28 results for your search

Health Innovations, Female Pilots Delivering Health Care in Africa
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Patricia Nyekodzi is Ghana’s only civilian female pilot. And she is just 23 years-old. She was trained by Medicine on the Move, a project that uses small planes to deliver health education in remote communities. She can maintain and build planes and deliver health education and is now passing on all of these ski...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
×
Health Innovations, Fighting Malnutrition in Guatemala
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
A children’s clinic in Guatemala is bringing back indigenous plants to help fight chronic malnutrition in the country. With rising food prices, most children are bought up on just tortilla and beans, lacking essential vitamins and minerals. Staff at Bethania Clinic, supported by Christian Aid, are teaching moth...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
×
Health Innovations, Growing Red Blood Cells in Scotland
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Last year, the blood transfusion service collected just over one million litres of blood from donors in the United Kingdom. This enormous and expensive effort is currently the only way possible to produce the vast amount of blood needed for the millions of blood transfusions carried out each year. A team of scient...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
×
Health Innovations, Health Riders – Part 1 – Nurses
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Mothers used to have to walk three hours to get their children vaccinated in rural Lesotho. Now nurse Thabiso Phoka reaches them by motorbike but he still has to leave his bike at the top of the mountain and walk down the very steep hill into the village.
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
×
Innovative Hospital in Rwanda
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures (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 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
×
Kidney Disease in Nigeria
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 5 mins
Kidney disease is on the increase in Nigeria due to changing lifestyles. There is a chronic shortage of trained health workers and the equipment needed to be able to deal with this disease; people cannot afford the dialysis treatment and only a fortunate few receive kidney transplants. The challenge therefore, is...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 5 mins
×
Health Innovations, Child Birth in Bangladesh
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
In Matlab district, in south-eastern Bangladesh, the majority of mothers do not give birth in the hospital as it is too difficult for them to get there. Ruby was one of the lucky ones. Her baby was not breathing and was given oxygen immediately. She knows that he may not have survived had she given birth at home.
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
×
Health Innovations, Dog Detectors
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
For people with diabetes, low or high blood sugar levels can be very dangerous. A dog’s sense of smell is so acute that it can detect the change before a patient falls ill. The Medical Detection Dogs Training Centre in the UK is training dogs to be able to alert diabetes patients when their blood sugar levels ar...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
×
Health Innovations, Family Planning in Nigeria
See details
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Young women in Pampaida district in northern Nigeria are being given free access to family planning for the first time. This is part of the district’s push to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, aimed at tackling poverty. Including studio interview with Dr. Sennen Hounton of the United Nations Popul...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
×
Health Innovations, Health Education in Remote Africa
See details
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
×

Pages