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Langford, Jan

Overview
Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 9 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Melodrama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Life skills guides  Experimental films 
Classifications: PN1995.9.H55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jan Langford
Malaria field medicine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manufacturing powerful, effective drugs is one thing. Making sure they get to the people that need them most is quite another. Kill or Cure travels to the rural area of Iseyin, about 70 kms from the university town of Ibadan in Nigeria. Here we investigate how the community has organized the distribution of anti-malaria drugs and what impact this method has had on the health of the community--Rockhopper tv web site
School's out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Makoko is a shantytown on the edge of Lagos, the largest city in West Africa. Space is precious, so Makoko stretches out into the lagoon, where many of the houses are built on stilts. Average income in Makoko is about fifty dollars a month. In Nigeria ninety per cent of people live on less than two dollars a day. According to UNICEF, less than half the children of primary school age get an education, with school fees as high as ten dollars. However, new research reveals that parents here are prepared to pay to get their children educated. The people of Makoko appear to have a choice: Children can go to the free state school, or they can pay at one of a growing number of small, private schools that have opened there. Research into how and why these private schools have emerged in such unlikely circumstances has revealed that in communities like Makoko, parents are voting with their feet. They think the state system has failed, and a new and interesting grass roots movement in education seems to be the result
Handing on our history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The film introduces English Heritage, and its work in relation to the preservation, maintenance and restoration of the historic buildings in Great Britain
The silent crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Central African Republic is Africa's forgotten country. A landlocked former French colony of just under four million people, the country is struggling to avoid economic and social chaos. The Central African Republic is one of the least developed countries: few people there live beyond 40, 13 percent of children die in infancy and only a third of the population has access to safe drinking water. There is just one hospital bed for every one thousand people and one nurse to every 8,000 people. Many of the CAR's problems could be solved by money. But appeals for aid have fallen largely on deaf ears. Only a handful of aid agencies continue to work there, and the amount of aid it gets is pitiful compared to other sub-Saharan countries. In 2003, it received just $12.9 USD per person. Life interviewed the President, Francois Bozize, who confirms that health is the country's top priority. Bozize has pledged to restore the country's national unity and security, but foreign governments have been slow to respond to his repeated requests for assistance and support
Like it is( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two young homosexuals meet and fall for each other despite their different backgrounds
 
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