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The Resource Rx for survival : a global health challenge, a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Rx for survival : a global health challenge, a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Label
Rx for survival : a global health challenge
Title
Rx for survival
Title remainder
a global health challenge
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the most critical health threats facing the world today by portraying conditions in over twenty countries, examining why diseases that are curable still persist, the efforts to treat them, and the dangers of new "superbugs."
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Dewey number
  • 614.5
  • 362.1
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
RA441.5
LC item number
.R9 2005
PerformerNote
Narrator, Brad Pitt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pitt, Brad
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Vulcan Productions
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
336
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable disease control
  • Communicable diseases, emerging
  • Communicable diseases
  • World health
Technique
live action
Label
Rx for survival : a global health challenge, a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Production credits vary for each episode
  • Letterboxed
  • Special features: NOW interview with former President Jimmy Carter; dispatches from experts in the field; materials for educators; activities for exploring global health issues; access to the Rx for Survival web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
disc 1. Disease warriors. Rise of the superbugs -- disc. 2. Delivering the goods. Deadly messengers -- disc 3. Back to the basics. How safe are we?
Control code
ocm62628732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (336 min.)
Isbn
9781593753276
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG38939
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62628732
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rx for survival : a global health challenge, a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Production credits vary for each episode
  • Letterboxed
  • Special features: NOW interview with former President Jimmy Carter; dispatches from experts in the field; materials for educators; activities for exploring global health issues; access to the Rx for Survival web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
disc 1. Disease warriors. Rise of the superbugs -- disc. 2. Delivering the goods. Deadly messengers -- disc 3. Back to the basics. How safe are we?
Control code
ocm62628732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (336 min.)
Isbn
9781593753276
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG38939
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62628732
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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