Nearer to home, in February 2015 when an bout of Call the Midwife presented a mother with diphtheria, the NHS Choices internet site reported a 3,720 percent increase in visitors requesting information about the condition – with 30,000 appointments during transmitting. McGann says: In an age where complacency or misinformation relating to the safety and purpose of vaccination threatens the return of previously eradicated contagions, the charged power of dramas like Call the Midwife to improve medical awareness shouldn’t be underestimated.. Actor Stephen McGann explains how problems of medical precision were addressed in Contact the Midwife drama Actor Stephen McGann, who has GP Dr Patrick Turner in the hit BBC period drama Call the Midwife, has described the steps taken by the writers, production group and actors to ensure the series has sufficient medical precision and authenticity.For links to more information and the working paper see Needed: Infrastructure, policies, study To have an impact, say Aker and Mbiti, the cellular phone boom requires complementary access to public infrastructure and a satisfactory regulatory framework. For example, a fast-growing cellular phone firm in Nigeria struggled to maintain electricity to the 3,600 bottom stations that communicate its cellular indicators, the researchers say. Ultimately the business kept the mobile towers operational by deploying its generators – which burned 450 liters of diesel a second. In sub-Saharan Africa, state the researchers, only 29 % of roads are paved, and 25 % of people have access to electricity barely.