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Blood Sugar Rising
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directed by David Alvarado, fl. 2012; produced by Jason Sussberg, fl. 2006 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 55 mins
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects over 100 million people in the US. Blood Sugar Rising puts human faces to the statistics, showcasing the struggles of living with the disease and revealing new hopes for better management and prevention.
directed by David Alvarado, fl. 2012; produced by Jason Sussberg, fl. 2006 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 55 mins
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Oli Otya? Life and Loss in Rural Uganda
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directed by Lucy Bruell, fl. 2004 (L.A. Bruell, 2020), 1 hour 17 mins
Oli Otya? Life and Loss in Rural Uganda is the story of a team of nurses from a small hospital and volunteer doctors from the U.S. who care for villagers with life -threatening illnesses. Naggalama is less than 25 miles from Kampala, yet it is a world away. Families depend on the harvest; children fill cans of wat...
directed by Lucy Bruell, fl. 2004 (L.A. Bruell, 2020), 1 hour 17 mins
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Do Something: The Jeffrey Modell Story
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directed by Lisa Binns, fl. 1992; produced by Melissa Panzer, fl. 2007, Matthew Waters, fl. 2019 and Lisa Binns, fl. 1992, Scéal Films (New York, NY: Giant Pictures, 2019), 1 hour 16 mins
After a rare disease takes the life of their young son, a couple’s enduring love for each other gives them the strength to fulfill their promise to him and ‘do something’ by fighting for answers to what took his life.
directed by Lisa Binns, fl. 1992; produced by Melissa Panzer, fl. 2007, Matthew Waters, fl. 2019 and Lisa Binns, fl. 1992, Scéal Films (New York, NY: Giant Pictures, 2019), 1 hour 16 mins
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How a volunteer surgical team in Rwanda chooses which patients to save
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(Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Rheumatic heart disease develops when strep throat goes untreated. It causes an estimated 275,000 premature deaths per year, mostly youth in developing countries like Rwanda, where antibiotics are rarely available. Surgery is the only treatment option for advanced cases. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro re...
(Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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How Drones Are Delivering Lifesaving Medical Supplies In Rwanda
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
Getting medical supplies to where they are needed fast can mean the difference between life and death outcomes, but moving them efficiently across long distances to remote and rural areas can be difficult for traditional transportation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Rwanda on how one innova...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
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The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 2, Margarita: 1976-2018
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directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; presented by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 2 (Privately Published, 2019), 25 mins
The original series documented difficulties facing the community and a single family. A young woman was enmeshed in a series of mysterious ailments, causing her family to spend scarce resources on a variety of cures. How did her story end?
directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; presented by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 2 (Privately Published, 2019), 25 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 7, 2019, How The Cayman Islands Could Become A New Health Care Destination
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 7, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices -- and bring their innovations closer to American shores. Health City Cayman Islands is a new frontier for India’s largest for-profit hospital chain. Focused on efficient health care delivery, its services are now drawi...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 7, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Daily Watch, Ireland: Divided By Abortion
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 7 mins
Abortion is banned in Ireland in almost all circumstances, including rape and incest. On May 25th voters will have their say in a referendum that could repeal the ban.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 7 mins
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Health Innovations, Affordable Medicines Facility
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
The newest and most effective anti-malaria drugs are now available to more people in Ghana, thanks to a subsidy. The price of Artemisinin Combination Therapy drugs (ACTs) have been cut by 80%, which means that 3 times more people in the country can now afford these drugs. But this is only a pilot scheme by the Glo...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Cervical Cancer Screening
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of death among women in Rwanda. There are not enough qualified health workers or the right equipment to properly screen the disease, therefore thousands of women never receive a diagnosis. By the time they seek treatment it is often far too late. A team of American medical volu...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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