Medical Aid Films

Medical Aid Films aims to save the lives of vulnerable women and children in developing countries by providing innovative training and education through film.

Website: http://medicalaidfilms.org/

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Safe Surgery Using the WHO Checklist

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A film using the WHO safe surgery checklist.

Africa Hausa
Study time: 13 mins 13 mins

Mr. Tembo Comes Clean! Hand Washing in Communities

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A film designed to teach the importance of hand washing in communities. 

Africa Hausa
Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Hand Washing at Hospitals

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A film in Hausa designed to teach the importance of hand washing in hospitals.

Africa Hausa
Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Diabetes in Pregnancy: Stories from Saint Lucia

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film is about gestational diabetes (diabetes that affects women during pregnancy). It tells the stories of two women and their pregnancies, looking at how diabetes affected them and their babies during pregnancy and how to reduce the risk of ...

Global Saint Lucia English Saint Lucian Creole
Study time: 20 mins 20 mins

Understanding Family Planning (short) - SE Asia

Video from Medical Aid Films

This is a film for teenagers and young adults, explaining the different methods of contraception available for family planning. This film is for use in community health education

Burma Cambodia Indonesia South East Asia Vietnam Burmese English Indonesian Khmer Vietnamese
Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Understanding warning signs in pregnancy (short) - SE Asia

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This film explains the key signs to look out for in pregnancy which may indicate that something is wrong and what to do if this happens and further care is needed. This film is for use in community health education

South East Asia Cambodia Burma Vietnam Indonesia English Khmer Burmese Vietnamese Indonesian
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Understanding Family Planning (short)

Video from Medical Aid Films

This is a film for teenagers and young adults, explaining the different methods of contraception available for family planning. This film is for use in community health education

Africa Global English French Portuguese Swahili
Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Understanding warning signs in pregnancy (short)

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film explains the key signs to look out for in pregnancy which may indicate that something is wrong and what to do if this happens and further care is needed. This film is for use in community health education.

Africa Global English French Portuguese Swahili
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Understanding healthy eating during pregnancy (short) - SE Asia

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This film explains how women can eat healthily during their pregnancy to ensure their own health and that of their child. This film is for use in community health education

South East Asia Cambodia Burma Vietnam Indonesia English Khmer Burmese Vietnamese Indonesian
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Steps to a Normal Delivery - SE Asia

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

South East Asia Cambodia Burma Vietnam Indonesia English Khmer Burmese Vietnamese Indonesian
Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Understanding healthy eating during pregnancy (short)

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film explains how women can eat healthily during their pregnancy to ensure their own health and that of their child. This film is for use in community health education

Africa Global English French Portuguese Swahili
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

How to use chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care

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This film explains how to provide care for a newborn baby and demonstrates how to effectively use the antiseptic, chlorhexidine, to provide safe umbilical cord care after birth as recommended by the World Health Organisation. This film is for use ...

Global Africa English French Swahili
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Obstructed Labour: An Introduction for Midwives

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This film explains what obstructed labour is, how it can be identified and managed. This film is for use in midwife training

Africa Global Nigeria English French Swahili Yoruba Hausa
Study time: 11 mins 11 mins

A Training Film for Fistula Nurses

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This film shows how to care for patients before and after surgery for obstetric fistula. It covers four key areas in pre and post-operative care: advocacy, detection, intervention and communication. This film is for use in nurse training

Global Africa English French Swahili
Study time: 10 mins 10 mins

Growing Up

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This film is about the physical and emotional changes that take place during puberty. It follows a peer educator in Kenya who works with young adults to share knowledge about sexual health. This film is for use in community health ...

Global Africa English French Swahili
Study time: 5 mins 5 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.

Africa Ethiopia Global Amharic English French Portuguese Swahili
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 ...

Africa Global Nigeria English French Swahili Yoruba Hausa
Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

Caesarean Section - Module 1 - Introduction and Preparation for Surgery

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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 ...

Global Africa Somalia English French Swahili Somali
Study time: 8 mins 8 mins

How to use the ultrasound probe

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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.

Africa Global Somalia English French Portuguese Somali Swahili
Study time: 13 mins 13 mins

Prevention and Management of PPH

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PPH, or excessive bleeding after delivery, accounts for a third of all maternal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, although it is widely preventable and treatable. This film reinforces how to both prevent and manage a PPH in the most common of ...

Africa Global Nigeria Somalia English French Hausa Portuguese Somali Yoruba
Study time: 22 mins 22 mins