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:12/26/2014)... 2014 Cooking and warming equipment ... of 5. This score reflects slightly positive negotiation conditions ... specialization, low switching costs and a low level of ... low availability of substitutes for cooking and warming equipment ... and aluminum, key inputs in the production process of ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 “Many people ... with personal injury claim issues and phone calls with ... released an article featuring their free eBook on ... helpful eBook on pedestrian and bicycle auto accident claims ... is fully capable of professionally handling their case while ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... AZ (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... source for the best in heating, cooling and ... for 24 hour emergency services in 2014 with ... alike know that Arizona is known for its ... company that understands the intricacies and details of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 The report “Nintedanib ... 2023” focuses on the current treatment landscape, unmet ... colorectal cancer market. Stivarga is a drug which ... rectal cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim is developing nintedanib (BIBF-1120), ... of refractory CRC in the US, Europe, and ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of ... its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . ... they are available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... last for three weeks only. You know, we have thousands ... interested in our new items can visit our website for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2
... , ... it,s time to shake off winter doldrums, lace up the running shoes and get moving. While ... System,s Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) say that keeping active all year is the ... ...
... ... fertility in women and men, as well as infertility diagnosis, treatment and options. , ... (PRWEB) March 9, 2010 -- A ... are surprised when their attempts at conceiving aren,t successful within the first few months. , ...
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
... performing a hysterectomy is common practice to prevent the ... performed in 55 percent of all US women having ... article in the March/April issue of t Philadelphia, PA, ... oophorectomy) while performing a hysterectomy is common practice to ...
... , ... special pricing on cognitive skills testing in March, , ... Denver, CO (Vocus) March 9, 2010 -- Do you know the ... Month) and the local LearningRx cognitive skills’ experts are offering free tips, activities, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The VA Maryland Health Care System Offers Tips for Senior Citizens and Older Adults to Spring into Shape 2Health News:The VA Maryland Health Care System Offers Tips for Senior Citizens and Older Adults to Spring into Shape 3Health News:The VA Maryland Health Care System Offers Tips for Senior Citizens and Older Adults to Spring into Shape 4Health News:The VA Maryland Health Care System Offers Tips for Senior Citizens and Older Adults to Spring into Shape 5Health News:'Get Pregnant' Aims To Help Couples Conceive Naturally, Faster 2Health News:2010 Recipient of Minority Scholar Award Will Conduct Clinical Research on Leukemia 2Health News:2010 Recipient of Minority Scholar Award Will Conduct Clinical Research on Leukemia 3Health News:2010 Recipient of Minority Scholar Award Will Conduct Clinical Research on Leukemia 4Health News:2010 Recipient of Minority Scholar Award Will Conduct Clinical Research on Leukemia 5Health News:U.S. Senator Kit Bond Receives 2010 AOA Health Care Leadership Award 2Health News:U.S. Senator Kit Bond Receives 2010 AOA Health Care Leadership Award 3Health News:U.S. Senator Kit Bond Receives 2010 AOA Health Care Leadership Award 4Health News:U.S. Senator Kit Bond Receives 2010 AOA Health Care Leadership Award 5Health News:New study questions benefits of elective removal of ovaries during hysterectomy 2Health News:Free Brain IQ Quiz, Activities for Home “Brain-Boosting” and Seminar Offered from LearningRX Denver during National Brain Awareness Month 2Health News:Free Brain IQ Quiz, Activities for Home “Brain-Boosting” and Seminar Offered from LearningRX Denver during National Brain Awareness Month 3Health News:Free Brain IQ Quiz, Activities for Home “Brain-Boosting” and Seminar Offered from LearningRX Denver during National Brain Awareness Month 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... pharmacy, is proud to announce Jennifer Hagerman , ... Diplomat, will take office as the president of the ... induction ceremony will take place Feb. 28, 2015, at ... held at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... KENNEWICK, Wash. , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... stage development company engaged primarily in the development ... and therapeutic applications, today announced that it has ... the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for marketing ... to Section 513(f)(2) of the U.S. Food, Drug ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Lockton Dunning ... of Lockton Companies, announced the addition of Vice ... will join Lockton Dunning,s Pharmacy Consulting team, Excelsior ... of relevant industry experience to the position.  Most ... Market Sales at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, where she ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 3Kim Foerster Joins Lockton Companies 2
... 2012 Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... the introduction of Omeclamox-Pak® , a ten-day therapy ... mg) and amoxicillin capsules (500 mg) for the treatment ... infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or one-year history) ...
... leading events organizer UBM Live announced strong ... event for buyers and sellers of high value chemistry. ... show which takes place from February 19th to 22nd ... Major pharmaceutical, fine and specialty chemical companies that have ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pernix Therapeutics Introduces Omeclamox-Pak®, First Product in Gastroenterology Portfolio 2Pernix Therapeutics Introduces Omeclamox-Pak®, First Product in Gastroenterology Portfolio 3Strong Booking Levels For Informex 2013 2Strong Booking Levels For Informex 2013 3
... creation of a vascular access, a correctly ... the utmost importance in many vascular procedures. ... seeking a high-precision tunneling instrument. The unique ... twisting or kinking for more accurate graft ...
... GORE-TEX Stretch Vascular Grafts have ... demanding vascular procedures. Recognized for exceptional ... the endorsement of renowned surgeons worldwide. ... dilatation and the spread of infection, ...
... vascular surgery, and the accompanying need for ... of graft be developed. Grafts must not ... also available in varying sizes and configurations ... has long been the prosthetic of choice ...
... newest vascular graft offering from W. L. ... surgical products for more than two decades, ... compression problems that can lead to ... of the benefits of a ring graft ...
Medicine Products: