Country: Asia Pacific

Here’s how to promote health through entertaining films

By Mandy George, IFRC  The cool remote hills of Mogok and the dry, dusty river bank of Sagaing appear to have little in common. But in both areas, groups of people huddle around often the only TV in the village, engrossed in videos about different health topics that affect their daily life. This is part of an initiative by the Myanmar Red Cross, with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies via the British Red Cross and corporate donor ONO, to improve the impact of health education in remote communities in Sagaing and Mogok...

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