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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 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM    "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" The episode chronicles two births. One mother has her baby at home in rural Bangladesh with a traditional midwife with no medical training. Another young woman gives birth in a clinic with the aid of medical professionals and has been coached through her pregnancy by a health specialist. Part 4 of 4 G
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Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 - 6:00 AM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 - 12:00 PM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 14, 2014 - 2:00 AM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 14, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 - 3:00 PM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 3:00 PM "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 4:00 PM "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)" (WORLD)
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