Thursday, November 03, 2005


There is a documentary being run on PBS this week titled RX for Survival and it is pretty interesting. Try to catch it at 9pm, I believe the last show is tomorrow night or you can visit this link to read about it ( or look for encore presentations on your local station. It is a very informative show and raises questions about the state of health care in developing countries, particularly in Africa. Makes you also ask questions about what our governments are not doing to see that healthcare gets to those who need it the most. Also see

Also pick up the November 7 th edition of Time Magazine. They have several profiles of different people who are doing things to improve health care in various developing countries. There is a profile of Dora Akunyili, Nigeria's Drug Czar, the director general of the National Agency for Food, Drug and Administration Control (NAFDAC) who is fighting the battle against counterfeit drugs

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