The World Health Organization will start vaccinating Haitians against cholera in April. Dr. Peter Hotez is an expert in vaccine development at George Washington University and speaks to anchor Katy Clark.
London-based plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad uses a pioneering technique to rebuild the skin on the faces of victims of acid attacks in Pakistan. His work is subject of an Oscar-nominated short documentary, Saving Face. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman.
Most consumers want value for their money. When we buy a house or a car, we shop carefully and thoroughly — and there are rules and regulations governing the information a seller must provide to the buyer. But not so for the medical industry. In many cases, hospitals and doctors deliberately keep the true cost of medical procedures a closely-held secret. Can this unfair and outdated system ever be changed?
As the health care debate continues in the United States, Canada has been struggling to implement its own universal health care system. We talk with Roy Romanow, who was Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001
Investigators are looking for the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti. Suspicion has fallen on a base housing United Nations peacekeepers from Nepal, where cholera is endemic. BBC's Jill McGivering gives an update.
Malaria is a disease of the developing world, but some Americans are being infected with malaria intentionally to help medical research. Reporter Eric Niiler profiles volunteers in a US Army study of an experimental malaria vaccine.