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.


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Issues We Address

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

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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.


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May 15, 2015

University High School Student Wins Statewide Video Contest About Population

May 15, 2015 — TUCSON, AZ– Joyce Wang, a student at University High School in Tucson, has won the $1,000 grand prize in a video contest sponsored by the Population Media Center’s Arizona Chapter. Her video, “Fuel,” featured Tucson street scenes and showed the contributions to climate change...

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May 13, 2015

Entertainment that Helps to Save Lives in Brazil

May 13, 2015 — RIO DE JANEIRO – It began with a simple chest pain. Later on, “Cadu” was not able to perform small gestures like climbing two or three steps or play beach soccer with his son. It could have been the symptoms of low blood pressure,...

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