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Rx for Survival — A Global Health Challenge

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FAQ

The Rx for Survival TV Series


How do I purchase a video or DVD of Rx for Survival?

The complete six-hour series and two-hour special program are available in both DVD and VHS format for educators and consumers. To purchase a copy of either, please contact WGBH Boston Video at <1-800-255-9424> or visit The WGBH Shop. The programs will also be available wherever DVDs and videos are sold.

When will the Rx for Survival series be repeated?

Because each local PBS station determines its own repeat schedule, you should check the television schedule for your area by visiting the PBS TV Schedules page. You can also find television listings in your local newspaper or by calling your local PBS station.

Can you suggest other global health resources?

Many global health organizations have partnered with Rx for Survival. To see a list of these groups and to find links to their Web sites, visit our list of Partners.

How can I contact an expert from Rx for Survival or the producer?

Though we cannot provide contact information for producers or program participants, we will forward your questions and comments to the appropriate person, who will respond at their discretion. You can email us or send a letter to:

Rx for Survival
WGBH Educational Foundation
125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02134

Where can I find Rx for Survival resources for teachers?

The For Teachers section of the site contains a guide for high school educators and students. The guide includes background information about global health, lesson plans that are appropriate for international studies, health, economics and sociology curricula, and resources related to each of the programs in the broadcast series.