At the heart of PMC’s work is a unique form of entertainment-education, a methodology first put to use over 30 years ago.

PMC’s method of entertainment-education has shown a unique capacity for not only raising awareness among large numbers of people about such critical issues as AIDS, women’s rights, and reproductive health – but for actually motivating audiences to adopt new behaviors. PMC creates powerful serial dramas around the world. Watch this behind the scenes video of how season one of PMC’s East Los High, a hulu original series, was created.

Watch the Video

Issues We Address

PMC works to enhance health, human rights, environmental protection, and economic equity, all of which impact population and protect the environment.

What's New

PMC is a nonprofit, international organization which strives to improve the health and well-being of people around the world through the use of entertainment-education, specifically soap operas on radio and TV. PMC has over 15 years of experience and has impacted more than 50 countries.


October 23, 2014

Radio Program Impacts Human Health in Burkina Faso, Africa

October 23, 2014 — People in Burkina Faso listen to the radio, and for the past two years the radio has provided more than just hours of entertainment, it has also provided information that leads to healthier lives. This increased information results from the work of an international...

Keep reading


October 21, 2014

Burundian Community Organizer Uses US Nonprofit’s Drama as a New Tool

October 21, 2014 — MUREMERA, BURUNDI–Jeanne d’Arc Butoyi’s phone rang on June 24, 2014. When she answered, she didn’t know she’d be talking about something that had so profoundly helped her in her life. That was the first time she talked with someone from Population Media Center. Jean...

Keep reading

Current World Population


Net Growth During Your Visit