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PBS NewsHour, Bill Gates On Where The Covid-19 Pandemic Will Hurt The Most
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 12 mins
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has spent the last few decades working to improve global health through his philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One area of focus has been reducing the spread of infectious disease -- a mission taking on new significance amid the global COVID-19 pandemic...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 12 mins
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PBS NewsHour, What Dr. Fauci Wants You To Know About Face Masks And Staying Home As Virus Spreads
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 17 mins
As COVID-19 spreads across the country, there has been some debate over the need for government stay-at-home orders, whether Americans should be wearing masks in public and how the coronavirus spreads. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health, one the key health officials on President Trump’s Coron...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 17 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Americans Are Drowning In Medical Debt, So This Nonprofit Is Buying — And Forgiving — It
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Paul Solman, 1944-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Collectively, Americans owe nearly a trillion dollars of medical debt, and Congress is trying to figure out a policy response. But in the meantime, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on an unusual non-profit’s effort to relieve the burden of medical debt for those in need.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Paul Solman, 1944-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Health Innovations, Family Planning in Nigeria
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Young women in Pampaida district in northern Nigeria are being given free access to family planning for the first time. This is part of the district’s push to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, aimed at tackling poverty. Including studio interview with Dr. Sennen Hounton of the United Nations Popul...
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, Mobile Contraception in Guatemala
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
A mobile family planning clinic is offering a variety of contraceptive methods to hundreds of women in Guatemala, where more than half do not use any form of birth control. Half of the country’s women have a child before the age of 19. Vilma Danari is 26 and has five children. She wants to get permanently steri...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Life Interrupted: Telling Breast Cancer Stories
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directed by Paula Mozen, fl. 2008; produced by Paula Mozen, fl. 2008 (Privately Published, 2018), 1 hour 4 mins

“I am sorry, but you have breast cancer.”

In the United States, one in eight women will hear these shattering words in her lifetime.

LIFE INTERRUPTED, a film of great intimacy, features empowering stories of breast cancer survivors told through unflinching graphic imagery from the survivor’s perspective. These w...

directed by Paula Mozen, fl. 2008; produced by Paula Mozen, fl. 2008 (Privately Published, 2018), 1 hour 4 mins
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Live Longer
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presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 23 mins
Giuseppe Riva, 47, was born and raised in Italy before moving to America two decades ago. Since then, he's noticed a decline in the quality of his diet, the frequency of his exercise, and the overall state of his health. Combined with a relentless travel schedule that includes international trips, Giuseppe opens u...
presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 23 mins
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Target Zero, Carmen
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directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 21 mins
This short documentary follows Carmen, an HIV-positive mother-to-be. In her dedicated quest to give birth to a healthy baby, Carmen is supported by compassionate healthcare providers. The film stresses the importance of patients' and healthcare providers' education, and shows how current anti-retroviral drugs work...
directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 21 mins
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Target Zero, Elia
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directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 22 mins
This short documentary follows Elia, an HIV-positive woman. While living on the streets of Los Angeles, Elia got pregnant which started her journey to a better life for herself and her baby. The film stresses the importance of integrated medical, social, and psychological care when dealing with patients with diffi...
directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 22 mins
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Target Zero, PrEP
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directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 14 mins
This short documentary follows two sexually active gay men who want to prevent HIV infection by means of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). This story also touches on the long journey from HIV diagnosis as a "death sentence" to current resources in treatment and prevention.
directed by Mary Posatko, 1974-; produced by Mary Posatko, 1974- and Colleen O'Halloran, fl. 2013, MedCine LLC, in Target Zero (Blue Bell, PA: MedCine LLC, 2018), 14 mins
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