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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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The Story of Coronavirus (Part 1) just released

As we release The Story of Coronavirus (Part 1), Covid-19 is surging in many regions across the world, with more than 50 million confirmed cases and over 1.2 million deaths. Countries that successfully suppressed initial outbreaks are now seeing infections rise again. Now more than ever, this animated film is needed to provide relevant and […]

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New videos on postpartum hemorrhage

We have eight new videos available on postpartum hemorrhage. The footage was shot in maternities in Nepal, Indonesia, Rwanda, and Ghana. We’ve included several animations to unpack skills and “make visible” the action going on inside the body. This collection of videos aims to help teach health workers the skills they need to care for […]

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New videos on childbirth complications

We are truly delighted to announce the release of eight new videos on managing childbirth complications. They include extraordinarily hard-to-source live footage of uncommon events. To be successful, our film team needed to be in the right place at the right time. We spent a total of nine weeks filming in high-volume maternities in Nepal, […]

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New videos cover basic midwifery skills

We’ve just released 11 videos for skilled birth attendants. They are live-action films with some animation to explain actions that are not visible. The footage was shot in maternities in Nepal, Indonesia, Rwanda, and Ghana. As with all our videos, we make a special effort to guide trainees step-by-step through a practice, using close-ups and […]

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Announcing our new app: Birth & Beyond

We have released a new smartphone app, Birth & Beyond, to provide mothers and caregivers with easy access to our videos. The app helps support those with limited access to health care, an increasing problem worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic. Birth & Beyond includes all 28 videos that we have developed for mothers and […]

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