Rx for Survival: a Global Health Challenge

Rx for Survival: a Global Health Challenge

Director: Andrew Young, Gail Willumsen, Mike Beckham, Rob Whittlesey

Cast: Andrew Young, Gail Willumsen, Mike Beckham, Rob Whittlesey

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
02/28/2006
UPC:
0783421389397
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Time:
5:36:00
Sales rank:
75,426

Special Features

Bonus video: NOW interview with former president Jimmy Carter; Dispatches from experts in the field; Materials for educators; Activities for exploring global health issues; Access to the Rx for Survival Web site

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- RX for Survival: Disease Warriors/Rise of the Superbugs
1. Prologue [3:35]
2. India's War on Polio [4:48]
3. The First Vaccines [8:55]
4. The Smallpox Campaign [12:11]
5. Search for an AIDS Vaccine [9:01]
6. Polio Spreads, Resistance Grows [6:15]
7. Success on the Horizon [10:34]
1. Prologue [3:23]
2. Stephen's Struggle for Life [3:58]
3. The Miracle of Penicillin [8:00]
4. Tuberculosis Stalks Peru [12:34]
5. Ryan Fights a Superbug [3:57]
6. New Antibiotics Are Needed [10:37]
7. A Gamble Pays Off [11:59]
8. Credits: Disease Warriors and Rise of the Superbug [2:27]
Disc #2 -- RX for Survival: Delivering the Goods/Deadly Messengers
1. Prologue [3:18]
2. Riders for Health [10:46]
3. Thailand's AIDS Warrior [14:01]
4. Doctors Without Borders [12:10]
5. Bangladesh Transformed [15:05]
1. Prologue [4:12]
2. What's Killing the Birds? [8:17]
3. West Nile Moves West [8:00]
4. California Under Siege [:24]
5. The Tragedy of Malaria [4:11]
6. Success in Togo [15:32]
7. Preparedness Pays Off [9:58]
8. Credits: Delivering the Goods and Deadly Messengers [3:53]
Disc #3 -- RX for Survival: Back to the Basics/How Safe Are We?
1. Prologue [3:57]
2. The Vitamin A Detective [8:22]
3. Unmasking Pellegra [7:42]
4. Simple Drops Save Lives [3:50]
5. The Power of Clean Water [14:24]
6. The Obesity Paradox [11:05]
7. Nepal Is a Model [6:09]
1. Prologue [4:36]
2. Botswana's AIDS Struggle [10:34]
3. Test Case for the World [9:06]
4. New Nemeses, Old Lessons [8:35]
5. When Avian Flu Kills [10:23]
6. Vaccine Dilemma [6:13]
7. International Commitment Is Key [4:31]
8. Credits: Back to the Basics and How Safe Are We? [2:27]

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