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Our Mission

People all over the world use YouTube to find answers to their health questions, and experts are helping us to make high-quality health information available to everyone

We are committed to ensuring that everyone can learn from leading medical experts regardless of who they are or where they live. To combat the societal threat of medical misinformation, we’re working to fill the health information space with digestible, compelling, and emotionally supportive health videos.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) launched the Body of Knowledge, a collaboration with YouTube and girls' rights activists in an effort to equip young women and gender-expansive people with factual information about their bodies. The AAP also launched a video series on childhood and adolescent vaccinations to help parents feel empowered with the information they need to make decisions about their child’s immunizations.

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Videos from the American College of Physicians (ACP) represent internal medicine physicians and its flagship peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine. ACP launched two educational series to combat misinformation about the COVID-19 virus and encourage vaccination.

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Kyoto University Hospital is a leading hospital in Japan, providing safe and high-quality medical care. Its YouTube channel provides content in which medical specialists explain medical topics and conditions of high interest in easy-to-understand ways.

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Saúde da Infância provides users with access to reliable and holistic pediatric health information, aiming to help to build a society that takes great care of its children. As part of this effort, Saúde da Infância launched a video series on youth Mental Health that features creators and health experts discussing topics that range from eating disorders to anxiety.

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American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) launched the Body of Knowledge, a collaboration with YouTube and girls' rights activists in an effort to equip young women and gender-expansive people with factual information about their bodies. The AAP also launched a video series on childhood and adolescent vaccinations to help parents feel empowered with the information they need to make decisions about their child’s immunizations.

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American College of Physicians

Videos from the American College of Physicians (ACP) represent internal medicine physicians and its flagship peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine. ACP launched two educational series to combat misinformation about the COVID-19 virus and encourage vaccination.

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Kyoto University

Kyoto University Hospital is a leading hospital in Japan, providing safe and high-quality medical care. Its YouTube channel provides content in which medical specialists explain medical topics and conditions of high interest in easy-to-understand ways.

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Saúde da Infância

Saúde da Infância provides users with access to reliable and holistic pediatric health information, aiming to help to build a society that takes great care of its children. As part of this effort, Saúde da Infância launched a video series on youth Mental Health that features creators and health experts discussing topics that range from eating disorders to anxiety.

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Supporting Clinician Education

YouTube is an important resource for health professionals and medical students, as many experts share content that helps break down and visualize complex concepts.

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) started an initiative to provide access to the best minds in medicine through their channel on YouTube. NEJM shares animations, interviews, Quick Takes on articles, and more.

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ICU Advantage helps fellow nurses, clinicians and students alike by providing its audience with engaging tutorial style content that simplifies complex critical care issues, making them easier to learn and understand.

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Global Health Media Project produces and distributes teaching videos for frontline healthcare workers and communities in low-resource settings. Based on international standards of care, the videos provide high-quality, step-by-step visual instructions that are easy to understand and put into action. The videos are professionally filmed on-location in developing world health clinics and voiced over to enable narration in local languages.

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New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) started an initiative to provide access to the best minds in medicine through their channel on YouTube. NEJM shares animations, interviews, Quick Takes on articles, and more.

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ICU Advantage

ICU Advantage helps fellow nurses, clinicians and students alike by providing its audience with engaging tutorial style content that simplifies complex critical care issues, making them easier to learn and understand.

Visit Channel
Global Health Media

Global Health Media Project produces and distributes teaching videos for frontline healthcare workers and communities in low-resource settings. Based on international standards of care, the videos provide high-quality, step-by-step visual instructions that are easy to understand and put into action. The videos are professionally filmed on-location in developing world health clinics and voiced over to enable narration in local languages.

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