NOVA: Rx for Survival Series

Lectures curated around NOVA: Rx for Survival, which tells the compelling stories of global health champions and the communities they strive to protect. Employing both historical dramatic sequences and poignant current documentary stories, this program showcases key milestones in public health history, such as the eradication of smallpox, alongside modern and future challenges, including SARS, a potential global flu pandemic and recovery from the Asian tsunami catastrophe. Experts including Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University; author Laurie Garrett; Harvey Fineberg, president of the National Academies of Sciences Institute of Medicine; Nils Daulaire, president of the Global Health Council; and Donald Hopkins, the associate executive director of the Carter Center, guide viewers through the ins and outs of this complex but fascinating story.

Lectures curated around NOVA: Rx for Survival, which tells the compelling stories of global health champions and the communities they strive to protect. Employing both historical dramatic sequences and poignant current documentary stories, this program showcases key milestones in public health history, such as the eradication of smallpox, alongside modern and future challenges, including SARS, a potential global flu pandemic and recovery from the Asian tsunami catastrophe. Experts including Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University; author Laurie Garrett; Harvey Fineberg, president of the National Academies of Sciences Institute of Medicine; Nils Daulaire, president of the Global Health Council; and Donald Hopkins, the associate executive director of the Carter Center, guide viewers through the ins and outs of this complex but fascinating story.