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WGBH Forum Network; Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge

10/25/2005

Philip J. Hilts, health and science reporter and author of the companion book for the PBS Rx for Survival series, speaks at a supplemental public outreach event sponsored by the series. These events raise public awareness in an era of international travel, where communicable diseases know no borders. Here, Philip J. Hilts takes a look at what is working in public health around the world, and why we have cause for hope. Hilts was a health and science reporter for the New York Times and Washington Post for over 15 years and has traveled around the world investigating health interventions and programs that have been successful.


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Series
WGBH Forum Network
Program
Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge
Program Number

3011

Series Description

The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

Program Description

Philip J. Hilts, health and science reporter and author of the companion book for the PBS Rx for Survival series, speaks at a supplemental public outreach event sponsored by the series. These events raise public awareness in an era of international travel, where communicable diseases know no borders. Here, Philip J. Hilts takes a look at what is working in public health around the world, and why we have cause for hope. Hilts was a health and science reporter for the New York Times and Washington Post for over 15 years and has traveled around the world investigating health interventions and programs that have been successful.

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Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

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Citation
Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge,” 10/25/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D8511BA9BA42AA869201C0E8E6C9B4.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge.” 10/25/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D8511BA9BA42AA869201C0E8E6C9B4>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7D8511BA9BA42AA869201C0E8E6C9B4
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