Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge From AIDS to malaria, the global health community is looking for new ways to fight the world's major infectious diseases. The unprecedented effort has laid bare the fundamental problems of health in the developing world. NPR reports on some of the most urgent emerging health issues.
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Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge

Reports from around the world on some of the most urgent emerging global health issues.

Vietnam Takes Steps to Head Off Flu Pandemic

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Developing Countries See Health Care 'Brain Drain'

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Parental Fears Snarl Efforts Against Polio

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Global AIDS Fund Boosts Health, Economy in Ghana

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For Niger, Improved Health Care May Cut Famine

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In Brazil, a New Effort to Wipe Out Hookworm

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