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Malaria - Prevention - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Medium Mobisode
Language(s) Hindi
Description 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.
Keyword(s) Mosquito breeding, stagnant water, mosquitoes, malaria, ANM, Anganwadi, prevention, mosquito nets,
Programme Communication for Development (C4D)
Sub-category Facts for Life Communication Initiative
Office New Delhi
Details Mobisode, 13:25 minutes
Date Created 08-Oct-2016
File Size 17.73 MB
Ref No C4D/FFLCI/1319