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  1. ‘Why I’m helping protect pregnant women from malaria in Sierra Leone’

    Eastina Massaquoi

    Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    ‘Why I’m helping protect pregnant women from malaria in 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.

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  2. A novel approach to maternal health in Nigeria

    Akile Gojo

    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.

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  3. Prevention is better than cure

    Betty Duku

    Producer, Our Tukul

    Prevention is better than cure

    How local and national radio is supporting work to prevent cholera in South Sudan.

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  4. 'How to' films help refugees eat more healthily

    Maurice Aaek

    Senior Trainer and Content Manager, BBC Media Action

    'How to' films help refugees eat more healthily

    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.

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  5. A tribute to Om Prakash Puri

    Devika Bahl

    BBC Media Action, India

    A tribute to Om Prakash Puri

    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.

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  6. Kakalliya: The rapping granny

    Chibuike Utaka

    Head of Factual, BBC Media Action Nigeria

    Kakalliya: The rapping granny

    Granny-power hits the airwaves to help improve the health of mothers and babies in northern Nigeria.

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  7. Somalia: one of the toughest places to give birth in the world

    Mohammed A. Gaas

    Deputy Country Director, Somalia

    Somalia: one of the toughest places to give birth in the world

    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.

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  8. Coming out about indoor pollution in Ethiopia

    Andrey Vladov

    Executive Editor

    Coming out about indoor pollution in Ethiopia

    A new radio drama is helping improve people’s health in Ethiopia by drawing attention to the harmful effects of traditional ways of cooking, heating and lighting homes.

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  9. The jewel of Afghanistan

    Sam Waterton

    Digital Editor, BBC Media Action

    The jewel of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan is one of the few places in the world where polio still exists. Can a humble radio show help end polio for good?

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  10. I have 140 friends, and I speak to them nearly every day

    Caroline Chukwura

    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.

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