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Videos Help Ensure Safe Reproductive Care

We have published five videos for health care providers that show how to correctly perform the important steps of cleaning and sterilizing their work environment and instruments. Two of the videos provide information on safely managing a reproductive health clinic. Preventing Infection in the Clinic discusses clean clinic practices that help prevent infection in clients […]

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Videos on Contraceptive Counseling

We have now released 55 videos on family planning, all available in English, French and Spanish. Three of our newest videos cover topics on contraceptive counseling. Comparing Contraceptive Methods provides an overview of different methods that are available to women and their partners. Rather than focusing on the technical features of each method, this video […]

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Videos on Permanent Contraceptive Methods

Two of our newest family planning videos explain permanent contraceptive methods that use simple surgical procedures. The Tubal Ligation shows how the tubes to a women’s uterus are closed using the mini-lap approach. The Vasectomy shows how the tubes that carry a man’s sperm are blocked. Both videos show the actual procedures done on patients. […]

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Videos Teach How to Use Contraceptives Without Hormones

Non-hormonal contraceptive methods are featured in our newest set of family planning videos. The methods covered are condoms (male and female), the new single-sized Caya diaphragm, the breastfeeding method, and fertility awareness methods (a calendar-based method with cycle beads and the secretion method). The videos feature live-action, shot in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Uganda. Each method […]

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Videos on The Pill and How to Take It

Our newest set of family planning videos is focused primarily on contraceptive pills. Videos for health workers cover the Contraceptive Pill and the Mini-pill, along with a shorter video that explains How to Take the Contraceptive Pill (including what to do if a woman forgets to take pills). Another video explains how to take the contraceptive pill continuously, which can […]

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Self-Injection: A Game-Changer for Contraception

Self-injection of the contraceptive DMPA-SC is an evidence-based practice that is endorsed globally and approved in a growing number of countries, including the U.S. and several countries in Europe. This self-injectable contraceptive gives women and girls the power to use contraception independently and discreetly over a longer period of time, enabling them to have more […]

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Family Planning Videos Now Available

Our first set of videos in our family planning series have been released – 13 films on long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, specifically the copper IUD and the implant. The set includes five videos for health workers, two films for women and their partners, and five brief teaching shorts that show and tell the step-by-step information […]

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Welcome to Our New Website

If you’ve visited our website in the past, you will now find a completely redesigned site to accommodate our expanding library of videos and better meet the needs of our users. This website upgrade helps improve access to our more than 1,200 videos (150 unique videos in many languages), and provides more in-depth background and […]

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Teaching Videos to Help Improve Midwifery Care

The theme for this year’s “International Day of the Midwife 2021” (celebrated on May 5) is: “Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives”. Education and training are essential investments in improving the quality of midwifery care. Global Health Media Project has produced a comprehensive set of teaching videos around the time of birth that can play […]

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Birth & Beyond Android App Extends Our Reach

We are making our videos for mothers and other caregivers increasingly accessible with the new Android version of our Birth & Beyond smartphone app. Since we introduced the iPhone version last June, thousands of users have downloaded Birth & Beyond. Now the Android app is extending our reach to many additional users, especially in Africa, […]

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Full Version of The Story of Coronavirus – now live!

The final version of The Story of Coronavirus has just been released. Part 1 showed how coronavirus is spread and how we can protect ourselves and those around us. The “rest of the story” shows how to stay safe while caring for a sick family member at home. By making the invisible coronavirus visible, this […]

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Spotlight on World Prematurity Day (Nov 17) – our videos scale in Bangladesh

Our entire Small Baby Series has been narrated in Bangla to support Bangladesh’s national training program for nurses and community health workers. The Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has made it a priority to address the enormous problem of preterm birth in Bangladesh (one-fifth of all babies born each year). The English […]

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