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Global Health Update

Global Health Update

Global Health Update

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In Africa, AIDS is claiming thousands of lives every day, and many more children are dying from other preventable diseases. But there is some good news: Polio is being eradicated. In this hour, it's a global health update.

Guests:

Robert Beaglehole
Director, Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland

Jim Yong Kim, M.D.
Director, Department of HIV/AIDS, World Health Organization

Hamid Jafari, M.D.
Chief, Polio Eradication Branch, National Immunization Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention