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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, 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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Health Innovations, Kidney Disease in Nigeria
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (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, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 5 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, Medical Comfort
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
US military staff from the hospital ship USNS Comfort are bringing medical relief and surgical care to local communities in Guatemala. Over 270 metres long, thirty-two metres wide and as tall as a ten-story building, the former oil tanker has 12 operating rooms and half a million doses of medicine. Throughout thei...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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