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Content Author:
Merab Nyishime RN, CO, MSc
Date: 5 June 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Merab Nyishime will discuss discharge planning. She outlines the four assessments that should be made when deciding whether to discharge a patient, the danger signs that would prevent discharge, examples of infants that would require

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Date: 23 May 2019

In this video, Dr. Anne Hansen, Medical Director of the Neonatal ICU at Boston Children’s Hospital, outlines challenges facing today’s physicians and nurses in Rwanda as they care for newborns. She also introduces a non-electric infant warmer and outlines the benefits of its use in dealing with

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Date: 30 April 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers neurology. Dr. Febronie Mushimiyamana discusses treatment, medication, and management of neonatal neurological injury. She focuses on treatments for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, seizures, pain management, and appropriate use of

Content Author:
Stephenson Musiime MD
Date: 25 April 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers infectious diseases. Dr. Stephenson Musiime discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and management of diseases like sepsis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, and more, for both mothers and neonates. By the end of the chapter,

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Date: 13 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Hovaire Nsabimana discusses stabilization and how it relates to identifying high-risk newborns, assessment, hypothermia, and infections. 

Initial publication: June 13, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 May 2018

In this video, Francois Biziyaremye, RN, and MCH Program Manager of Partners in Health, outlines important considerations in the thermoregulation of a newborn. 

Initial publication: May 9, 2018.

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Content Author:
Diane Gashumba MD, MMed, Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 March 2018

In this video, Dr. Diane Gashumba introduces the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol online course, and Francois Biziyaremye presents the key aspects in routine care of the well newborn.

Initial publication: March 9, 2018.

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Content Author:
Rana Chakraborty MD
Date: 29 January 2018

In this video, Dr. Rana Chakraborty discusses the challenges of HIV management in youth in the United States and around the world. For supplemental reading, please click here

Content Author:
Usama Hamdan MD, FICS
Date: 4 August 2017

In this video, presented in collaboration with the Global Smile Foundation, Dr. Usama Hamdan discusses the surgical repair of a unilateral cleft lip.

Initial publication: August 4, 2017.

 

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Date: 20 June 2017

On the occasion of the World Health Assembly passing a resolution on sepsis, the Global Sepsis Alliance presented this update in Geneva on May 24th, 2017.

Initial publication: June 20, 2017.

Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 18 April 2017

This film shows how to draw up the BCG vaccine and the correct technique for giving an intradermal injection.

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 18 April 2017

This film shows the procedure to set up a micro-dropper IV set. 

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 18 April 2017

This film shows how to insert an IV into the tiny vein of a newborn. It illustrates gathering supplies, finding a good vein, applying a tourniquet, the insertion technique, taping and splinting the IV, and administering medication. 

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 18 April 2017

This film covers the basic skills of taking a temperature, counting the breathing rate, and weighing a baby. 

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 18 April 2017

This film teaches how to determine if a gastric tube is needed in a baby and how to safely insert one. It covers gathering supplies, how to measure, inserting the tube, checking placement, and taping the blue tube in place. 

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 12 April 2017

This video shows how to care for the cord of the newborn, using updated Chlorhexidine guidelines.

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 12 April 2017

This film shows how to use a drug dosing guideline and how to prepare and draw up two commonly used antibiotics, ampicillin, and gentamicin.

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 12 April 2017

This film shows how to use a dosing guideline and how to prepare an oral suspension, along with tips for giving medicine by mouth to a young baby. 

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 12 April 2017

This film demonstrates a newborn physical exam. It shows 3 parts: observation, vital signs, and the head-to-toe exam. It also shows normal variations and abnormal findings.

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Content Author:
Global Health Media Project
Date: 7 April 2017

This film shows the correct and safe way to feed a baby with a gastric tube. It highlights involving the mother and features a chart that shows the volume of milk to give at each feeding according to the day of life.