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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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Five videos for mothers around the time of birth

This set of videos provides key guidance during the critical time around birth, and are especially important for women and families facing limited access to maternal health care due to the coronavirus pandemic. They are available in English, French, and Spanish. Footage is from Nepal, Haiti, Indonesia, Ghana, and Rwanda. The videos include: What to […]

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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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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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