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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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Bending the Arc
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(Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 42 mins
A powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists – including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl – whose work thirty years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all. The community health mode...
(Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 42 mins
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Daily Watch, A Crucial Vote On American Health Care
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in Daily Watch (United Kingdom: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
A “no” vote on the American Health Care Act would be a blow to the Trump administration whose policy agenda is stalling. But a "yes" vote would not be the end of the matter.
in Daily Watch (United Kingdom: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
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Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17, TB Silent Killer
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directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Rebecca Stewart, fl. 2014-2016 and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, in Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
With more than 8 million new infections every year, virulent new drug-resistant strains emerging faster than ever, and outbreaks across the world, tuberculosis has become the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease on the planet.
directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Rebecca Stewart, fl. 2014-2016 and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, in Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
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My Wonderful Life as a Vegetable
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directed by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002; produced by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 59 mins
My Wonderful Life as a Vegetable shares the story Birger Bergmann and his zeal for life. After developing the incurable degenerative neurological disease amyotrophic lateral schlerosis—also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease—Birger became fiercely determined to educate other ALS patients and their families. He's pu...
directed by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002; produced by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 59 mins
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Uncovered
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Dave Grabias; produced by Dave Grabias and Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 19 mins
Uncovered puts a human face on America's health care crisis by chronicling the harrowing struggles of the Nazaretyan family to care for their disabled children without insurance. George and Narine Nazaretyan's twin babies were born three months prematurely and remained in the neonatal intensive care unit for fifte...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Dave Grabias; produced by Dave Grabias and Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 19 mins
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To Live is Better Than to Die
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directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007; produced by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
This is a heartbreaking story from Wenlou, a small village in central China, where 60% of the villagers are infected with HIV. There are at least 250,000 people in seven provinces in central China who were infected as a result of a blood donor program in the early nineties. Impoverished peasants sold their blood t...
directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007; produced by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
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Hospital - An Unhealthy Business
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directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 mins
Hospital - An Unhealthy Business is the story of an institution challenged to reconcile its mission to serve the public with the economic reality of limited finance. This documentary examines the inner sanctums of an institution wrestling with key survival issues at a time of profound change. It weaves together th...
directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 mins
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What's Ailing Medicine?: With Walter Cronkite
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 8 mins
What's Ailing Medicine examines the shortcomings of medical care in America and the prospects for finding a cures as the nation debates a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform our health care system. How can we provide health care for the 37 million Americans who currently lack insurance? How can we provide p...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 8 mins
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Borderline Medicine
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
With the U.S. struggling to control soaring health care costs and 37 million Americans not covered by health insurance, the Canadian system of national health insurance looks attractive. This documentary takes a close look at how health care is delivered on both sides of the border. The film begins by comparing pr...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
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