The Resource How safe are we?, a co-production of the WGBH/Nova Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health ; written, produced and directed by Rob Whittlesey ; dramatic sequences produced by Dangerous Films, Ltd. ; executive producer (Vulcan Productions), Richard Hutton, (DVD videorecording)

How safe are we?, a co-production of the WGBH/Nova Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health ; written, produced and directed by Rob Whittlesey ; dramatic sequences produced by Dangerous Films, Ltd. ; executive producer (Vulcan Productions), Richard Hutton, (DVD videorecording)

Label
How safe are we?
Title
How safe are we?
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of the WGBH/Nova Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health ; written, produced and directed by Rob Whittlesey ; dramatic sequences produced by Dangerous Films, Ltd. ; executive producer (Vulcan Productions), Richard Hutton
Title variation
Bird flu
Title variation remainder
how safe are we?
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fullscreen. Widescreen. During the past 100 years, life expectancy more than doubled in developed countries. In the last few decades, however, 30 new infectious diseases have emerged. Examine the most critical threats we face today, including avian flu
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Mike Fox, Ian Salvage ; editors, Stephanie Munroe, Rob Whittlesey ; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
362.196/9
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English
  • Closed-captioned; described video for the visually impaired
LC call number
RA643
LC item number
.H6793 2006
PerformerNote
Narrator, Brad Pitt ; featured experts, Joel Bremen, Nils Daulaire
Runtime
56
Technique
live action
Label
How safe are we?, a co-production of the WGBH/Nova Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health ; written, produced and directed by Rob Whittlesey ; dramatic sequences produced by Dangerous Films, Ltd. ; executive producer (Vulcan Productions), Richard Hutton, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "PBS."
  • "A global health challenge : conquering AIDS, Avain flu, and other deadly epidemics"--Container
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television program: Rx for survival
  • Program content: c2005
  • Original television broadcast: November 3, 2005
  • "WG40999"--Disc label
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-CEN
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Botswana's AIDs struggle -- Test case for the world -- New nemeses, old lessons -- When Avian flu kills -- Vaccine dilemma -- International commitment is key
  • DVD-ROM features: Teacher guide (PDF) -- Activities for exploring global health issues (PDFs) -- Dispatches from experts in the field (PDFs) -- Link to the Rx for survival : a global health challenge Web site, pbs.org/rxforsurvival
Control code
ocm65223075
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (57 min.)
Isbn
9781593755980
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421409996
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40999
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1797202
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi)a1797202
  • (OCoLC)65223075
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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