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Kill or Cure?, Avian Flu: Preparing for the Pandemic
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, Dick Bower and Richard Wilson, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
The world stands on the edge of a flu pandemic, according to the world’s leading experts. The results, they predict, will be catastrophic. Millions of deaths, economies and civil society in chaos, political life undermined or destroyed. A doomsday scenario! Such outbreaks happen two or three times every hundred...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, Dick Bower and Richard Wilson, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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Kill or Cure?, The Deadly Sleep
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
Sleeping sickness is one of the most deadly of the forgotten diseases. Experts thought it had been destroyed decades ago. But it's back with a vengeance and now mobile field teams are out in the bush carrying out blood tests and lumber punctures to beat the disease. For many of its victims the drugs used to treat...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
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Survivor's Guide, HIV Stigma in Nigeria
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
Gloria was diagnosed with HIV when she was 13. She is now 18 and trying to live a normal life. However, being HIV positive in a country like Nigeria is an uphill struggle. Facing hostility from her mother, church, community and education, Gloria has had to drop out of university in order to pay for her medication....
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Killer on the Doorstep
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, Anya Sitaram, Richard Wilson and Dick Bower, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
A new and largely fatal disease is emerging in Asia. It has already bought devastation to many families. Experts predict it could be the start of the next worldwide pandemic. In four out of five cases, bird flu, or Avian Flu, is fatal. The worst hit country is Indonesia where we met Suci a young girl whose mother...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, Anya Sitaram, Richard Wilson and Dick Bower, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Returning Home
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
Thousands of the children caught up in Burundi's tragic civil war fled to Tanzania. Many are now making the return journey, many as orphans. What will they find? Returning Home follows the painful and emotional journey of Vanise, who has been away from her country and parents for 13 years. Taken in by other Burund...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
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Vaccine Hunters, A Cure for Poverty?
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Vaccine Hunters (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
Vaccines are one of the greatest medical successes of the last 100 years. Three quarters of the 130 million babies born every year are now immunized against diseases which in the past could well have killed them. Vaccines mean we live in a much healthier world, where fewer children die or become economic burdens o...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Vaccine Hunters (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Vaccine Hunters, An Injection of Hope
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Vaccine Hunters (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
Vaccines are one of the greatest medical successes of the last 100 years. Three quarters of the 130 million babies born every year are now immunized against diseases which in the past could well have killed them. Vaccines mean we live in a much healthier world, where fewer children die or become economic burdens o...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Vaccine Hunters (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Kill or Cure?, Vaccine of Hope
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
Japanese Encephalitis kills thousands of children across Asia and leaves thousands more disabled. A new vaccine, developed and manufactured in China, is being rolled out across Southern Asia for the first time. The new manufacturing process is more streamlined making the drug much cheaper.
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
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Survivor's Guide, The Nurse Next Door
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
Esther Bokawurkin is a real survivor. She lives in a remote village in southern Nigeria and it’s not just that she has 12 children, but when she was younger she was infected by the parasitic worm that causes river blindness. She was one of the lucky ones and made a full recovery but many of her friends and neigh...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
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Survivor's Guide, We Are What We Eat
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
A third of the world is starving. Every day 16,000 children die through hunger. It's often not just a simple lack of food. Many children who battle against hunger have to deal with chronic under-nourishment and vitamin and mineral starvation, sometimes leading to blindness. Experts believe improving food by adding...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 23 mins
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