1. 17-07-2017 For 20 years, an area in eastern India was the site of a mysterious, sudden-onset, neurological illness that affected apparently healthy young children, resulting in seizures, comas and (in 40 percent of cases) death. This pattern occurred starting in mid-May, and ended in July with the arrival...
  2. 17-07-2017 Leaves of tropical crops like chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) and cassava (Manihot esculenta) contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide or prussic acid) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can...
  3. This animation describes ways to effectively manage active TB. Effective TB management begins with preventing its spread. TB management also involves detecting, diagnosing, and treating the condition. If TB is detected, you will want to be placed on a TB antibiotic treatment plan. This involves...
  4. 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...
  5. Ebola is a deadly disease caused by the Ebola virus. It has had a terrible impact on the people of Liberia and other African countries.We can stop Ebola from spreading by working together. Early treatment can also greatly increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on the...
  6. Saratani ya mapafu ni ugonjwa unaoweza kushughulikiwa, iwapo utajulikana mapema na pia iwapo kutakuwepo na matibabu yanayofaa.Uhuishaji huu utaangazia njia za kuzuia saratani ya mapafu, na njia za kugundua ugonjwa huu mapema. Iwapo unadhani upo kwenye hatari ya kuwa na saratani ya mapafu, kuna...
  7. Tuberculosis is a common infection and contagious disease caused by a bacterium that usually lodges in the lungs. This video gives general information about this disease and provide an important message: TB is treatable and curable. The video also illustrates some significant preventative...
  8. Hip Dysplasia is a problem from birth where the hip joint has not formed properly. The hip is either dislocated (where the ball of the hip is not sitting in the socket) or it can easily slide out of the socket. This animation explains how you can spot hip dysplasia in infants and children, and...
  9. 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....
  10. 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,...