Screen Shot 2020-03-16 at 11.27.05Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) has two short, animated tutorials targeted across ages, cultures and literacy levels available on key disease prevention topics. These videos are available immediately for your download and distribution free of charge.

How to Wash Your Hands is available in 21 language variants and demonstrates proper hand washing.

Preventing Sickness is another short animation that contains a basic overview of disease transmission concepts and ways to minimize them. It is available in 11 languages.

Both of these videos are available free for immediate download and distribution.

Please consider including these tools as a part of your ongoing public  health messaging. Links by language variant and video are provided alphabetically below.

Feel free to provide these links to others, share through social media, or embed the videos on your website as you see fit.  Choose the sharing strategy that works best for your organization.

SAWBO is a Michigan State University based initiative, which focuses on the development of educational content for people around the planet. We create animations and place them into local languages understanding that knowledge is power and that it needs to be accessible to all. SAWBO has over 80+ educational animations available in 145+ language combinations on numerous topics ranging from health care to agriculture. See our video library at for a complete list of animations.

How to Wash Your Hands

Preventing Sickness

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Severina Adames-Cox
Scientific Animations Without Borders
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