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Survival: Lives in the Balance

Millions of people in the developing world, mostly children, die each year from treatable and preventable diseases. Slowly, that is beginning to change as economic growth lifts hundreds of millions of people out of extreme poverty and the circumstances known to perpetuate disease. SURVIVAL: LIVES IN THE BALANCE is a landmark documentary series about global health. Four one-hour films take viewers into villages in the Philippines, Uganda, Niger and Bangladesh, where people suffer from diseases and conditions long since conquered in other parts of the world. Cameras following subjects from pregnancy to birth, through the formative years of a child's . . .
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Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 - 7:00 AM    "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" Tropical diseases threaten a billion people in the world today. Most of those people live in countries that do not have the resources to combat these diseases. In a striking move, a group of pharmaceutical companies pledged to donate enough drugs to target five tropical diseases that affect tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. D
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Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 - 6:00 AM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 - 1:00 PM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 7, 2014 - 2:00 AM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 7, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 11, 2014 - 5:00 PM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 11, 2014 - 11:00 PM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 - 6:00 AM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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