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  1. Key Resource Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 The cyclical relationship between agricultural development and human health can hinder or drive economic development. In this presentation, Dr. Hanson will explore the impacts of poor health on agricultural productivity and yield;...  
  2. This animation describes the interactions between tuberculosis (or TB), the human immunodeficiency virus (or HIV), and your immune system. Becoming infected with TB if you are living with HIV can change the diagnosis and treatment for TB. Having TB and HIV together complicates the detection,...  
  3. This animation was created in collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Health, Nigeria CDC, and the UN Communications Team in Nigeria. This animation dispels common myths about Coronavirus and COVID-19. Stay informed, know the facts, do not share false information - together we can spread the...  
  4. Tuberculosis (or TB) is a disease that mainly infects the lungs. Symptoms of active TB disease include a chronic bad cough, pain in the chest, or coughing up blood. However, some people who are infected with TB carry the bacteria but do not show these symptoms. They will appear perfectly healthy....  
  5. Cholera is an intestinal infection caused by bacteria known asVibrio cholerae. The main symptoms of this disease are diarrhea and vomiting. Transmission of cholera primarily occurs by consumption of contaminated food or drinking water. In the video, which can be used on smart phones, we describe...  
  6. Clubfoot is a congenital deformity that involves one foot or both. The affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Clubfoot is treatable through the Ponseti Method. In the following animation the Ponseti Method is explained in a way to help parents understand the process....  
  7. Dengue is a disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to people through the bite of a mosquito. This 3 minutes and 24 second animation describes Dengue transmission, infection and the different symptoms associated with this disease. Also, the animation gives additional information about the...  
  8. Colorectal cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably, ultimately forming a malignant tumor. Early stage colorectal cancer has no symptoms, but it is the best stage to discover this disease. It is highly curable when discovered early. Screening can...  
  9. Ebola is a life threatening disease caused by the Ebola virus. There is currently no cure or vaccine. Although the disease is dangerous and can kill in a short time, we can stop Ebola from spreading. Early treatment can also increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on...  
  10. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAnophelesmosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest...