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The Global Library of Women’s Medicine’s
Welfare of Women
Global Health Programme

An Educational Platform for

The global voice for women’s health

Video and Visual Medicine

This section features color atlases, educational films and surgical videos.
It also includes a guide to laboratory tests – and patient information.

Visual medicine

Please select from:

Educational Films

An extensive range of educational films on many aspects of pregnancy, childbirth and early infant care. Running times from 8 to 20 minutes. Produced by MAF (Medical Aid Films)

View and select all available films here

A FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) programme which has been designed to improve health professionals' knowledge and awareness of issues relating to FGM. Provided by E-lfh (E-Learning for Healthcare)

eFGM covers the following topics:

  • An introduction to FGM
  • Communication skills for FGM consultations
  • Legal issues regarding FGM in the UK
  • FGM issues, presentation and management in children and young women
  • FGM issues, presentation and management in women and around pregnancy

The Mothers of Africa - a 15-minute documentary commissioned by The World Health Organisation (Africa Region) to highlight the special health-related challenges facing women throughout the continent of Africa.

Surgical Films

A range of 30 expert and clearly presented films demonstrating important surgical procedures. Running times from 30 to 50 minutes.

A range of 19 short, high quality, video presentations of laparoscopic procedures from The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center (typical running time 3–5 minutes)

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Diagnostic Atlases

Seven diagnostic atlases on key topics, including ultrasound and endoscopy

Laboratory Tests

Chart presentation of over 100 standard laboratory tests