1. Fighting the Ebola Outbreak, Street by Street


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    Some ambulance workers in Monrovia have been infected with Ebola, while others have been attacked for not getting to patients in time. A week on the road as Liberia’s capital dips deeper into crisis. Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1F4iIuW Click here to follow us: vimeo.com/newyorktimes Watch more videos at: nytimes.com/video Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/nytvideo

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    • Beacon Food Forest


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      InterChange Media in collaboration with the Beacon Food Forest created this video that will be shown at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20 June 20-22. The Beacon Hill neighborhood in Seattle, Washington is building an urban food forest on 7 acres of public land. Located in one of the most diverse zip codes in the United States, their neighborhood community has come together to grow their own food to rehabilitate the local ecosystem, improve public health and educate about the climate impact of food production. The project will break ground in July 2012. Music composed by Erica Hilario. Special thanks to Glenn Herlihy one of the co-founders who spent a lot of time helping us create the video. Thanks also to Jacqueline Cramer, Giovanni Dellino, Barbara Jefferson, Margaret Harrison and to everyone involved with the project. Donations can be made to the Beacon Food Forest at: beaconfoodforest.org Website: interchangemedia.com Facebook: facebook.com/interchangemedia

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      • Crowded Healing


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        Manila is one of the most densely populated spots on earth. Shortcomings in housing and land use planning combined with a high fertility rate have left Manila in a state where the city literally appears to be bursting at the seams. Makati City’s South Cemetery was home to dozens of families until, following a recent crime series, authorities evicted the entire living population of the cemetery. Only some of them have found shelter in nearby buildings. How do they adapt to the life “outside”, as the cemetery dwellers refer to the world beyond the graveyard’s walls? Adrian, 11, has been living in the South Cemetery for the past two years and is trying to make a living for him and his father in the streets of Makati. Without his mother and school education, Adrian needs to grow up fast. Struck by the same fate are Julie and Primo and their three children, former cemetery-dwellers who make a modest living as parking assistants at a local churchyard. Basically living on the streets, they face a constant struggle of keeping their young family intact and healthy. Health is a consistent problem among the urban poor in the overpopulated areas. In overpopulation hotspots such as Baseco or Tondo, the urban poor flock to faith healers to help them with their ailments and even births as they cannot afford the treatment in the metropolis’ hospitals. Taking the viewer from the business district Makati to Manila’s suburbs Tondo and Baseco, the film concludes by portraying two faith healers and their patients. The residents of these areas see faith healers more as general practitioners, rather than visiting them for their ascribed mystical powers. This is largely because free health care is almost impossible to come by, and faith healers, as opposed to hospitals, work on the basis of voluntary donations.

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        • Sleep Deprivation in College Students


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          Sleep deprivation in college students is a major public health issue. In this video, we - Connor Gibbs, Sami Kennedy, and Natalie Mulkey - investigate its causes, effects, and what public health initiatives can make an impact. For Dr. Victoria Evans's Introduction to Public Health course at Hendrix College, Fall 2014

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          • American Public Health Association: Environment • Health • You


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            How did we get here, where are we going? This short film presents a historical overview of public and environmental health in the United States over the past century. It's a complex story of the interconnections between air, water, soil, food production and distribution, chemicals, population, climate change, national, state and local policy, and communities taking their health into their own hands. Learn about the success and challenges, regulations and radical changes this country has seen in the past century. Co-Produced by Deborah Fryer and Jill Litt Written, Edited, and Directed by Deborah Fryer

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            • Law Enforcement Efforts to Prevent Overdose Deaths in North Carolina and Georgia


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              From 2010 to 2013, US heroin-related overdose deaths tripled. During that same time in North Carolina, they rose by over 480%. The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition partners with law enforcement officers in the South to advocate for policies that prevent overdose and the transmission of disease. This video was made to document the efforts of law enforcement officers across North Carolina and Georgia to prevent overdose deaths.

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              • Gas Rush Stories, part 11: An Accidental Fractivist


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                This Gas Rush Stories chapter follows Dana Dolney, a cancer survivor turned into a fractivist, on her mission to protect people from the risks related to gas drilling. Dana Dolney visits Woodlands, a community north of Pittsburgh, where several families lost their water supply after drilling activities began in the area. - This is not just a drilling problem, this is a democracy problem, she says. More info on Gas Rush Stories: www.gasrushstories.com

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                • Art of Crossing Cultures - by Bob McGurty, DMin


                  from Institute for Internatl Medicine / Added

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                  Bob McGurty taught cross-cultural skills for the United States Embassy in Bangladesh, where he lived for fifteen years. Dr. Bob is a survivor of the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2005, and here draws from his wealth of experience to explore the art of crossing cultures at the 2008 Exploring Medical Missions Conference.

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                  • Gas Rush Stories, part 1: Impacted Citizens


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                    Gas Rush Stories is a series of short documentaries on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania. In the first chapter of Gas Rush Stories the citizens of Allegheny county express their view on Marcellus shale gas drilling. MORE INFO ON GAS RUSH STORIES: www.gasrushstories.com Music: Timbeleza, www.facebook.com/timbeleza

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                    • How to design properly


                      from Vimal Patel / Added

                      Music: The Oyster Quiz, by: http://www.paniq.cc

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