Tagged with: health
Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone
On World Malaria Day, hear from Eastina Massaquoi, the presenter of radio programme Tawa Fo Welbodi (which means “Determined for Health”). By applying what we learned during the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis, the programme aims to beat malaria in Sierra Leone.
Producer Trainer for BBC Media Action in Nigeria
In states across northeast Nigeria, audiences are switching on their radios, turning up the volume, and learning about improving mother and child health by listening to… a novel.
Senior Trainer and Content Manager, BBC Media Action
Refugees, nutritionists and film-makers created a series of short ‘how to’ films to help Syrians living in tough conditions in Lebanon pull together quick, simple, affordable and healthy meals for their families.
BBC Media Action, India
Veteran Indian actor, Om Puri, who passed away last week, fronted our HIV and AIDS drama series, Jasoos Vijay – helping make it one of India’s most watched TV shows of its time. Devika Bahl, creative director for the series shares fond memories of an exceptional man.
Head of Factual, BBC Media Action Nigeria
Granny-power hits the airwaves to help improve the health of mothers and babies in northern Nigeria.
Mohammed A. Gaas
Deputy Country Director, Somalia
A tribute to Amran Mahad, lead actress in Maalmo Dhaama Maanta (A Better Life than Today), an interactive drama helping young people to talk about both the opportunities and the obstacles that they face in Somalia. She died 3 November 2016 following complications during childbirth.
Media Resource Officer, BBC Media Action, Nigeria.
A group of 140 volunteers provide valuable feedback about our radio programmes in Nigeria. Caroline Chukwura, who talks to them by text, phone and email, shares some of their stories.