RX FOR SURVIVAL
A Global Health Challenge
BOXED SET: 3 DVDs
Examining the most critical health threats facing today’s world, this six-part documentary series presents compelling real-life stories of victims of disease and the health workers who are proving that solutions are indeed possible. Programs:
- Disease Warriors
- Rise of the Superbugs
- Delivering the Goods
- Deadly Messengers
- Back to the Basics
- How Safe Are We?
Filmed in more than 20 countries and narrated by Brad Pitt. Grades 7 and up. Closed captioned. Color. Total time: 336 minutes. WGBH. ©2005.
“…a compelling, six-hour overview of health crises around the world, with detours into medical science and history…As a TV experience, it’s a medical thriller…” —Los Angeles Times
“…an alarming, consciousness-raising exercise.”—The New York Times
“…a rousing blend of hardheaded practicality and dazzling vision…”—Seattle Times
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