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Resuscitation videos in French, Spanish, and Telugu

We’ve just released our collection of four newborn resuscitation videos in three additional languages:  French, Spanish, and Telugu. This life-saving set of videos can now reach thousands more health workers in francophone Africa, Latin America, and southeastern India. The videos show the basic steps of newborn resuscitation following the Helping Babies Breathe guidelines, an evidence-based […]

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HBB film screened at APHA Film Festival

Helping Babies Breathe at Birth—our film using live footage to show the basic steps of newborn resuscitation—was screened at the American Public Health Association (APHA)’s Film Festival in early November. It was one of eight films selected in the highly competitive Global Health category. The film festival is held in conjunction with the APHA annual […]

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Key steps in cleaning resuscitation equipment

During a newborn resuscitation, the equipment becomes contaminated with body fluids from the mother and baby. The equipment must be properly cleaned and disinfected before it can be used again. We have developed a set of videos that show the key steps for cleaning resuscitation equipment to make it safe for the baby. Cleaning Resuscitation […]

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“Empower parents, enable breastfeeding”

This is the theme of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1–7), which focuses on creating an enabling environment for breastfeeding in communities and in the workplace. Global Health Media Project supports breastfeeding worldwide with teaching videos for both mothers and health workers. Our breastfeeding videos are used in nearly every country and are now available in […]

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Learning the basic steps of newborn resuscitation with a training doll

We created two films to teach the basic steps of newborn resuscitation using the Helping Babies Breathe guidelines: one with live footage and one using a training doll. Our newest release—Helping Babies Breathe with a Training Doll—was filmed in a busy maternity in Ghana. It depicts the key steps in a resuscitation just as they […]

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Essential teaching points for basic newborn resuscitation

Learning to resuscitate newborns is a skill that comes with practice. This video—Teaching Points for Newborn Resuscitation—demonstrates eleven key teaching points to enhance a trainee’s practical knowledge of the steps of basic newborn resuscitation. The steps follow the Helping Babies Breathe guidelines, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for low-resource settings. Whereas “Helping Babies […]

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New video shows basic steps of newborn resuscitation

A newborn who doesn’t breathe at birth needs help immediately. Our new video uses live footage to show the basic steps of newborn resuscitation using the internationally renowned Helping Babies Breathe guidelines. Training birth attendants in neonatal resuscitation is critical to helping save the one million babies who die each year from birth asphyxia (WHO). […]

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First Foods Videos now available in Yoruba

First Foods for Young Children is now available in Yoruba—the third most popular native language in Nigeria with over 30 million speakers—at this link. Over 40% of Nigerian children under five suffer from stunting (impaired growth and development often due to poor nutrition), while over 5% suffer from severe acute malnutrition (see UNICEF). These films […]

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French videos available on feeding young children

First Foods for Young Children—produced in collaboration with UNICEF—is now available in French at this link. These 17 films—for both health workers and caregivers—provide key messages on when, what, and how to feed young children from ages 6 months to 2 years. The availability of these films in French will give many more people in […]

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The Story of Ebola helping in the Congo

The Ebola outbreak in the Congo (DRC) is the second largest on record. Conditions on the ground are challenging due to distrust rooted in decades of conflict and violence. But The Story of Ebola is being used extensively by the Red Cross (IFRC), MSF/Doctors Without Borders, and other aid organizations to reach community leaders, traditional […]

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An inspiring story for World Prematurity Day (November 17)

Recognizing that mothers of small premature babies could play a vital role in their baby’s survival, Samuel Byiringiro (a nurse in Rwanda) narrated several of our small baby videos in Kinyarwanda to show them to mothers in waiting rooms and neonatal units. Thanks to Sam’s initiative, the videos are now available to teach mothers at […]

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The Story of Cholera combats Somalia epidemic

Our award-winning public health animation, The Story of Cholera, is being broadcast on national television to help combat the cholera epidemic in Somalia. The World Health Organization (WHO) is also showing the video in selected “hot spots” to educate the population alongside its cholera vaccination campaign. Public health authorities around the world have used The […]

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