1. Ghana - The Magic of Jazz for Peace!

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    This video captures some of the magic and excitement surrounding the Jazz for Peace Concert Series and their extraordinary work to support the worlds finest causes in this highly informative and musical interview. Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace finished the year 2012 with three amazing events in Tamilnadu, India; The Concert for Kilimanjaro in Nairobi, Kenya; and this one in Esiama, Ghana. Find out more about the music and the mission of Jazz for Peace and their acclaimed Empowerment Grant Program at www.jazzforpeace.org and stay tuned for more events in Africa, India, and around the world!

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    • Autism in Ghana 2012

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      Client: Douglas Benedict Photography for St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ Shot: Canon 5d @ 24fps, and GoPro Edited: Final Cut Pro Studio, After Effects This is a documentary about 4 women from the US who travel to Ghana, Africa, to educate their people about Autism. Ghana is about 20 years behind the U.S. when it comes to Autism Education.

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      • A closer look at e-Health and knowledge sharing to improve maternal health (1 of 2 videos)

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        Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 Sukums' presented on the level of baseline knowledge on computer usage and knowledge in parts of Tanzania and Ghana. While there were significant numbers of people that knew how to use computers, the study showed it would be necessary to give training and on-going instruction for future programs that involve computers. Freytsis' work with Maternal Concept Lab (MCL) showed how mHealth technologies can transform work in the rural communities, allowing for better data collection and the streamlining to aggregate data. Mitchell informed session participants on her work in Bangladesh with the Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI) which created an e-toolkit with eight low-literacy lessons directed at and for CHWs. The toolkits were not only for training, but for CHWs to bring to clients in the field. Shaikh's described work in India focused on e-learning in rural areas, which aimed to bring resources to both practitioners and clients via mobile and online resources. Moderator: Linda Bartlett, Johns Hopkins Health workers’ knowledge and attitudes towards computer applications in rural African health facilities Felix Sukums, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Sukums%20314.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/b_GMHC%202013%20Presentation%20-%20Felix%20Sukums%20-%2016012013%20-Twiga.pdf Quality improvement of midwifery care in resource-poor areas using mobile tools and standard terminologies Maria Freytsis, Maternal Concept Lab Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Freytsis%20357.pdf Presentation:https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_GMHC%20MCL%20Presentation_v4.pdf Improving maternal health in Bangladesh through innovative tools and technology Vanessa Mitchell, Johns Hopkins University Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Mitchell%20531.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_BKMI%20GMHC%20presentation%20FINAL2.pdf E-learning for knowledge and skill enhancement of local rural practitioners in quality maternal and child healthcare in resource-poor settings Zakirhusain Shaikh, Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Shaikh%201078.pdf Presentation:https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/d_Strengthening%20maternal%20healthcare%20through%20e-learning.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Wednesday, 16 January 2013

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        • Clinical issues in eclampsia (2 of 2 videos)

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          Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 Eclampsia conditions vary as do the ability to treat these conditions given the capabilities of the health system. In Mexico, Karver and Garcia investigated the barriers and misuse of magnesium sulfate for implementation by evidence-based guidelines. Adu-Bonsaffoh studied early and late onset of preeclampsia in Ghana concluding that there may be a difference in pathogenesis of the two types of preeclampsia. Bhasin described how pregnancy complications may be marker for future incidences of cardiovascular disease based on results from India. In Nigeria, Ogu shared results from a successful intervention that retrained clinicians on management of eclamplia, finding a reduction in case-fatality rate from 15.1% to 2.7%. Moderator: Kwame Adu-Bonsaffoh, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Treating patients with severe preeclampsia and eclampsia in Oaxaca, Mexico: Three complementary studies Tahilin Sanchez Karver, Population Council Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_MagSul%20Mexico%20Presentation%20(GMHC%202013)%2016-Jan-2013%20FINAL.pdf Endothelial dysfunction in early- and late-onset preeclampsia at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana Kwame Adu-Bonsaffoh, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Adu-Bonsaffoh%20438.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/b_Endothelial%20dysfunction%20in%20preecl%20GMHC%202013.pdf Understanding pregnancy complications and calculated cardiovascular risk in young mothers Prerna Bhasin, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, India Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Bhasin%20951.pdf Presentation:https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/d_Prerna%20Bhasin%20GMHC2013.pdf Outcome of an intervention to improve clinical management of eclampsia in tertiary hospitals in Nigeria Rosemary Ogu, University of Port Harcourt/ SOGON Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Ogu%201269.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_Eclampsia%20Powerpoint%20for%20GMHC%20OGU%20R.pdf Magnesium sulfate for treatment of severe preeclampsia and eclampsia: An avoidable gap in physician standard care in México Tahilin Sanchez Karver, Population Council Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Garcia%20225.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Wednesday, 16 January 2013

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          • Ato & Magdalyn [wedding Trailer]

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            • Engaging communities to improve maternal health (2 of 2 videos)

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              Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 Communities have an active and important role in maternal health outcomes. In Haiti, Sankar described a 5 year scale up of community intervention work in Petit-Goâve. Gebrekiristos used a Participatory Community Quality Improvement tool to assess community engagement in Ethiopia. In Pakistan, Noorani described the use of community midwives in rural areas where 1/3 of deliveries were attended to by skilled care. Okuga studied community quality improvement teams, brought to deliver maternal and newborn education and care to Eastern Uganda. In Ghana, Awoonor-Williams described an emergency transport and mobile technology program to assist emergencies. Byamukama studied the characteristics of women seeking ANC services in Uganda, finding that social support was a major factor in seeking care. Moderator: John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service Pwoje Konbit Sante Kominate: Public-private partnerships in community health systems strengthening for better maternal health outcomes in rural Haiti Girija Sankar, Global Health Action Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Sankar%20587.pdf Community engagement in improving access and quality of maternal and newborn health services in Ethiopia Tewabech Gebrekiristos, JSI Research and Training Institute Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Tewabech%20Gebrekiristos.pdf Training and support for the community midwifes to improve the availability of maternal and newborn health services in Chitral District of Pakistan Qayyum Ali Noorani, Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Noorani%20826.pdf Use of community quality improvement teams to improve maternal and newborn health care in rural Eastern Uganda Monica Okuga, Makerere University School of Public Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Okuga%20914.pdf Lessons learned from a community-engaged pilot for developing and testing emergency referral systems in an impoverished and remote district of northern Ghana John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Awoonor-Williams%201178.pdf The role played by social support in early attendance of antenatal care among pregnant women in Kabale District, south western Uganda Natukunda Peace Byamukama, Uganda Red Cross Society Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Peace%20Byamukama%20242.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Thursday, 17 January 2013

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              • Discovery Ghana Wycliffe

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                Wycliffe offers both domestic and international internships. More info http://www.wycliffenextgen.com/page/summer-internships-1

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                • Bottlenecks in the referral system: More than just transportation (1 of 2 videos)

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                  Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 Referral systems comprise of various moving components including quality of care, supply chain management and availability of services. In Tanzania, Mrisho described the capabilities of MCH clinics, concluding that comprehensive care must be available at certain levels for referral systems to function properly. Awoonor-Williams' program focused on the Upper East region of Ghana where pregnant women comprise 90% of all emergencies. A pilot program included emergency vehicles and mobile technology to reduce emergencies. Desai's work in Gujarat, India exhibited the importance of front line workers who encouraged referral systems by accompanying and providing case management for each client. In Nigeria, Theophilus described emergency transport schemes, which trained volunteer drivers on the danger signs of pregnancy and provided free transport for ANC and delivery services. Moderator: Adam Mrisho, Management and Development for Health Obstacles in referral systems for continuum care to HIV infected pregnant women in Temeke District, Dar es Salaam Adam Mrisho, Management and Development for Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Mrisho%20565.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/b_GMHC%202013%20Presentation-Dr%20Adam%20%20Mrisho.pdf The effect of audit on the quality of the referral process in the Upper East Region of Ghana John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Awoonor-Williams%201178.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_4%20GMHC%20Audit%20QoC%20Presentation%20Koku.pdf Improving referral systems for better maternal care in resource-poor settings in Gujarat, India Gayatri Desai, SEWA Rural Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Desai%20372.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_gayatri%20desai%2016%20wed.pdf Promoting emergency transport scheme in safe delivery service: A case study of Gombe State, Nigeria Ineala Theophilus, Society for Family Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Theophilus%20394.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_Maternal%20and%20Neonatal%20ETS%20JAO%20January%2014,%202013%20ORAL%20GMHC.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Wednesday, 16 January 2013

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                  • Bottlenecks in the referral system: More than just transportation (2 of 2 videos)

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                    Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 Referral systems comprise of various moving components including quality of care, supply chain management and availability of services. In Tanzania, Mrisho described the capabilities of MCH clinics, concluding that comprehensive care must be available at certain levels for referral systems to function properly. Awoonor-Williams' program focused on the Upper East region of Ghana where pregnant women comprise 90% of all emergencies. A pilot program included emergency vehicles and mobile technology to reduce emergencies. Desai's work in Gujarat, India exhibited the importance of front line workers who encouraged referral systems by accompanying and providing case management for each client. In Nigeria, Theophilus described emergency transport schemes, which trained volunteer drivers on the danger signs of pregnancy and provided free transport for ANC and delivery services. Moderator: Adam Mrisho, Management and Development for Health Obstacles in referral systems for continuum care to HIV infected pregnant women in Temeke District, Dar es Salaam Adam Mrisho, Management and Development for Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Mrisho%20565.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/b_GMHC%202013%20Presentation-Dr%20Adam%20%20Mrisho.pdf The effect of audit on the quality of the referral process in the Upper East Region of Ghana John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Awoonor-Williams%201178.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_4%20GMHC%20Audit%20QoC%20Presentation%20Koku.pdf Improving referral systems for better maternal care in resource-poor settings in Gujarat, India Gayatri Desai, SEWA Rural Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Desai%20372.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_gayatri%20desai%2016%20wed.pdf Promoting emergency transport scheme in safe delivery service: A case study of Gombe State, Nigeria Ineala Theophilus, Society for Family Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Theophilus%20394.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_Maternal%20and%20Neonatal%20ETS%20JAO%20January%2014,%202013%20ORAL%20GMHC.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Wednesday, 16 January 2013

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                    • GHANA AFRICAN CUP MATCH

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                      Ghanaian's watch crucial African Cup match. Shot in Accra, February 2013.

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