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Arthritis The word "arthritis" means "joint inflammation." Inflammation, which is one of the body's natural reactions to disease or injury, includes swelling, pain, and stiffness.

Before Pregnancy The module explains what women can do to make sure pregnancies are planned and healthy and covers the development of a reproductive life plan, birth control and family planning, and how a woman’s health conditions, risk factors, diet and medicines can affect her unborn child.

Birth Defects Birth Defects introduces the topic, examines the causes from genetic and chromosomal problems to environmental factors, lists the many types of birth defects and discusses prevention. The course addresses the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, the most common birth defect, and continues by providing information on specific birth defects.

Breast cancer A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This four-part module discusses the anatomy of the female breast, as well as the causes, types, risks and symptoms of breast cancer. The module also illustrates its diagnosis, including self-examination, and possible treatments, and explains mammograms, biopsies, laboratory tests, staging, risk factors and treatment options.

Cervical cancer A Guide for General Audiences: The opening half of this two-part module helps women understand the cancer cell growth in the cervix, while showing the risk factors and symptoms of this disease. The module further details the diagnosis of the cancer, as well as the staging process. In the latter half, this module depicts the treatments available to women, such as surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, including their process and effects.


Child Growth and Development Child development refers to the biological and psychological changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.

Family planning Family planning allows individuals and couples to anticipate and attain their desired number of children, along with the spacing and timing of their births.

Healthy Practices During Pregnancy A Guide for General Audiences: This module describes a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy, prenatal care for mother and baby, diet, appropriate weight gain and more.

HIV/AIDS A Guide for General Audiences: This series is specifically targeted to general audiences and includes the definition of HIV & AIDS, symptoms, treatment and practicing safe sex.

Introduction to Parenting


Introduction to Pregnant Now Introduction to Pregnant Now provides general information on what happens after a woman becomes pregnant: what she should do, what kind of tests she and the baby will need and what happens if problems arise.

Labor and Delivery Introduction

Living a Healthy Lifestyle during Pregnancy Living a Healthy Lifestyle during Pregnancy describes healthy prenatal practices and exercise during pregnancy, including weight gain and appropriate nutrition.

Nutrition for Children Proper nutrition is important for the overall health of children. Proper nutrition can prevent many medical problems, including obesity, weak bones and diabetes. It also helps children grow to their full potential both physically and mentally.

Obstetric fistula Obstetric Fistula is an abnormal connection between two parts inside the body--such as vessels, intestine (bowel), and the vagina or other structures--and the skin. This module describes Obstetric Fistula, looks at risk factors, symptoms, complications, diagnosis and treatment of the condition.


Ovarian Cancer A Guide for Grass Roots Audiences: This module describes the ovaries, ovarian cancer, risk factors, detection and diagnosis, staging, treatment options, active surveillance and follow-up care.

Postpartum Depression

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension This module describes blood pressure, its levels and types; hypertension and its signs, diagnosis and treatment; risk factors; and possible consequences for the mother, which include damage to kidneys and other organs, life-threatening preeclampsia and eclampsia; and early delivery and low birth weight for the baby.

Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that can be transferred from one person to another through any type of sexual contact.

Urinary Tract Infections and Urinary Incompetence Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection that usually occurs when bacteria enter the opening of the urethra and multiply in the urinary tract.

Menstruation This module describes menstruation, menstrual cycles, common problems association with menstruation, premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, and abnormal uterine bleeding.