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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, 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, Child Birth in Bangladesh
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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
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Health Innovations, Cholera in Haiti
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Over 5,000 people have died of cholera in Haiti and half a million have fallen ill. A cholera treatment centre with 25 beds is bulging at the seams with patients being forced to share a bed. Poor sanitation is fueling the disease outbreak and the government is now building its first ever sewage treatment centre.
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Family Planning in Nigeria
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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
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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, 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 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, 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 2 – Learning to Ride
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Riders for Health is training health workers to ride motorbikes in Lesotho to be able to reach patients in remote and rural areas. Isaac Monokwa found it extremely difficult, falling off many times and almost running over his instructor. But he persevered, because he had a personal reason to succeed. He is HIV-pos...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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