear helmets, even though 40 % of accidents involve a head injury. To create the device, the designers spent six years researching and studying how people m...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Innovative Hospital in Rwanda
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
The rolling hills of Burera District in Rwanda provide the picturesque background for an innovative new hospital. Built in local stone by local people, the hospital has high ceilings, large fans and permanently open windows to provide ventilation to help infection control. It also has anti-germicidal ultra violet...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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