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Health Innovations, Cervical Cancer Screening
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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, Female Pilots Delivering Health Care in Africa
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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
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Health Innovations, Fighting Malnutrition in Guatemala
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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
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Health Innovations, Growing Red Blood Cells in Scotland
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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
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Health Innovations, Health Riders – Part 1 – Nurses
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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
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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, Marketing Condoms in Cambodia
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presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Population Services International is marketing condoms in Cambodia to attract two different types of customer. "OK” is a low-cost condom aimed at the commercial sex sector. “Number One” is a higher priced brand that is designed to persuade people it’s something they want, rather than something they need. P...
presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Mental Health Care in Cambodia
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presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
People suffered immense trauma in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge rule. But as recently as 1993, there wasn’t a single mental health professional in the country. With support from the University of Oslo, the Cambodian Ministry of Health is now overseeing a mental health training programme and a clinic. There are...
presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Mobile Contraception in Guatemala
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
A mobile family planning clinic is offering a variety of contraceptive methods to hundreds of women in Guatemala, where more than half do not use any form of birth control. Half of the country’s women have a child before the age of 19. Vilma Danari is 26 and has five children. She wants to get permanently steri...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Mobiles Tackling Malaria
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
In Africa, malaria kills 800,000 people every year, mainly children under the age of five. Not having treatment within 24 hours of the onset of fever can be fatal, as many families find out when their local health centres run out of anti-malarial drugs. SMS for Life in Tanzania uses mobile phones, text messages an...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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