Navigation Links
The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer Reports From South Africa on Renewed Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis
Date:3/19/2009

Series marks the launch of the NewsHour's Global Health Unit, funded by the Gates Foundation

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer's Global Health Unit launches its first series of reports next week -- March 23 - 27, 2009. NewsHour Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez reports from South Africa on new efforts underway to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the rise of HIV/TB co-infections, and the impact of AIDS on children in a 3-part series that begins Monday, March 23, 2009. The series is timed to coincide with World TB Day - March 24, 2009

The Global Health Unit is made possible by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Upcoming reports include a segment on polio in Nigeria, and two pieces about health in Mexico.

Ray Suarez is available to speak about The NewsHour's global health coverage and his observations from South Africa. Below are descriptions of the reports to air on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer next week.

Mon., March 23 - New Hope for HIV/AIDS in South Africa: Will it last?

After years of misinformation about the HIV virus spread by former South Africa President Thabo Mbeki and his health minister, the country is finally coming to grips with its AIDS crisis. Barbara Hogan, the new South African Minister of Health, is trying to contain a disease which has infected one of every 6 people in the country. Suarez looks at why this disease has been so hard to contain, recent successful efforts and the struggles that lie ahead.

Tues., March 24 - New life for an old killer (World TB Day)

As seen in this report that Suarez taped at the Prince Cyril Zulu Centre in Durban, South Africa, and in a clinic in the rural Illembe District of KwaZulu-Natal province, tuberculosis is an old disease that has been given new life by HIV.
'/>"/>

SOURCE The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Medical symposium highlights importance of case reports -- patient stories in modern medicine
2. Secova Reports Healthcare Provisions In The Stimulus Bill
3. Gleevec(R) substantially reduces risk of cancer returning in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), The Lancet reports
4. Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results
5. China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Reports Record 2008 Year End Financial Results and Corporate Updates
6. Consumer Reports Poll: 66% of Americans Blindsided by Cost of Drugs; Many Not Taking Needed Medications
7. BioTrends Prepares to Field ChartTrends(TM) Reports to Cover the Use of Biologic Agents in Psoriasis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
8. STAAR Surgical Reports 14% Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth
9. Sally Jessy Raphael Bids Farewell to Her Infamous Red Glasses, Reports Green Nest
10. Orchid Cellmark Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results
11. Haemacure Reports First Quarter 2009 Results and Hires Advisor for the Sale or Merger of the Company
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... M3 USA MDLinx.com, source of ... three new Board Exam Courses. , The additions of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology ... from MDLinx makes preparing for the exam easy and painless. MDLinx offers thousands ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... York (PRWEB) , ... July ... ... attorney Jason T. Brown’s live lecture on pharmaceutical negligence is now available ... 2015 was well received with a 94% approval rating from the nationwide ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Creating one of the most ... pursuit of a visionary image that goes beyond the boundaries of fertility medicine. ... has reached extraordinary heights with dependable patient support, affordable treatments, unending hope, and high ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... The 2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will officially get underway today at ... Ice Bucket co-founders Pat Quinn and Pete Frates, the ALS community and Lou Gehrig’s ... the ALS organizations to find treatments and cures for the disease. , ALS ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... The Heart Fit Clinic has increased ... until a heart rate of 150 beats versus 100 beats, this is a big ... able to give life back to patients with heart disease," he adds. People with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 2Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 3Health News:Re-Broadcast of Nationally Renowned Trial Attorney Jason T. Brown's Lecture on Pharmaceutical Negligence Now Available 2Health News:New Hope IVF Now Offers Most Affordable Assisted Reproductive Treatment in the UAE 2Health News:New Hope IVF Now Offers Most Affordable Assisted Reproductive Treatment in the UAE 3Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 2Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 3Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 4Health News:Heart Fit Clinic Helps Patient Increase Fitness Level with External Counterpulsation 2
... N.C., March 31 New research that delivers timely ... commercialization is now available in the Best Practice Database, ... firm Best Practices, LLC.To review sample key findings and ... page with links to each of the two new ...
... the company that is expected to become public from ... businesses, today filed a Form 10 registration statement with ... information about the company as a standalone entity. ... spin off at least 80 percent of the outstanding ...
... has come together to launch an important new type ... patients benefit as quickly as possible from cutting-edge research. ... be a held in Brussels from May 7-9, scientists ... who will implement their results will discuss how to ...
... Motion, Supporting Need for the CyberKnife System,s Real-Time Tracking ... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ... of radiosurgery, announced today publication of the results from ... cancer, which was published in the March ...
... to 79 Have Experienced a Life Crisis Such ... or Major Illness or DisabilityWomen Significantly More Likely ... Inc. President Says Understanding Emotions, Getting Expert Advice ... a Life CrisisAARP Financial Inc. Offers Life Crisis ...
... for babies conceived in spring, summer, when chemical concentrations ... may increase the risk of birth defects, say researchers ... in U.S. babies occur among those conceived in the ... increased levels of pesticides in surface water. , Researchers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Best Practice Database Adds Research Highlighting the Value of Portfolio Management in Early-Stage Commercialization and Customer-Focused Software Quality Assurance 2Health News:CareFusion Corporation Files Form 10 Registration Statement 2Health News:CareFusion Corporation Files Form 10 Registration Statement 3Health News:CareFusion Corporation Files Form 10 Registration Statement 4Health News:CareFusion Corporation Files Form 10 Registration Statement 5Health News:CareFusion Corporation Files Form 10 Registration Statement 6Health News:IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference 2Health News:Stanford Study on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer Demonstrates 100 Percent PSA Response at 33 months 2Health News:Stanford Study on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer Demonstrates 100 Percent PSA Response at 33 months 3Health News:Stanford Study on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer Demonstrates 100 Percent PSA Response at 33 months 4Health News:Stanford Study on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer Demonstrates 100 Percent PSA Response at 33 months 5Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 2Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 3Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 4Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 5Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 6Health News:AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis 7Health News:Study Links Pesticides to Birth Defects 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... -- Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD ) today ... the highlights: , Sales in local currency ... year. Reported sales decreased 4% as currency reduced sales ... earnings per diluted share as reported (EPS) were $2.73, ... was $2.80 , an increase of 9% over ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... DIEGO , July 30, 2015  Tandem ... medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® ... has entered into non-exclusive Development Agreements with Dexcom, ... Tandem insulin pumps with the Dexcom G5 and ... "Integrating Tandem,s next generation pump platform with Dexcom,s ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... VANCOUVER , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... that it will report its second quarter 2015 financial ... host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 ... results, clinical development programs and a general corporate update. ... to the Investor Relations page of the OncoGenex website ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 2Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 3Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 4Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 5Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 6Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 7Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 8Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 9Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 10Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 11Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 12Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 13Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 14Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Development Agreement with Dexcom for Integration of Future Generation CGM Systems 2Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Development Agreement with Dexcom for Integration of Future Generation CGM Systems 3
... BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, ... leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced ... the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011 ("1Q ... 2011. The Company,s senior management will host ...
... N.J., Aug. 4, 2011 Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ... that Christian S. Schade will join the Company ... President and Chief Financial Officer, beginning in early ... experience as a public company financial executive in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:China Medical Technologies to Announce Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2011 on August 16, 2011 2Christian S. Schade to Join Omthera Pharmaceuticals as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2Christian S. Schade to Join Omthera Pharmaceuticals as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 3
Indications For Usage: , Emergency use. , When medicant during ventilation is required. ...
... Indications For Usage: ... ,The monitoring lumen is ... of tracheal gases especially end-tidal ... pressure. , Introducing medication. ...
Indications For Usage: ,Laser surgery of the larynx or other areas in close proximity to the tracheal tube using CO2 or KTP laser beam....
Indications For Usage: ,Airway management during pediatric surgical procedures and intensive care....
Medicine Products: