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The videos featured in this section portray people talking about the impact of using Positive Deviance in their communities and organizations. Just like the Voices section of the website, these videos, through first-person accounts of practitioners, coaches, and facilitators, enable viewers to begin to understand what it is like to use the PD approach.

Videos

Monique Sternin at TEDx MidAtlantic 2013: http://youtu.be/nqVrjym1z0g

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Summary: Candace explains the internal transport of system MDRO positive/ Contact Isolation Patients developed by the people who are transporting the patients. An escort in the facility developed a process involving a visual cue (an isolation gown in a clear plastic bag which is transported with the patient to whatever department the patient goes to). Candace also discusses how the situation would have been addressed prior to PD, which is that managers, department heads, and administrators would have developed a solution they thought would work for everyone, would write up a policy and then disseminate it down to the frontline staff and they would have been instructed to do follow that policy. With PD, the frontline staff design the solution to their barriers on their own.

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Summary: SMASH Project: (Stop MRSA Acquisition and Spreading in our Hospitals), is a large initiative that is being actively supported by 8.5 units. The most important aspects of the initiative are swabbing in the patients, swabbing out the patients, and meeting internally to discuss any MRSA issues that may be occurring in the hospital. Between January-May of 2006 to January-May of 2007, the hospital saw a huge reduction in the spread of MRSA. The nurses did not really care about the statistics or numbers in terms of the reduction of MRSA, but when a Nurse Manager mentioned that the reduction in MRSA means that patients can return to their lives and do not have to be in the hospital for such a long extent of time, the nurses cared. Horacio discusses the importance of sitting down with the people who really do the work and asking them for their opinions and to develop solutions, and also asking what the front-line people need (resources, etc.) to do a better job. It is a new phenomenon to get used to - the front line people are not used to being asked for their input. Having the right questions asked is just as important as finding the answers.

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Summary: Jeff discusses how PD is novel, innovative, and makes much more sense particularly for infection control practices than consulting the CDC or a panel of experts and telling people what to do. The basic concept of PD that the knowledge is already there, within the behaviors and actions of some of the people who are working on the front lines and that collectively they can learn from each other about how to overcome the barriers they face, is very different than the leadership bringing the change and forcing it upon the masses. Creating the space, time, and freedom for people to come together is important, as is having the ideas that emerge immediately turned into action so that the people can see the product of their work in real time. The cumulative impact of lots of small changes is important. Even though all units are not participating, the knowledge of the MRSA status that is discovered in the pilot units, travels with the patients and makes the entire hospital a safer place to be. The hospital is very open about past and current MRSA status in the hospital Mission has not been accomplished by any means, but they are excited about the progress.

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Summary: Working with hospitals in Southwestern PA for over 5 years on issues related to quality of healthcare - catheter-associated bloodstream infections and MRSA. Working with VA medical administration since 2001, Dr. Jon Lloyd got the VA hospital involved in PD as a way to get front-line workers involved in the reduction of MRSA. PD engages frontline healthcare workers in the entire spectrum of the community of people who participate in the delivery of care. The entire community is involved in solution finding and the way it alters their thinking about the problem - changes in behavior will more likely follow. There is a level of excitement coming out of the hospitals, which is impressive. One hospital immunologist says in the 15-18 years he has been working on stopping MRSA nothing has ever been as effective as PD during the past several months - real change, real engagement, and real discussions about these meaningful topics. If he were a CEO of a hospital he would at least begin to use PD in one unit - there is so much potential benefit and no real risk. CDC is very interested in being a partner in this regional collaborative. CDC could provide technical support and data aggregation tool, to tell the story of success.

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Summary: Dr. Jon Lloyd discusses how using the PD approach to address infection control in hospitals has led the hospital to discover "an endless reservoir of great practices that were hidden in plain sight." Rosemary Miller discusses the importance of asking patients what they see going on in the exam rooms, and in the treatment area and asking them if they have seen any inconsistencies. Conrad Smith discusses how his team cleaned rooms in places people normally would not think to clean - like light fixtures, ceilings, walls, curtains, and was surprised at how much dirt was found in those crevices. Conrad also documents how many times each room is cleaned. Theresa Haley discusses how it is good to see people from all departments coming together and working as peers towards a solution. Theresa details a project to make hand sanitizing dispensers more visible and therefore more likely to be used.

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Summary: Mary discusses the importance of obtaining patient stories, and the methods for getting patients and staff engaged in preventing MRSA. The staff from all units had meetings to discuss how to approach the MRSA issue. The hospital is proactive and excited to participate in something that they know they have the power to change. Mary discusses the initial resistance to participating in improvs and other PD activities but then realizing that the hospital culture of being practical and pragmatic does not always work. PD is exciting because it recognizes that everyone in the hospital is on a level playing field, and so many people have a passion to make a difference. Mary touches upon the important point that patients have an immense amount of trust in the hospital staff and come to a hospital to get better - not worse. Hospitals must be aware of the trust patients are putting in the quality of care and either meet or hopefully exceed those expectations.

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Summary: Nancy mentions the difficulty that many people have in explaining what PD actually is. She hits upon the points that PD is an approach that involves everyone, and equalizes everyone one the team - everyone has a voice and everyone has a solution. PD is messier than the previous approach of following evidence-based practices (writing a policy or protocol and assuming that it will be implemented. PD is frustrating and exciting at the same time. PD is very time consuming, but IT WORKS! Nancy mentions that after having used the PD approach for a year she is seeing some real evidence that it is working and that it will be sustainable because it is moving people's hearts/emotions. Simulation learning exercise is used as a way to get 1500 direct-care providers to learn in a real way. The importance of safely practicing methods and having safe conversations with one another. How do you tell a patient that they have MRSA and have them understand what it is? How do you know the patient understands? How do you work with colleagues who may not know about MRSA or may not think it is a big issue? How do you work with different levels of knowledge base and engagement? How do the mighty few move this PD approach through the organization? "It's a challenge and it's messy, but it's fun, and I think it's working."

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Summary: Patricia discusses how her role has changed since implementing PD. With other approaches Patricia describes feeling more in control - which questions to ask, how you will lead a discussion, etc. With PD, it is about taking the discussion in the direction that the group wants to go, involving them, asking them the key questions, and then turning ownership over to them. Discovery in Action group was used. Staff are pleasantly surprised at being able to take ownership for a piece of their work and bringing it to completion. Patricia discusses certain solutions that her hospital staff developed. Patricia discusses the important of facilitating conversations between people within the hospital in different units/on different levels. Gown usage has increased tremendously. PD is about behavioral change, not only cognitive change. Peers are holding each other accountable for doing the right things.

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Summary: Ronni discusses how at first she was part of the group of nurses that thought PD would never work and was very skeptical. Now Ronni is very excited about PD - she has become a champion of the MRSA project. PD is the "carrot" - letting people get excited about good behaviors, rather than being punished for bad behaviors. Working with one another, getting people involved, and allowing people to take ownership are important aspects of PD. Ronni discusses that much medical and nursing school is "Do this because this is what we told you to do, and this is the way that things have always been done." But for people to get ownership for a concept is exciting. Changes happen slowly, but people are slowly accepting ownership. People need to have the courage to stop their co-workers and have conversations/explanations. Getting the excitement and information out there and seeing people confront one another and confront physicians.

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Summary: Margaret invites executives to get on board with PD. Emphasizes the need for the entire community to participate in the eradication of MRSA. MRSA prevalence has been rising over the years, especially in Maryland, DC, Western Virginia. Many hospitals expected miracles by implementing "best practices." PD has origins in research done 20 years ago by Marian Zeitlin. Marian Zeitlin did research to discover that throughout the world, wherever there were communities with malnutrition prevalent, there were always some children that were healthy. This is a universal truth, no matter what. In certain hospitals, there are lower levels of MRSA - why? Uncovering the great practices and ideas that already exist and amplify those rather than reinventing the wheel every time. In a pilot project in Maryland to combat MRSA, they found that PD worked. Margaret gives example of using gloves and gowns.

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Summary: Margaret discusses the issue of the extraordinary cost of MRSA infections. A patient infected with MRSA will remain in the hospital 10-20 days longer than initially expected, and the patients are twice as likely to die. Many patients also experience years of agonizing effects of the MRSA infection after it occurs (continued use of antibiotics, loss of limbs, loss of a high quality of life). The average cost of un-recovered revenue for an MRSA patient for the hospital is $30,000. People that return to their communities not with horror stories about HAI, but with praise for the healthcare workers who remembered to wash their hands every time, is important. PD is a focused and structured way to hear the voice of the staff. PD approach captures, opens up, and hears the staff and uses their brilliant and elegant ideas. PD encourages ownership - everyone (IT, nurses, environmental services, clergymen, doctors) all own the problem of MRSA and its solution.

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Summary: The Vietnamese government invited Save the Children USA to create a plan to address hunger and development. The government found corporate sponsors to fund a pilot program. Save the Children USA, began the project by rehabilitating the children, one third of which were malnourished. Using Positive Deviance, they found some families were adding shrimp, crab, and greens to rice dishes, food that were free and readily available. Jerry Sternin describes how the Vietnamese have worked communally for thousands of years creating social infrastructure that makes the program so successful. The program has now expanded from 4 to 14 villages.

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Summary: This video, in Spanish, is from a conference in Columbia where physicians, nursing, patients, and other hospital staff are coming together to define the problem of hospital acquired MRSA. It includes an overview of MRSA, the fact that the spread can be stopped with action by staff, and the experiences of several patients who have been infected.

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Summary: This video portrays a PD practice, discovered by Jasper Palmer from the Escort Department of the Albert Einstein Medical Center, about how to safely take off a medical gown after exiting an isolation room.

“While observing hand hygiene practices on one of the nursing units, I saw our Jasper ( a patient escort) arrive to pick up a patient. He was a bit down the hall from me but I could hear him talking to a PCA in a room across the hall who had just disposed of an isolation gown, a bit sloppy for Jasper's liking I guess. I could hear him saying "There's a way to do that so there is not so much trash." After hearing him explain it she said "I don't understand."

With that, he took a short break from his duties and grabbed an isolation gown saying "OK, isolation gown removal, here we go," and proceeded to demonstrate his "method" right there in the hallway.

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Summary: Between 1986 and 2007 over 50,000 children in Northern Uganda were abducted by the Lords Resistance Army. Children were exploited as porters, sex slaves, and soldiers. As the conflict died down many children escaped or were rescued. However, the return of the children to the community was met with resistance since the children were viewed as having sided with the enemy. Many girls resorted to selling their bodies to survive, but some girls, the Positive Deviants found ways to effectively reintegrate into their communities through daily practices. This video documents the strategies used by the Positive Deviant girls, such as collecting extra firewood and water to sell, and listening to mentors.

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Summary: 30% of community sex workers in East Java are under the age of 18. In 2003 a PD project was piloted in Village Gadungsari to prevent girl trafficking. Positive Deviance is documented as an approach to social change that values local wisdom and resources. Interviews with different community members are featured, as are the specific PD behaviors used by the community.

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Summary: Monique Sternin reflects on the key ideas behind positive deviance, including the emphasis on the wisdom of ordinary people, community ownership, and the community discovery of existing solutions.

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Summary: This video was filmed at the Kickoff for the Canadian PD Project at the Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada on September 30, 2009. In this video, Liz Rykert, President of Meta Strategies, and a member of the Canadian PD Project, briefly discusses aspects of the PD Process, including the idea that PD is a process in which frontline people move ideas forward and initiate change, rather than the typical top-down approach. Liz then asks participants to form groups to contemplate two questions: What is the crossroad/challenge that you/your organization have come to at this point in time? What possibility does PD seem to offer?

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Summary: In this video, Michael Gardam discusses how he discovered PD, the process of applying for grants to fund the Canadian PD Project, and how PD inspired a 180 degree change in the way that Michael thinks about the process of finding solutions.

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Summary: In this video, Liz Rykert and Keith McCandless walk through the process of improvisation as a possible tool in the process of discovering solutions in a hospital setting. Liz emphasizes that improv does not work at all institutions, and that the process must jibe with the culture of the institution.

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Summary: In this video, Liz Rykert discusses the idea of "unusual suspects," meaning that the people that you might least expect to have solutions to certain problems, turn out to have great ideas.

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Summary: In this video, June Holley discusses the importance of using Network Mapping as a tool to identify potential leaders and positive deviants. Using a simple networking software, organizations can take a survey, obtain data, create a baseline network map, and track the development and growth of the network over time.

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Summary: In this video, Liz Rykert discusses how organizations can begin to get action going by taking simple steps, such as determining who else needs to be involved, tracking ideas and networks, gathering data, and identifying some clear next steps. Participants share some ideas about their plans to get started.

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Summary: In this video, Michael Gardam shares his excitement about starting the Canadian PD Project and discusses the way that PD has been a challenging process for him Ė a process that changed the way that he thinks and approaches issues.

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Summary: Dr. Zenim Babar, MD works as a national health coordinator for World Vision in Bangladesh. Dr. Babar attended the 2010 First Regional PD Forum in Bali, Indonesia where he shared this summary of his PD work. World Vision in Bangladesh has been using PD since 2006 and currently implements PD in 28 sub-districts. The program hopes to expand to 15 more sub-districts in 2010. Dr. Babar explains why PD works so well in countries like Bangladesh and emphasizes the importance in the change in behavior of the community to commit themsekves to solve the malnutrition issue independently and without reliance on food contributions from organizations like World Vision.

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Summary: Nur Zubaidah, from East Kota Waringin District Health Office, Sampit Central Kalimantan, attended the 2010 First Regional PD Forum in Bali, Indonesia where she shared this summary of her PD work and her reasons for attending the forum. Nur explains that she attended the forum in order to learn about uses of PD outside of nutrition, including the use of PD to reduce maternal and infant mortality. Nur explains that her district began implementing PD for nutrition in 2009 after the district hosted a training run by Nanang Sunarya from Cianjur.

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Summary: Nanang Sunarya attended the 2010 First Regional PD Forum in Bali, Indonesia where he shared this summary of his PD work and his reasons for attending the forum. Nanang was the Head of Nutrition at the District Health Office in Cianjur until 2006 when he moved to JPK health care assurance. He attended the forum to learn about ways to apply PD to issues outside of health, like business and trafficking. Nanang learend about PD during a training in Cianjur in 2002 that was lead by Jerry Sternin. Nanang also discusses a PF goiter project being piloted in Cianjur.

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Summary: Dr. Arvind Singhal explains PD in his own words, shares a favorite PD story of his, and explains what appeals to him most about PD.

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Summary: Sigit attended the 2010 First Regional PD Forum in Bali, Indonesia where he shared this summary of his PD work and his reasons for attending the forum. Sigit works as a Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Specialist for World Vision. Sigit sees many similarities between the values of the local culture and the values of PD, which is why Sigit believes that PD is such a promising approach to use to tackle many health issues.

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Summary: Dr. BS Garg attended the 2010 First Regional PD Forum in Bali, Indonesia where he shared this summary of his PD work and his reasons for attending the forum. Sigit emphasizes the convergence between the PD approach and the philosophy of Gandhi.

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Summary: (April 2010) Djibril Cisse, Deputy Country Director of Helen Keller International Senegal, and a PD Champion, explains how he learned about PD, and describes how the approach is being used in Senegal to address issues such as childhood malnutrition. Djibril explains what he finds interesting about the approach and hopes that it will soon be applied to other sectors in Senegal, such as health and development.

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Summary: (April 2010) Siaka Konate, an independent PD consultant and a PD Champion, explains how he was introduced to the PD approach as well as his role in expanding the use of the approach to many NGO's and communities throughout Mali to address malnutrition. Siaka also emphasizes the importance of developing a local network so that the approach may spread to other sectors, including: envirmonment, social development, healthcare, and other public health issues.

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Summary: Susi Widiastuti discusses what it is like to be a PD facilitator and trainer in the context of childhood malnutrition in Indonesia. Susi discusses some of the challenges that she has faced and the strategies she used to overcome them. Her skills as a trainer have been used by various groups such as CARE, World Vision, Islamic Relief and many district health offices. Susi has been an active member of Positive Deviance network since 2004.

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Summary: Watanabe Koichiro worked with Jerry and Monique in Vietnam as manager of the child nutrition project in two provinces. Watanabe worked for Save the Children Japan and was selected by Jerry and Monique Sternin in 1995 to manage the project in Vietnam. In this interview, led by Monique Sternin, Watanabe explains how he became involved in PD, what he found useful/challenging about the process, and also how he uses PD in his current work.

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Summary: This Media Changemakers video features Arvind Singhal, the Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Endowed Professor of Communication and Director of the Social Justice Initiative in UTEPís Department of Communication. Arvind provides an overview of Positive Deviance approach and highlights examples of positive deviants.

MSRA

Candace Cunningham

Topic: MRSA
Length: 1 minute
People Involved: Candace Cunningham
Title: MRSA Prevention Coordinator
Organization: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Location: US

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Dr. Adriana Serna

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Adriana Serna
Title: MD
Organization: El Tunal Hospital, Colombia
Location: Colombia

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Dr. Horacio David Hares

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Horacio David Hares
Title: Quality Manager
Organization: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Location: US

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Dr. Jeffery Cohn

Topic: MRSA
Length: 7 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Jeffery Cohn
Title: Chief Quality Officer
Organization: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Location: US

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Dr. John A. Jernigan

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Dr. John A. Jernigan
Title: Chief of Interventions
Organization: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: US

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Dr. Jon Lloyd; John Ringdal; Rosemary Miller; Conrad Smith; Edward Yates; Theresa Haley; Cheryl Creen

Topic: MRSA
Length: 7 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Jon Lloyd; John Ringdal; Rosemary Miller; Conrad Smith; Edward Yates; Theresa Haley; Cheryl Creen
Titles (respectively): Coordinator of the Southwest PA MRSA Prevention Collaborative; Health care worker; Clinical Director; Environmental Services; Environmental Management Service; MRSA Prevention Coordinator; MRSA Prevention Coordinator;
Organization: Southwest PA MRSA Prevention Collaborative; VA Pittsburgh; Hillman Cancer Center Ambulatory Pavilion; Heritage Valley Health System; VA Pittsburgh; VA Lebanon; VA Pittsburgh
Location: US

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Mary Nesovic

Topic: MRSA
Length: 4 minutes
People Involved: Mary Nesovic
Title: Nursing Resources Manager
Organization: Billings Clinic
Location: US

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Nancy Iversen

Topic: MRSA
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved: Nancy Iversen
Title: Quality Resources Coordinator
Organization: Billings Clinic
Location: US

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Patricia Norstrand

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Patricia Norstrand
Title: Senior Director Department of Quality
Organization: Franklin Square Hospital
Location: US

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Ronni Restad

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Ronni Restad
Title: ICU staff nurse
Organization: Billings Clinic
Location: US

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Margaret Toth

Topic: MRSA
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Margaret Toth
Title: Chief Quality Officer
Organization: Delmarva Foundation
Location: US

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Margaret Toth

Topic: MRSA
Length: 7 minutes
People Involved: Margaret Toth
Title: Chief Quality Officer
Organization: Delmarva Foundation
Location: US

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Conferencia Hosptial Pablo Tobon Uribe

Topic: MRSA
Title: Conferencia Hosptial Pablo Tobon Uribe
Length: 30 minutes
Organization: Hosptial Pablo Tobon Uribe
Location: Columbia

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Jasper Palmer Method

Topic: MRSA
Title: Jasper Palmer Method
Length: 2 minutes
Organization: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Location: US

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Kickoff for the Canadian PD Project

Topic: MRSA
Length: 3 minutes
People Involved: Michael Gardam
Title: Director, Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control
Organization: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Location: Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 09.30.2009

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Finale of Canadian PD Project

Topic: MRSA
Length: 1 minute
People Involved: Michael Gardam
Title: Director, Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control
Organization: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Location: Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 10.01.2009

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Nutrition

Watanabe Koichiro

Topic: Child Nutrition
Length: 12 minutes
People Involved: Watanabe Koichiro, Monique Sternin
Title: Watanabe Koichiro: Vietnam Story
Organization: Save the Children Japan System
Location: Vietnam

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Capitalizing on Communism

Topic: Nutrition
Title: Capitalizing on Communism
Length: 8 minutes
Organization: Save the Children
Location: Vietnam

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First Regional PD Forum Indonesia 2010

Dr. Zenim Babar at the First Regional PD Forum

Topic: PD Regional Forum 2010, PD work in Bangladesh
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Zenim Babar
Title: MD
Organization: World Vision
Location: Bangladesh

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Nur Zubaidah S. Kom at the First Regional PD Forum

Topic: PD Regional Forum 2010, PD Nutrition work in Indonesia
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved: Nur Zubaidah
Title: Title Head of Family health & Nutrition
Organization: DHO Kota Waringin Timur
Location: Indonesia

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Nanang at the First Regional PD Forum

Topic: PD Regional Forum 2010, PD Nutrition work in Indonesia
Length: 3 minutes
People Involved: Nanang Sunarya
Title: Head of JPKM section
Organization:District Health Office, Cianjur
Location: Indonesia

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Sigit at the First Regional PD Forum

Topic: PD Regional Forum 2010, PD work in Indonesia
Length: 1 minute
People Involved: Sigit
Title: Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Specialist
Organization: World Vision
Location: Indonesia

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Dr.BS Garg at the First Regional PD Forum

Topic: PD Regional Forum 2010
Length: 1 minute
People Involved: Dr. BS Garg
Title: M D, Ph. D., FAMS, Director, Dr. Sushila Nayar School of Public Health, Director-Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine and WHO Collaborating centre for Research & Training in Community Based Maternal, Newborn & Child health Director, Clinical Epidemiology Unit Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
Organization:
Location: India

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West Africa 2010

Djibril Cisse

Topic: PD in Senegal
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved: Djibril Cisse
Title: Deputy Country Director
Organization: Helen Keller International Senegal
Location: Senegal

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Siaka Konate

Topic: PD in Mali
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved: Siaka Konate
Title: PD Consultant
Organization:
Location: Mali

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Generic PD

Dr. Arvind Singhal

Topic: Generic PD
Length: 16 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Arvind Singhal
Title: Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Endowed Professor of Communication and Director of the Social Justice Initiative at the University of Texas, El Paso
Organization: University of Texas, El Paso
Location: US

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Dr. Arvind Singhal

Topic: Generic PD
Length: 8 minutes
People Involved: Dr. Arvind Singhal
Title: Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Endowed Professor of Communication and Director of the Social Justice Initiative at the University of Texas, El Paso
Organization: University of Texas, El Paso
Location: US

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Reflections on Positive Deviance

Topic: Generic PD
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved: Monique Sternin
Title: Director of the Positive Deviance Initiative
Organization: Positive Deviance Initiative
Location: US

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Why PD With Liz Rykert

Topic: Generic PD (PD Process)
Length: 4 minutes
People Involved: Liz Rykert
Title: President of Meta Strategies
Organization: Positive Deviance Initiative
Location: Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 09.30.2009

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Improv with Liz Rykert and Keith McCandless

Topic: PD Generic (PD Process)
Length: 5 minutes
People Involved:Liz Rykert and Keith McCandless
Title: Liz Rykert:President of Meta Strategies, Keith McCandless: Co-Founder of the Social Invention Group
Organization:Canadian PD Project
Location: Kickoff for the Canadian PD Project, Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 10.01.2009

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Unusual Suspects with Liz Rykert

Topic: PD Generic (PD Process)
Length: 2 minutes
People Involved:Liz Rykert
Title: President of Meta Strategies
Organization:Canadian PD Project
Location: Kickoff for the Canadian PD Project, Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 9.30.2009

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Network Mapping with June Holley

Topic: Generic PD (PD Process)
Length: 3 minutes
People Involved: June Holley
Title: Network Weaver
Organization: Canadian PD Project
Location: Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 09.30.2009

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Getting Started with Liz Rykert

Topic: PD Generic (PD Process)
Length: 3 minutes
People Involved: Liz Rykert
Title: President of Meta Strategies
Organization: Canadian PD Project
Location: Academy of Spherical Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada. 10.01.2009

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Susi Widiastuti

Topic: What it's like to be a PD Trainer in Indonesia
Length: 13 minutes
People Involved: Susi Widiastuti
Title: PD Trainer
Location: Indonesia

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Vulnerable Populations

The Music Catches Me

Topic: Child Protection
Length: 6 minutes
People Involved: Arvind Singhal
Title: Professor of Communication at University of Texas, El Paso
Organization: University of Texas, El Paso
Location: Uganda

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Let Go of the Tigers Head

Topic: Child Protection
Length: 8 minutes
People Involved: Arvind Singhal
Title: Professor of Communication at University of Texas, El Paso
Organization: University of Texas, El Paso
Location: Indonesia

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Resource Spotlight:

Letting Go, Gaining Control: Positive Deviance and MRSA Prevention

This article, recently featured in Clinical Leader, discusses healthcare-associated infections and outlines the specific steps of the PD process that some pioneering hospitals are taking to reduce transmission.