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Timing Births - Spacing Methods - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Timing Births - Spacing Methods - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode focuses on the importance of spacing between two children and family planning. It also discusses methods of family planning. Question: What are the benefits of family planning? Voice Over Answer: o The woman remains healthy and fit o Children remain healthy and she can give adequate care to each child o It helps in managing the financial condition of the family as well as the education needs and overall care for the children Suggested Audience: Husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Spacing mothod, family planning, mother and child, first child, counseling, education, family, condom, contraceptive pills, hospital, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1495 views, 346 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Timing Births - Perils of Early Pregnancy & Importance of Spacing - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Timing Births - Perils of Early Pregnancy & Importance of Spacing - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode depicts the perils of early pregnancy and need for spacing between two successive pregnancies. Question: Why is it important to have two years spacing between the successive pregnancies? Voice Over Answer: o A woman's body becomes weak after delivering a child and it takes a minimum of two years for her to recover o If the spacing between successive pregnancies is less than two years the child born may be weak and underweight o A mother can give complete care and protection to every child if she has two years spacing between their births Suggested Audience: Husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Early pregnancy, successive pregnancy, spacing, early child, weakness, recovery, underweight, life threat, care, protection, hospital, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1241 views, 323 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Timing Births - Early Marriage Means Early Pregnancy - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Timing Births - Early Marriage Means Early Pregnancy - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode establishes the link between early marriage and early child bearing along with its detrimental consequences on girls and women. The key message of the video is to marry girls once they attain the legal age of marriage 18 years. Question: What are the dangers of having a baby at a young age? Voice Over Answer: o Delivery may happen before the full term and the child may be underweight o Increased risk of miscarriage o There is a risk to young mother's life during the pregnancy and delivery Suggested Audience: Girls, boys, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Early marriage, early child, underweight, risk, miscarriage, pregnany, hospital, complications, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1148 views, 292 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Safe Motherhood - Physical Abuse - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Safe Motherhood - Physical Abuse - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode brings out the problem of physical abuse of women by their husbands during pregnancy. The video strongly advocates to stop violence against women. Question: What can be the consequences of raising hands/beating a pregnant woman? Voice Over Answer: o It can be risky for mother and child's life o It can damage the uterus o It results in psychological shock to the woman Question: What are the strict don'ts in pregnancy? Voice Over Answer: o Physical and sexual abuse o Making pregnant woman do heavy work at home and fields o Psychological abuse In cases of violence against pregnant women we should do following things: o If found, one should stop the violence immediately o To help the victimised woman one should take her for a medical checkup with the help of ANM and ASHA o One should spread awareness against domestic violence Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Physical and psychological abuse, violence, pregnancy, hospital, labour pain, domestic violence, complications, uterus, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1153 views, 324 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Safe Motherhood -  Institutional Delivery - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Safe Motherhood - Institutional Delivery - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode underscores the importance of institutional delivery. It also highlights the potential complications during the delivery through following questions and answers. Question: What are the potential difficulties for a pregnant woman during delivery? Voice Over Answer: o Excessive bleeding o Severe labour pain for longer than usual duration o Unhygienic atmosphere can increase the risk of infection and diseases for the pregnant woman Question: What are the benefits of giving birth to a child in hospital/health centre under the supervision of experts? Voice Over Answer: o Experts can identify the potential risks and complications and start the treatment immediately o They ensure that the pregnant woman does not contract any infection o They will observe five steps of universal precautions o If needed they can arrange blood for transfusion Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Institutional delivery, pregnany, hospital, labour pain, universal precautions, bleeding, complications, diseases, unhyigienic, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre, janani suraksha yojana, infection
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1354 views, 327 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Safe Motherhood - Complications - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Safe Motherhood - Complications - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobile episode discusses the various complications during the pregnancy. One should be very careful during pregnancy and rest well to avoid these complications. Question: What are the signs of complications during pregnancy? Voice Over Answer: o Vaginal bleeding o Swelling on face, hands or legs o Headache, dizziness or dim vision o Seizure o Anaemia o Not gaining weight Question: How should a pregnant woman take care of herself during pregnancy? Voice Over Answer: o Take adequate rest o Eat properly on time o She should go for ante-natal checkups four times during the pregnancy Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: ANC, pregnancy, jachha bachha card, anaemia, vaginal bleeding, complications, adequate rest, weight, checkup, hospital, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1189 views, 319 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Safe Motherhood - ANC - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Safe Motherhood - ANC - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode stressed upon the need for adequate Ante-natal Care for a pregnant woman. It answers following question on this theme. Question: Why is it important to have ante-natal checkups at least four times for a woman during her pregnancy? Voice Over Answer: o To confirm that pregnant woman doesn't have high blood pressure and is not anaemic o To ensure both mother and fetus are safe o Through ante-natal checkups pregnant woman remains in touch with ANM or ASHA Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: ANC, pregnany, womb, iron tablets, newborn, Immunization, check-up, hospital, ANM, ASHA, AWW, anaemia, sub-centre
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1258 views, 359 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Polio - Immunization - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Polio - Immunization - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode depicts importance of immunization for child upto the age of 5 years. The mobisode also explains the significance of 'Polio Ravivar' and why all parents should remember this day. Question: Where does one get Polio drops? Voice Over Answer: o It is available free of cost in government hospitals and health centres o Apart from usual days it is given on 'Polio Ravivar' day o Polio vaccination is a part of the immunization cycle executed by ANM and AWW Question: What are the important things to know about Polio drops? Voice Over Answer: o A child from the time of birth upto 5 years should be taken for polio vaccination whenever there is a polio vaccination programme in the village. o Even if the child is unwell Polio drop should be given o There are no side effects of Polio drops Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Newborn, Immunization, polio ravivar, free of cost, polio, polio drop, infection, child, prevention
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1238 views, 351 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Polio - How Polio Spreads - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Polio - How Polio Spreads - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode elaborates upon spread and prevention of Polio. It also highlights the importance of giving Polio drops to every child upto the age of five years. Following questions have been answered to enhance viewers' understanding on Polio. Question: How does polio spread? Voice Over Answer: o It spreads after coming in the contact with infected stool o Or through water which is infected by stool o The chances of Polio infection increase if hands are not washed with soap after using toilet Question: What can be done to save children from Polio? Voice Over Answer: o Safe disposal of faeces in toilet only o Take children for Polio vaccination upto the age of five years Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Newborn, faeces, polio, polio drop, water, infection, child, safe disposal, prevention
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1198 views, 325 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Newborn Care - Important Steps - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Newborn Care - Important Steps - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobile episode dwells upon the essentials of newborn care. Question: What are the important steps a mother should remember to follow immediately after the birth? Voice Over Answer: o Mother should keep the baby in skin to skin contact to keep it warm o Wrap the baby in a clean cloth and keep him/her next to the mother o Baby should be fed first milk (colostrum) within the first hour of birth o Baby should be breastfed exclusively for the first six months o Mother should wash hands with soap before handling the baby o Placenta should be kept clean and nothing should be apply on it Question: What are the signs when a newborn should be taken to a health worker? Voice Over Answer: o Baby is not able to breastfeed o Baby is cold or has fever He/she is not moving or moving only when touched Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Newborn, pregnant woman, delivery, nutrious food, exclusive breastfeeding, colostrum, cleanliness, hand washing, ANM, Anganwadi, ASHA, fever, skin to skin contact
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1270 views, 435 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Swachta Se Mahawari Ka Prabandhan - ’Pratiyogita’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Swachta Se Mahawari Ka Prabandhan - ’Pratiyogita’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode emphasises on managing personal hygiene during menstruation. Question: How can one take care of personal hygiene during menstruation? Voice Over Answer: o One should take bath daily o Use dry and clean cotton cloth as menstrual absorbent o Change the cloth at least three-four times a day o Wash the used cloth with soap and dry it in sunlight o Used cloth or pad should be burnt or disposed properly in a pit Question: What are the misconceptions about menstruation in the society? Voice Over Answer: o Food or water gets spoiled if touched by a girl during menstruation o Menstrual blood is dirty o Girls become sterile if they burn or destroy used cloth However, all these things are wrong and the right answer is that menstruation is a normal and natural process. Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Menstrual hygiene, bathing, clean cloth/pads, soap, adolescents, ANM, ASHA, AWW, personal hygiene
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1514 views, 284 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Samaaj Mein Kishoron Ki Bhoomika Ka Vistaar – ’Hero No. 1’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Samaaj Mein Kishoron Ki Bhoomika Ka Vistaar – ’Hero No. 1’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode shows how adolescent boys and men should contribute in their communities and what is it to be a real hero in question answer form. Question: Why men do not help women in household work? Voice Over Answer: o They think that household work is women's job o Sometimes men do not even know how to help women o Men also think that they will be ridiculed if they help women However, all these things are wrong and we need to change this thinking. Burdening girls with all the household work is wrong because girls have equal rights as boys. Question: How boys can support girls? Voice Over Answer: o By helping them in household work o By ensuring that they eat nutritious meal on time o Respect their privacy Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, men, boys, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Household work, equal rights, girls, boys, support, care
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1645 views, 246 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Mahawari Par Khulkar Charcha - ’Shayani Sudha’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Mahawari Par Khulkar Charcha - ’Shayani Sudha’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode emphasises the importance of having an open discussion on menstrual hygiene. Question: Why can't girls ask questions about menstruation? Voice Over Answer: o Talking about menstruation is indecent o They may get scolded on asking questions about it as they might not be able to understand it o They may feel ashamed of asking questions about it However, these things are wrong and the right answer is, menstruation is natural and it is important for girls to understand the physical changes they go through during puberty. Question: Why is it important to have an open discussion about menstruation? Voice Over Answer: o To understand the physical changes a girl's body go through during puberty o To understand the importance of maintaining hygiene in menstruation o Everyone in the family is responsible for household hygiene and taking care of girls' health Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Menstrual hygiene, open discussion, adolescents, ANM, ASHA, AWW, blood, physical changes, indecent, personal hygiene
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1453 views, 285 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Betiyon Ka Moolya - ’Baapu’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Betiyon Ka Moolya - ’Baapu’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode showcases how a father gives care and support to his daughter during her menstruation. It also dispels the myth that after the first menstruation girl becomes mature for all the household work. Question: What restrictions parents put on girls once they start menstruating? Voice Over Answer: o Girls are not allowed to go outside house o They are not permitted to talk to men o They are asked to take care of household work just like grown up women However all these things are wrong and the right answer is starting of menstruation does not mean that girls have become women. During menstrual period daughters need affection, support and courage. Question: What should a father do to take care of his growing daughter? Voice Over Answer: o Create a free environment in the house where girls can talk their heart out o Do not restrict girls to do anything during menstrual period o Construct a pakka toilet in the house o Give them nutritious food Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Menstrual period, affection, care, support, soap, adolescents, ANM, ASHA, AWW
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1671 views, 285 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Pehli Mahawari ki Taiyaari – ’Meri Saheli, Meri Maa’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Pehli Mahawari ki Taiyaari – ’Meri Saheli, Meri Maa’ - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode focuses on the management of first menstrual period of a girl. Question: Why don't mothers prepare their daughters for first menstrual period well in advance? Voice Over Answer: o Feeling ashamed about how to explain about it to them o If the period has to come then what is the point of telling them in advance o By telling them beforehand they might get frightened However, all this is wrong. The mothers should inform their daughters about menstruation in advance so that they don't get frightened and are well prepared. Question: How mothers can prepare their daughters for first menstruation/period? Voice Over Answer: o Talk to the daughters and make them understand what is menstruation before their first period o Make them understand that it is natural o Encourage them to ask questions o For more information take them to ANM, AWW or ASHA Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Menstruation, menstrual hygiene, shame, adolescents, ASHA, ANM, AWW
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1691 views, 290 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Malaria - Treatment - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Malaria - Treatment - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode discusses the symptoms and mode of treatment of malaria. It also elaborates upon dietary recommendations and restrictions in malaria. Question: What are the symptoms of malaria? Voice Over Answer: o High and fluctuating fever o Chills with joint pain o Headache and stomach ache o Vomiting Question: What should be done if a person is diagnosed with malaria? Voice Over Answer: o Start the treatment as soon as possible o Complete the full course of medicine even if the malaria symptoms are alleviated o Give liquid diet to the patient to overcome dehydration o Give light and healthy food to the patient to avoid malnutrition Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, children, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Treatment, fever, vomiting, symptoms, blood test, mosquito breeding, stagnant water, mosquitoes, malaria, ANM, Anganwadi, prevention, mosquito nets
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1183 views, 363 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Malaria - Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Malaria - Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode focuses on prevention of malaria. Stagnant water can become a breeding ground for the mosquitoes that transmit malaria. The video demonstrates the ways to prevent spread malaria through a set of questions and answers. Question: How can we prevent malaria? Voice Over Answer: o Don't let the water stagnate inside the house and in the surroundings o Cover the clean water pots and tanks o Indoor residual spray (IRS) with insecticides inside the house o Sleep inside insecticide treated mosquito nets o Wear full sleeve clothes Question: What are the dangers of malaria to a pregnant woman? Voice Over Answer: o Malaria can lead to anaemia in mothers o The child delivered may be underweight o Malaria can also increase the risk of miscarriage o It can be dangerous for mother's life Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, children, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Mosquito breeding, stagnant water, mosquitoes, malaria, ANM, Anganwadi, prevention, mosquito nets,
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1041 views, 310 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Timely Immunization in the First Year - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Timely Immunization in the First Year - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: In this mobisode, Ammaji narrates the story of Roshni and her friends. Roshni creates awareness among her friends about the importance of timely immunization of child in the first year after birth. Question: What should the parents do if a child misses a vaccination during his/her immunization cycle? Voice Over Answer: o There is no need to do anything However, this is wrong and the right answer is that cycle should be started as soon as possible. Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Measles, immunization card, immunization cycle, ANM, Anganwadi, newborn, infection, fever, fetus
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1098 views, 320 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Preganancy and Tetanus - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Preganancy and Tetanus - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobile episode highlights the importance of tetanus vaccine for pregnant women and how it protects mother and baby from life threatening diseases. It also emphasises the importance of institutional delivery and its benefits. Question: What all one should know about tetanus? Voice Over Answer: o It is difficult to treat o If the mother is immunized against tetanus, fetus also gets the protection o Delivery should only be in hospital or health centre Question: Why tetanus injection is important for a pregnant woman? Voice Over Answer: o There is a risk of pregnant woman contracting infection through tetanus bacteria during delivery o Tetanus vaccination protects both pregnant woman and her fetus Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: Pregnancy, tetanus injection, hospital, delivery, diseases, ANM, Anganwadi, newborn, infection, fever, fetus
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1132 views, 308 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Immunization - Availibility - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Immunization - Availibility - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode emphasises the importance of timely vaccination to a child immediately after birth. Question: Which key facts should we know about the vaccination? Voice Over Answer: o Vaccination is available for free of cost o A child should be vaccinated even if he/she has fever o Vaccination facility is available in all anganwadis or sub-centre Question: How can we ensure complete vaccination of the child? Voice Over Answer: o Delivery should be in a hospital or health centre o Vaccinate the child as per the immunization schedule/card o Carry immunization card even during travel also as it is valid in the entire country Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: ANM, Anganwadi, fever, newborn, vaccination, sub-health centre, immunization card, polio, ORS
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1243 views, 308 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
How Immunization Protects – Special Reference to Measles - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

How Immunization Protects – Special Reference to Measles - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: Importance of immunization with special reference to measles is the central theme of this mobisode. Following important questions have been addressed in the mobisode. Question: What are the risks of not getting a child immunized? Voice Over Answer: o Child can get deadly diseases o It can affect the growth and health of the child o Without the protection of immunization, childhood diseases may lead to death of the child Question: What are the benefits of immunization? Voice Over Answer: o It gives lifelong protection to child o Child is secured from diseases and illnesses o Child stays healthy Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
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Tags: ANM, Anganwadi, fever, newborn, measles, immunization, polio drops, Hepatitis-B
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1334 views, 354 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
HIV - Testing & Counseling - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

HIV - Testing & Counseling - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode emphasise the need of testing and counseling. It also addresses an important question on HIV testing. Question: Why is it important to get tested if HIV is suspected? Voice Over Answer: o Treatment can be started on time and the person can be provided correct counseling o ICTC counselor can counsel HIV infected person on how he/she can lead life normally o To prevent spread of HIV infection to others Suggested Audience: PLWHA, care givers, ASHA, ANM, and community members.
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Tags: Testing, counseling, testing, hospital, doctor, blood transmission, ICTC counselor, HIV, infection, treatment
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1100 views, 297 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
HIV - Stigma and PLWHA - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

HIV - Stigma and PLWHA - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode highlights the stigma and discrimination faced by the people living with HIV/AIDS in society. It explains how these people are ignored and excluded in the society. The mobisode addresses following question on this issue. Question: How can we support people living with HIV? Voice Over Answer: o Discuss about HIV transmission openly and spread correct information on the same among everyone o Support people living with HIV to live their life to the fullest o Support people living with HIV to fight against discrimination and help them get their rights o If one comes across instances of discrimination against people living with HIV in the society then he/she should give correct information on HIV to the perpetrators Suggested Audience: PLWHA, care givers, ASHA, ANM, and community members.
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Tags: Stigma, discrimination, PLWHA, ANM, panchayat, rights, HIV test, infection
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1154 views, 314 downloads
Mobisode Language: 
HIV -  Prevention & Reduction - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

HIV - Prevention & Reduction - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode focuses on prevention and reduction of HIV. The village health worker creates awareness among village women on safe sex, being faithful to one's partner, talking to him/her openly on use of condom and family planning. Question: How can we prevent HIV? Voice Over Answer: o Youth should not rush into sexual intercourse o Husband and wife should be faithful to each other o Always use condom while having sex Suggested Audience: Husband/wife, mothers, fathers, care givers, ASHA, ANM, and community members.
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Tags: HIV, infection, safe sex, ASHA, ANM, condoms, youth, husband, wife, risk, prevention
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1131 views, 287 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
HIV - PPTCT - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

HIV - PPTCT - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The focal area of the mobisode is Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT). It also brings out the importance of timely HIV testing for every pregnant woman. Question: Why is it important for pregnant women to get tested for HIV at the earliest? Voice Over Answer: o To provide special care to mother and child if required o To prevent and minimise mother-to-child infection Question: What information is provided in ICTC to a pregnant woman during the HIV test? Voice Over Answer: o Complete and correct information on HIV infection o Complete and correct information on how to take care of oneself and soon to be born baby is provided to the mother o Information on medicines and prevention to minimise the risk of HIV infection in the newborn o Information on family planning Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mothers, fathers, care givers, ASHA, ANM, and community members.
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Tags: ANC, Tetnus, ANM, pregnancy, PPTCT, HIV test, infection,
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1168 views, 283 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
HIV - Modes of HIV Transmission - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

HIV - Modes of HIV Transmission - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobile episode dwells upon modes of HIV transmission. It also dispels the myths and misconception about HIV/AIDS in the community. The voice over explains four modes of HIV transmission: o Having unprotected sex with someone who is HIV infected o Sharing needles, syringes with HIV infected person o Blood transfusion from a HIV infected person o Pregnant mothers infected with HIV can pass on the virus to their babies Question: How does HIV infection spread and why is it important for everyone to have correct information about the infection and its transmission? Voice Over Answer: o Anybody can get HIV infection o Through correct information a person can protect himself/herself and his/her family o Correct information can help in preventing spread of HIV infection o Providing correct information to HIV infected people and dispelling their myths can help them live respectfully in the society Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, care givers, ASHA, ANM, and community members.
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Tags: Newborn, infection, HIV, AIDS, pregnant woman, myths and misconception, unprotected sex, needle, syringe, blood transfusion, virus, awareness
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
761 views, 439 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Disaster and Preparedness - Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Disaster and Preparedness - Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobisode starts with Ammaji narrating a story to children on how Rajpura villagers joined hands to deal with floods. Question: What should we do in an emergency or a disaster? Voice Over Answer: o Take people to a safe place immediately o With the help of government officers try to find missing people and protect them o Keep first-aid kit ready beforehand o Provide special care to pregnant women and children o Organise for food, drinking water and toilet facility in advance Question: What all should we carry in an emergency or a disaster before leaving the house? Voice Over Answer: o Torch and battery o Candle and match box o Radio o Drinking water o Food which can be eaten without cooking o First-aid kit o A thick rope can be very useful in many ways o Chlorine tablets to clean the water Suggested Audience: Villagers, care givers, ASHA, Anganwadi, community members and Gram Panchayat
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Tags: Disaster, emergency situation, flood, drinking water, preparedness, casualities, panchayat, first-aid kit, nurse
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
822 views, 256 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Disaster and Preparedness - Preparedness - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Disaster and Preparedness - Preparedness - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: This mobisode highlights the importance of community preparedness in emergencies and disasters such as flood, earthquake etc. in advance. The mobisode addresses following key questions on disaster preparedness. Question: Why should we be prepared for an emergency or disasters? Voice Over Answer: o Preparing in advance can save lives o We can minimise personal losses and avoid panic situation. o Also, preparing in advance can reduce casualties and loss of lives Question: How can we prepare ourselves to face any emergency or disaster? Voice Over Answer: o Discuss within the family and distribute roles and responsibilities of each member o Organise a practice session/mock drill in the village on disaster management through panchayat's help o Devise strategies for raising alarm in village during a disaster o Identify the routes to reach to safe places beforehand Suggested Audience: Villagers, care givers, ASHA, Anganwadi, community members and Gram Panchayat
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Tags: Disaster, emergency situation, flood, earthquake, lives, preparedness, casualities, panchayat, practice session
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1016 views, 201 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Diarrhea -  Home based management - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Diarrhea - Home based management - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: In this mobile episode ASHA and anganwadi worker create awareness among villagers through a game of 'fill in the blanks'. They also talk about how important it is to keep the surroundings clean for diarrhea prevention. In the end a question on prevention of diarrhea has been answered by the voice over. Question: How can we prevent diarrhea? Voice Over Answer: o Always use safe drinking water o Exclusive breastfeeding of child below 6 months o Wash hands properly with soap o Always take fresh and hygienic food o Use toilet and ensure safe disposal of child faeces Suggested Audience: Parents, care givers, ASHA, Anganwadi and community members.
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Tags: Diarrhea, toilet, handwashing, soap, safe drinking water, surroundings, cleanliness, exclusive breastfeeding, ORS, Zinc
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1028 views, 255 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Diarrhea - Causes & Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Diarrhea - Causes & Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode discusses the symptoms, effects and management of diarrhea through the following questions: Question: What are the consequences of diarrhea if it is not treated on time? Voice Over Answer: o If the child is not given ORS and Zinc tablet on time it may cause dehydration which can be life-threatening o During diarrhea reducing food and water intake of child can lead to malnutrition o If the treatment at home is not started on time by giving the child ORS and Zinc tablet, eventually, he/she will have to be hospitalised Question: What should we do if the child has diarrhea? Voice Over Answer: o Give ORS solution to the child till the time he/she has diarrhea and also give Zinc tablet to the child for 14 days. o Keep breastfeeding the child below the age of 6 months and increase the frequency of breastfeeding o Keep giving food to a child above the age of 6 months along with breastfeeding Suggested Audience: Parents, care givers, ASHA, Anganwadi and community members.
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Tags: Diarrhea, ORS, Zinc, breastfeeding, food, child, prevention
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
848 views, 232 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Protecting Children From Trafficking - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Protecting Children From Trafficking - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: Champa's parents were sending her with a relative to a city to work and earn money. The Child Protection Committee Members and Ammaji counselled and convinced the parents to keep Champa with them for her adequate care and protection. This mobile episode addresses following questions on child trafficking. Question: What are the dangers of sending children away from home? Voice Over Answer: o There is a fear of children being exposed to violence and exploitation o Fear of child trafficking o Children may lose their family forever Question: What all should we do to keep our children safe? Voice Over Answer: o Children must stay with parents only o Child Protection Committees and School Management Committees should collaborate with community members to keep a track of village children o Parents should not be influenced by people who try to take away children by showing dreams of a better future. Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, care givers, children and community members.
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Tags: Childhood, trafficking, child labour, care and protection child proetction committee, school management committee
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
852 views, 257 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Girl Child Protection - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Girl Child Protection - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: Depicting a heart touching story of a girl named Surbhi, the mobile episode raises questions on what are the rights of a girl child. Question: What is the meaning of childhood? Voice Over Answer: o Childhood means going to school and playing with friends o Growing up in a safe and caring environment o And growing up in the security and supervision of parents Question: How can we help the girl child in their childhood? Voice Over Answer: o Send them to school daily o Talk to them and pay attention to their needs o Girls and boys should be given equal rights Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, care givers, children and community members.
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Tags: Childhood, girl child, school, caring and proetctive environment, rights and equal opportunities
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
877 views, 364 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Child Protection Committee - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Child Protection Committee - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: Children are exposed to multiple vulnerabilities and risks in rural communities. These include child labour, child marriage and human trafficking. The video shows that it is a collective responsibility of parents, community members and panchayat to protect children from these risks. To accomplish this, every village must constitute a child protection committee with representation of parents and children. In this mobile episode role of Child Protection Committees has been explained through following questions and answers. Question: What are the responsibilities of child protection committee? Voice Over Answer: o The committee should ensure care and protection of children at the family and society level o Monitor children in school and society o Initiate active discussion and work on children's issues Suggested Audience: Parents, care givers, children, panchayat and community members.
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Tags: Child rights, child protection committee, panchayat, abuse, child marriage, child labour, trafficking, school, parents, children, society
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
820 views, 347 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Child Marriage - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Child Marriage - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Synopses: The mobile episode answers following questions on child marriage and its negative consequences. Question: Due to which societal pressures parents marry their daughters at a young age? Voice Over Answer: o Fear of Pointing fingers at a girl's character o More the age of a girl more dowry o Fear of a girl remaining unmarried in village/society o It is better to fulfil the responsibility of a girl's marriage as soon as possible but this is wrong. The parents must not come under any pressure and marry girls before the age of 18 years and boys before the age of 21 years as it is an illegal offence Question: What can we do to put an end to child marriage? Voice Over Answer: o We need to understand that child marriage ruins the life of children o We must agree that we will not marry our children before the legal age o The village community should take a pledge to put an end to child marriage Suggested Audience: Parents, care givers, children, panchayat and community members.
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Tags: Childhood, legal age, child rights, child marriage, pledge, parents, children, society
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1311 views, 308 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Child Labour in Agriculture - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Child Labour in Agriculture - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

In villages, many children work with their families in agricultural fields. They miss school and lag behind in studies. This mobile episode addresses following questions on agricultural child labour. Question: Why do parents give more importance to work than education sometimes? Voice Over Answer: • Children's help in fields supplements household income. • Working in field doesn't harm children at all. • What is the use of education if they have to do this only as adults. However, all this is wrong and the right answer is children deserve to be in school not in fields. Question: What can we do so that children don't work in fields? Voice Over Answer: • Send children to school daily. • The child protection committees and school management committees should keep a check on children's school attendance. • Motivate everyone to send their children to school and not to work in fields. Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, care givers, children and community members.
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Tags: Childhood, trafficking, child labour, agriculture, fileds, tools, insecticide, chemicals, drop out, school, child proetction committee, school management committee
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1075 views, 279 downloads
Film Language: Hindi
Early development – from birth to 3 years - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Early development – from birth to 3 years - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: Parents and caregivers can help child to learn, grow and develop by interacting with them frequently. This mobile episode educates mother and caregivers about the importance of interactivity between mother and her baby. The playful interactive activities between mother and baby helps baby to develop physically, mentally and emotionally. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Women, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Formal learning & playing, Play and explore
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1722 views, 343 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Formal learning & playing - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Formal learning & playing - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: Start of schooling is a critical stage in a child's cognitive and inclusive development process. Children should start their schooling at age 6. The video motivates parents, teachers and community members to encourage and support children to attend school. At school, children can develop life skills which is helpful for the optimal physical and mental development of children. Suggest Audience: Men, Women, Parents, Teachers and Caregivers
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Tags: Formal learning & playing, Play and explore
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1074 views, 254 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Safe disposal of Child excreta- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Safe disposal of Child excreta- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode educates community members about healthy sanitation habits and proper disposal management of child faeces. The video motivates mothers and caregivers to dispose child faeces in the toilet only. Safe disposal of child’s faeces is as essential as that of adults’ faeces. Lack of management of child faeces becomes the vector for life threatening diseases. The video motivates community to build and use toilet and end open defecation. Suggest Audience: Men, Women, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Safe disposal of Child excreta, Toilet use, Diarrhoea, Steps of Handwashing
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1323 views, 322 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Handwashing with soap - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Handwashing with soap - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode educates community members about importance of life saving practice- handwashing with soap at critical times. Hand washing with soap at critical times is the simplest, low cost and high impact intervention to prevent infections. The video informs about proper handwashing technique and critical times of handwashing with soap. Handwashing with soap at critical times • After defecation • Before preparing food • Before eating • Before feeding a child • After disposing child’s excreta • After disposing cattle’s excreta Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Handwashing with soap at critical times, Diarrhoea, Steps of Handwashing
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1314 views, 316 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Menstrual Hygiene- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Menstrual Hygiene- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode aims to aware adolescent girls, mothers and caregivers about importance of hygienic practices during menstruation. Absence of hygienic practices during menstruation can result in adolescent girls getting fungal infections. Repeated infections lead to serious reproductive tract infections and can cause infertility in the long run. This video also communicates essential steps and practices to ensure better hygiene during menstruation. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Menstrual Hygiene, Hygienic practices, Clean and dry cloth or sanitary napkins, Separate toilets for girls at schools
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1262 views, 383 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Growth Monitoring - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Growth Monitoring - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode motivates mothers and caregivers to weigh their child every month at the nearest Anganwadi centre. The interactive video educates community about the growth chart and relation between weight of child and its age. The video urges caregivers to pay attention towards growth monitoring of child and ensure that the Anganwadi health worker plots the weight on the growth chart in front of them and explains what it means for the child Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Growth monitoring at Anganwadi centre, Weighing of child, Growth in height
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1193 views, 271 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Proper Nutrition for mental development- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Proper Nutrition for mental development- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode aims to inform mothers and caregivers about optimum amount of nutritious diet in the first two years of child’s life. This is essential for optimal physical and mental development. The video also educates community about exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding and interactive feeding. Feeding breast milk alone to the baby after 6 months will not be sufficient to meet the nutritional needs and growth of the baby. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Good nutrition in first 2 years of child's life, Frequency of feeding, Optimal physical and mental development of children
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1069 views, 293 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Vitamin A - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Vitamin A - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode informs caregivers about importance of vitamin A rich diet, that helps prevent diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia amongst children. When a child reaches to its 9 months, he/she should receive vitamin A supplement (syrup) once every six months till he/she becomes 5 years old. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Vitamin A, When and Why Vitamin A is Important, Diarrhoea and Pneumonia
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1119 views, 347 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Iron & Anemia- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Iron & Anemia- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode informs caregivers about importance of iron supplement in a diet, hand washing with soap and better hygiene practices. Starting from the age of six months, a child should receive iron supplement to help prevent anemia. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Iron & Anemia, iron-folic acid syrup/tablet, Hand washing with soap, Iron Supplement, Iron in diet, deworming of children
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1140 views, 358 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Iodine- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Iodine- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This interactive mobile episode with the help of narratives, discusses the importance of iodized salt in a diet. The video motivates caregivers to cook food in iodized salt only. Iodine is extremely important for mental and physical growth for all. Lack of iodine in diet of expecting mother, weakens a child’s physical and mental growth for life. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Iodine, iodized salt, Balanced diet, Physical and mental health of children
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1091 views, 432 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Care – diet & rest - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Care – diet & rest - IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode creates awareness about the need of appropriate nutritious diet and ample rest for an expecting mother. During pregnancy there is need to ensure that the expecting mother gets balanced rich diet, at correct time and interval. A well-nourished woman can give birth to a healthy baby. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Mother-in-laws, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Safe motherhood, Balanced diet, Well-nourished woman, healthy baby
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1491 views, 278 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Nutrition & care for the girl child- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Nutrition & care for the girl child- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode educates mothers and caregivers, why it’s essential to give balanced and nutritious diet to young girls? If nutritious diet is given to young girls today, this will help them to grow up as a well-nourished/healthy women. There is need to serve balanced and rich nutritious diet to young girls, to ensure good health. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Nutrition for young girls, Well-nourished woman, healthy baby.
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1018 views, 377 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Exclusive breastfeeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Exclusive breastfeeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This interactive mobile episode educates mother and caregivers about exclusive breastfeeding and its importance during first 6 months of child’s life. The video urges caregivers to ensure that infants should receive only breast milk for first 6 months of life, not even water. Mother’s milk provides all nutritious requirements of child for first 6 months of life. The spot also motivates mothers to continue exclusive breastfeeding even if the child or mother is ill. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Exclusive breastfeeding for first 6 months, Benefits of breastfeeding
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1016 views, 269 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Proper techniques of breastfeeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Proper techniques of breastfeeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This mobile episode educates mothers about proper techniques and frequency of breast feeding. The Video motivates mothers to breastfeed as many times as the child demands and for as long as s/he wants. Breastfeeding should be continued even if the child or mother is ill. Do not rush the breast feeding. When the baby is fed for longer duration, he /she gets nutritious fat rich milk. Mother’s milk is not only highly nutritious in nature but it also protects child from diseases and improves immunity. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Breastfeeding Schedule, Breastfeeding Techniques, Pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
1161 views, 329 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi
Early initiation and colostrum feeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Early initiation and colostrum feeding- IPC Mobile Episodes ' Ammaji '

Synopses: This 8-minute interactive mobile episode, discusses about early initiation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding. The video urges mothers to hold their babies immediately after birth and start breastfeeding within first one hour. The video aims to challenge myths prevailing in community, related to mother’s first milk with the help of question and answer. Mother’s first milk is not only highly nutritious in nature but it also protects child from diseases and improves immunity. Early initiations also help in more milk production. Suggest Audience: Mothers, Fathers, Parents and Caregivers
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Tags: Early Initiation, Colostrum Feeding, Start Breastfeeding Within One Hour of Child Birth, Advantages of Colostrum
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Categories: Facts for Life Communication Initiative
781 views, 312 downloads
Mobisode Language: Hindi