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Health Innovations, Affordable Medicines Facility
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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 newest and most effective anti-malaria drugs are now available to more people in Ghana, thanks to a subsidy. The price of Artemisinin Combination Therapy drugs (ACTs) have been cut by 80%, which means that 3 times more people in the country can now afford these drugs. But this is only a pilot scheme by the Glo...
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, Beating Heart Failure
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Doctors at Hammersmith Hospital in London are testing a new treatment for heart failure. It’s been discovered that nerves around the kidneys send messages to the brain, which leads to abnormal hormone levels causing heart failure. By permanently numbing these nerves with electricity and radio waves pulsed throug...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Defying Traditions to Save Lives
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
In Bangladesh, strong cultural and traditional ties deter women from giving birth in health centers and hospitals. Babies are dying unnecessarily in Matlab in the rural south-east of the country because their mothers did not attend antenatal check-ups. Staff at the clinic are targeting men and trying to convince t...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Developing a Universal Flu Vaccine
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
A brand new vaccine against seasonal flu has to be created once a year for both the northern and southern hemispheres. The constant and rapid evolution of the virus means an effective vaccine this year, can be useless by the next. Scientists in Belgium are determined to beat the virus by producing a vaccine that w...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 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 Riders – Part 3 – Couriers
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Health workers are quickly transporting medical results and treatment by motorbike, helping save lives in rural Lesotho. In the past people could wait up to two or three months for HIV and TB results and treatment in rural Lesotho. In that time, other people could have been infected or patients could have died. Mo...
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, Helping Babies Survive
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Community health workers in Bangladesh are helping babies survive their first month – the most critical of their lives. The health workers visit new mothers and their babies four times during this important first month. These visits include vaccinations for tuberculosis and other important killer diseases.
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, 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, Killer Snakes
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Nigeria is home to some of the deadliest snakes in the world and without quick access to anti-venom, their victims can be permanently disabled or die. The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is working with the Nigerian Ministry of Health to develop cheaper and safer anti-venoms. It’s a complicated and dangero...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Male Circumcision
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 6 mins
A new, simple, plastic device, which needs no anaesthetic, surgery or stitches is being used to circumcise up to two million men in Rwanda. Male circumcision reduces the chances of men in heterosexual relationships becoming infected with HIV. Staff need very little training to fit it – something extremely import...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 6 mins
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