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Maternal Mental Health

Course from Bettercare

Maternal Mental Health demystifies maternal mental distress and mental illness and provides a clear guide to supporting mental health in the perinatal period. This course equips healthcare workers with the tools they need to provide essential perinatal mental health care. ...

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Birth Defects

Course from Bettercare

Birth Defects is for those who work with patients with birth defects. It covers modes of inheritance, medical genetic counselling, birth defects due to chromosomal abnormalities, single gene defects, teratogens and multifactorial inheritance.

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Care of the Cord

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows how to care for the cord of the newborn.

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Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Examining the Placenta

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film teaches how to examine the placenta for any missing pieces.

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Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Giving Good Care During Labor

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film shows ways to help a laboring woman and contribute to a feeling of trust.

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Study time: 8 mins 8 mins

Breathing Problems

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film shows how to evaluate a baby with a breathing problem. It includes footage of rapid breathing, chest in-drawing, and nasal flaring. It advises to give these babies oxygen if possible and refer them to a higher-level facility.

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Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

The Position of the Baby

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film demonstrates how to feel where the baby is within the uterus and how to measure the station of the baby.

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Study time: 8 mins 8 mins

Danger Signs in Newborns

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film features 8 major danger signs that will help health workers with early recognition of serious newborn problems–key to getting timely care and saving babies’ lives.

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Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Preparing the Birth Room

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film shows the supplies to have ready to prepare for a birth.

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Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Warning Signs in Newborns

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film features 10 major warning signs that will help families with early recognition of serious newborn problems–key to getting timely care and saving babies’ lives.

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Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Umbilical Infections

Video from Global Health Media Project

This film shows how to evaluate the baby with an umbilical infection, how to differentiate a mild infection from a severe one, and how to treat the mild case and refer all severe cases to a higher-level facility.

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Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

Steps to a Normal Delivery

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film is an adaptation of our original 'Safe delivery' film with added voiceover.

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Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Respectful Maternity Care

Video from Medical Aid Films

The film highlights seven points in White Ribbon Alliance’s Universal Rights of Childbearing Women Charter, and will be used as part of a Respectful Maternity Care package developed to ensure engagement and support for healthcare providers to provide Respectful Maternity ...

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Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

Caesarean Section - Module 1 - Introduction and Preparation for Surgery

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film is an introduction to the topic, and is followed by five more modules which cover surgery, complications and post-operative care. A series of six modular films has been made so that medical staff involved in maternity care can ...

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Study time: 8 mins 8 mins

How to use the ultrasound probe

Video from Medical Aid Films

Learning the orientation of the ultrasound probe is considered to be the most challenging part of learning to scan. This animation is used in conjunction with other formal training to improve the proficiency, uptake and understanding of scanning.

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Study time: 13 mins 13 mins

Focused Antenatal Care (FANC) Community Education

Video from Medical Aid Films

It is vital that a woman attends and receives ante-natal care, to help ensure that her pregnancy results in the delivery of a healthy baby without impairing the mother’s health. The film describes the 4 standard antenatal visits (FANC, introduced ...

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Study time: 15 mins 15 mins

Manual Removal of the Placenta

Video from Medical Aid Films

The film will speak about what retained placenta is, why it is important to be removed and the essential steps that need to be undertaken. Animation teaches the technique of the procedure much more effectively, showing how one hand is ...

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Study time: 16 mins 16 mins

How to use the Partograph

Video from Medical Aid Films

A vital tool for the care of every woman in labour. Correct use of the partograph can help prevent and manage prolonged or obstructed labour and serious complications, including ruptured uterus, obstetric fistula, and stillbirth.

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Study time: 16 mins 16 mins

Administration of Parenteral Antibiotics

Video from Medical Aid Films

Infection during pregnancy and particularly following delivery is a significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Therefore the availability and correct administration of parenteral antibiotics is extremely important. The film will demonstrates good practice of administration of the antibiotics for ...

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Study time: 11 mins 11 mins

Management of PPH - No Resource Setting

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film is aimed at training Traditional Birth Attendants and community health workers in the management of PPH when delivery is not in a health centre and the nearest referral centre and access to skilled care is more than 3 ...

Global Africa English
Study time: 8 mins 8 mins