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Innovative Hospital in Rwanda
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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
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Kidney Disease in Nigeria
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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
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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, Oral Cancer Increasing in India
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
India accounts for 86% of the world’s cases of oral cancer and 90% of these are linked to tobacco. Incidences of oral cancer are particularly high in areas where chewable tobacco is popular. Selling any tobacco product to minors is illegal in India but a recent survey showed that the number of teenagers who chew...
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, Zoonotic Diseases in Cambodia
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
At least sixty percent of all emerging infectious diseases start their life in animals. These zoonotic diseases, as they are known, are a particular problem in Asia. Two French organisations are monitoring illnesses in animals, such as bird flu, in Cambodia to avoid outbreaks in humans.
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 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, Mosquito Killing Fungi
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 2 mins
Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered that mosquitoes are highly sensitive to fungi. One particular fungus, beauveria bassiana, is lethal for mosquitoes, but harmless to humans and other animals. Experts are now using the spores of this fungus to create a new anti-mosquito product.
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 2 mins
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Health Innovations, Malnutrition in Haiti
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
One in five children in Haiti is malnourished. US organisation Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is treating 8,000 children with a high energy, nutritious peanut paste. Taken over six weeks, the course helps children to gain 4 grammes per kilogramme of weight per day. MFK employees grow, roast and grind the peanuts local...
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, Treating & Preventing Diarrhoea in Bangladesh
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Approximately 20,000 people suffering with diarrhoea are admitted to the main hospital in Matlab in rural Bangladesh every year. Most of them are from poor backgrounds who do not have proper toilets and washing facilities. The hospital treats patients, including those suffering from cholera, by replacing lost flui...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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