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Subject: Health: Medicine

Perspective Series: Health & Medicine Technology

8 of 21 programs from The Perspective Series that offer a comprehensive perspective on the latest technologies being utilized in the worlds of Health and Medicine today. Produced by London Television Service. Programs available on 8 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in an 8-Disc Set. (Complete Click for more

Web of Life

Web of Life

Plants are a vital part of everyday life in the poverty-stricken region of northeast Brazil, where plants are often the only affordable medicines. It is vital, therefore, that those plants are properly identified. Here we see how the United Kingdom's Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, is playing the leading role in this process and is supporting the work of local "living pharmacies" - gardens cultivated to grow crops with known medicinal properties. These low cost medicines are available for hospices or in slum communities, where the children are taught to cultivate the plants. 03/08DE JSCA 30 min.





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