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Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge

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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
From vaccines to antibiotics, clean water to nutrition, bio-terror threats to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the six-part seriesRx for Survival: A Global Health Challengetells the compelling stories of global health challenges and successes. Employing both historical dramatic sequences and poignant current documentary stories, the series showcases key milestones in public health history, such as the eradication of smallpox, alongside modern and future challenges, including SARS, a potential global flu pandemic and recovery from the Asian tsunami catastrophe.. Brad Pitt narrates, and experts including Jeffrey Sachs, the Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University; author Laurie Garrett; Harvey Fineberg, President of the National Academies of Sciences Institute of Medicine; Nils Daulaire, President of the Global Health Council; and Donald Hopkins, the Associate Executive Director of the Carter Center, will guide viewers through the ins and outs of this complex but fascinating story..
Release Date
2006
Run Time
330 min.
Language
In English
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  • In Process Record.
  • Title from title frames.
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Published
PBS, 2006.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Recording Info
Originally produced by PBS in 2006.
Publisher no.
1233539 Kanopy
Description
1 online resource (streaming video file) (330 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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