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New video on breastfeeding- and -mobile application to dispel sexual and reproductive myths

Global Health Media Project has produced a new set of videos designed to help breastfeeding mothers. Nine new videos—narrated in English, French, Spanish, and (soon) Swahili—will help mothers by providing practical information on “how to” skills and problem management. View on-line or … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an African librarian – video

Nasra Gathoni, former President of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is featured on this video on Youtube and in the Research4Life Newsflash. She is one of the “Unsung Heroes” in African librarianship and works at … Continue reading

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Information for African communities in African languages

Do take a moment to look at Tutorials for Africa. These were created by the National Library of Medicine in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine at Makerere University, Uganda. The tutorials in both electronic and hard copy formats are … Continue reading

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Animated cartoons: using mobile phones for health [and farming] messages

Scientific Animations Without Borders, University of Illinois, USA has already produced one such example on the prevention of cholera and others on topics for rural farmers. The narrations could be translated into local languages and thus could reach low-literacy communities. … Continue reading

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