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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, 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, 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, Kangaroo Mothercare 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
Premature babies are being kept alive in rural Bangladesh with kangaroo mother care. This means holding babies close to their mother’s chest, just like baby kangaroos in their mother’s pouch. The main problem for low birthweight babies is hypothermia, but electricity is often unreliable so incubators cannot be...
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, 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, 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, Specialist Maternity Care in Haiti
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presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Giving birth in Haiti is risky. It has the highest maternal death rate in the western hemisphere and only a quarter of births are supervised by skilled medics. A new maternity hospital built entirely out of shipping containers, by Medecins Sans Frontieres, is providing specialist care for mothers and babies at ris...
presented by Shini Somara, 1979-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Sri Lanka Doctor in UK
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Dr. Ayodyha Wataliyadda, a paediatric doctor from Sri Lanka, is furthering her medical career with a two-year placement in Yorkshire, England. She has been supported by the Foreign Placement Coordination Centre, a scheme backed by the Sri Lankan government. As part of the scheme, she has signed a bond that for eve...
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, Part 6, Health Riders - Part 6
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations, Part 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
With no intervention, up to 45% of babies born to HIV-positive mothers could be born with or contract the virus. This can be reduced to less than 5% with effective interventions. In Lesotho, health workers are travelling far and wide to make sure HIV-positive mothers do whatever they can to prevent HIV transmissio...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations, Part 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Target Zero, Carmen
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directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 21 mins
This short documentary follows Carmen, an HIV-positive mother-to-be. In her dedicated quest to give birth to a healthy baby, Carmen is supported by compassionate healthcare providers. The film stresses the importance of patients' and healthcare providers' education, and shows how current anti-retroviral drugs work...
directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 21 mins
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