The Resource Kala-Azar : Kill or Cure, Series 1, Part 2, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

Kala-Azar : Kill or Cure, Series 1, Part 2, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

Label
Kala-Azar : Kill or Cure, Series 1, Part 2
Title
Kala-Azar
Title remainder
Kill or Cure, Series 1
Title part
Part 2
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kala-azar, the common name for visceral leishmaniasis, is characterized by irregular bouts of fever, substantial weight loss, swelling of the spleen and liver, and anemia. If left untreated it is almost certainly fatal. This program was filmed in the Indian state of Bihar, where 90 percent of the country's kala-azar cases are located. Forty per cent of these cases are now resistant to the drugs used to treat them, and the general situation regarding anti-kala-azar drugs has been difficult for decades. In Bihar, the standard drug available is toxic and doctors must decide which poses the greater threat to their patients, the disease or its treatment. There are high hopes that a drug now undergoing field trials will provide an affordable and effective treatment for the millions of often desperately poor people who suffer from the disease
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Kill or cure (Television program)
Intended audience
10 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
25
Series statement
Kill or Cure
Series volume
Series 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Health planning
  • Hospitals
  • Infection
  • Medical microbiology
  • Medicine
  • Social medicine
Technique
live action
Label
Kala-Azar : Kill or Cure, Series 1, Part 2, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43891
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Kala-Azar: Disease Overview (6:44) -- Research Funding (6:28) -- Infected Villages (3:06) -- Lethal Disease (3:56) -- Kala-Azar: Success Story (2:50) -- Credits: 'Kala-Azar: Kill or Cure, Series 1' (0:45)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (25 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43889s
  • 43891
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043891
  • 100043891
  • (OCoLC)801693222
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Kala-Azar : Kill or Cure, Series 1, Part 2, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43891
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Kala-Azar: Disease Overview (6:44) -- Research Funding (6:28) -- Infected Villages (3:06) -- Lethal Disease (3:56) -- Kala-Azar: Success Story (2:50) -- Credits: 'Kala-Azar: Kill or Cure, Series 1' (0:45)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (25 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43889s
  • 43891
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043891
  • 100043891
  • (OCoLC)801693222
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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