Our breastfeeding videos resulted in significant knowledge gains and reinforcement of best practices in Gambella refugee camp nutrition programs. [Traditional] counselling takes more time and sometimes beneficiaries get bored, however, with videos they are happy to learn.
– Health worker in study
Video training of Community Health Workers on essential newborn care showed significant increases in knowledge and retention in Ethiopia.
Videos may provide a platform to scale large community health worker education programs globally.
– Rishi Mediratta, study author
Parents frequently need to provide basic care to their sick babies in hospitals in low-resource settings. Our videos significantly improved their knowledge and confidence and improved care of their newborn. Videos have the potential to improve the quality of care provided to admitted neonates by their parents in low-resource settings.
– Study authors
The study, among rural semi-illiterate communities, showed dramatic increases in knowledge and that video education can change attitudes and practices. Mothers loved the videos!
[The video] was good because it taught even how to breastfeed the baby. Many lacked that knowledge.
– mother in rural Uganda
USB drives with 120 of our videos were distributed to midwives and frontline health workers with limited Internet access in Africa. The videos are key learning aids for both new students and practicing clinicians.
Honestly, we find these amazing.
– Geeta Lal, Global Midwifery Program Coordinator, UNFPA
Our videos complement Helping Babies Breathe, Essential Care for Every Baby, and Essential Care for Small Babies: training tools for newborn care in low-resource settings by AAP.
These videos deliver a message in a way that we simply cannot reproduce in any other way.
– Carl Bose, MD, Editor, Essential Care for Every Baby
3 modules feature our birth videos: Essential Care for Labor & Birth, Bleeding After Birth Complete, and Prolonged & Obstructed Labor. Video links are within the on-line Flipbooks as well as in our “Video Chapter Books”.
Our video chapter books offer easy, flexible access to videos during workshops.
Our first smartphone app—on both Android phones and iPhones—provides mothers and caregivers with our practical, trustworthy videos on essential topics from birth up to 2 years in over 25 languages.
I love the app and have been sharing it with many families. It is very impactful.
A number of our childbirth videos are now available on Merck Manuals’ website and their app, MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics. This partnership enables our videos to reach an even wider global audience of health professionals.
Makes the best current medical information accessible to 3 billion professionals and patients on every continent.
– Merck Manuals website
A success right out of the gate, Yale’s global online course, Global Quality Maternal and Newborn Care, is available on Coursera and targets a wide range of users from policy makers to clinicians.
Current, relevant to practice, powerful videos.
– Elana L.
Invited to join the Alliance in 2014, we helped improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes through the development of new teaching videos.
While the Alliance ended in 2017, the important relationships that were forged continue to influence and support our work.