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Birth of a Surgeon: Full Episode

The 2009 update of Birth of a Surgeon captures one woman’s story on the frontlines of improving maternal mortality in Africa.

Jul 16th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Video: How Viewers Made A Difference

WIDE ANGLE viewer donations fund the purchase and installation of a new generator battery at the Rural Hospital of Manjacaze.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Audio: Maternal Mortality in the U.S. vs. Africa

Hear about the imbalance of high-tech maternal health care in the United States vs. the developing world.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Helping Mothers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Learn how you can help efforts to improve maternal health in Africa.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Credits

Credits for Birth of a Surgeon.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Mozambique and maternal health around the world.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Two Emmy Nominations for WIDE ANGLE!

Lord's Children and Birth of a Surgeon are nominated for Emmys!

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

More Attention, But Less Funding for Reducing Maternal Mortality

The sluggish gains made in reducing maternal mortality over the past eight years may be reversed amid the global economic crisis.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Japanese PM to Dissolve Parliament, First African Leader on Trial for War Crimes

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: Asia Society Discussion

Professor Katherine Moon, activist Steven Kim, and the Asia Society’s John Delury discuss the plight of North Koreans in China, what their experiences tell us about life back in North Korea, and the role journalists are playing in exposing one of the world’s most opaque regimes.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Liberia’s Charles Taylor Testifies, Somali Insurgents Kidnap Foreigners From Hotel

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: G8 Leaders Pledge $20 Billion in Aid, Honduran Leadership Discussions Stall

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 10th, 2009 | Comments

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Heart of Jenin: Video: Full Episode

Watch Heart of Jenin, the story of a Palestinian boy whose tragic death turns into a gift of hope for six Israeli children.

Jul 9th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Iran Arrests Human Rights Lawyer, Honduran Officials Discuss Leadership Crisis

A round up of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 9th, 2009 | Comments

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