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Rx for survival : a global health challenge

Author: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.; Vulcan Productions.
Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the most critical health threats facing the world today by portraying conditions in over twenty countries, examining why diseases that are curable still persist, the efforts to treat them, and the dangers of new "superbugs."
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.; Vulcan Productions.
ISBN: 9781593753276 1593753276
OCLC Number: 62628732
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Production credits vary for each episode.
Letterboxed.
Special features: 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.
Credits: Music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz ; orchestration and programming, Sheldon Mirowitz ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator, Brad Pitt.
Description: 3 videodiscs (336 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1. Disease warriors ; Rise of the superbugs --
disc. 2. Delivering the goods ; Deadly messengers --
disc 3. Back to the basics ; How safe are we?
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc.
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Examines the most critical health threats facing the world today by portraying conditions in over twenty countries, examining why diseases that are curable still persist, the efforts to treat them, and the dangers of new "superbugs."

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Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge

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Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge is the major component of the Rx for Survival Project—a major public education program on global health issues. With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Merck Company Foundation, the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions...
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