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Title Rx for survival : a global health challenge / a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc
Published [Boston, MA] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]


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Description 3 videodisc (DVD)s (336 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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?
Summary 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."
Notes Production credits vary for each episode
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
Performer Narrator, Brad Pitt
Notes DVD
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Subject World health.
Public health.
Communicable Disease Control.
Communicable Diseases.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging.
Global Health.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Pitt, Brad, 1963-
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
Vulcan Productions.
WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN 1593753276
OTHER TI Nova (Television program)