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Bird flu in China report (4:55) September 22, 2006permalink
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on a troubling trend in bird flu cases in China. Experts say that the tracking of new human cases is improving. But the tracking of new animal outbreaks of the disease is still not as effective as the experts would like it to be.
Iran AIDS interview (6:35) September 22, 2006permalink
Host Marco Werman speaks with Iranian doctors Aresh Alaei and Kamiar Alaei. Both are advisers to Iran's Ministry of Health, and they've made their nation a leader when it comes to AIDS prevention and treatment.
Global Hit - Kohei Yamada (5:40) September 21, 2006permalink
Suzanne Marmion reports on a Japanese aid worker's strategy to help combat AIDS in the African nation of Malawi. He wrote a song that encourages people to get tested for HIV. The song has become a hit in Malawi.
Egg donor report (4:30) September 21, 2006permalink
The World's Gerry Hadden tells us why childless British couples are increasingly heading to Spain for fertility treatment.
Chile morning after pill report (4:45) September 14, 2006permalink
Correspondent Jen Ross reports on Chile's debate over the morning-after pill. The government recently authorized the free distribution of the emergency contraception to women and girls 14 and older. That decision has sparked fierce opposition in the socially conservative country.
Sperm donor report (2:45) September 13, 2006permalink
Fertility clinics across Britain are experiencing a dramatic shortage of sperm donations. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.
Chilean abortion debate (3:35) September 4, 2006permalink
Correspondent Jen Ross reports on the abortion debate currently raging in Chile. Politicians there are debating whether to ratify a UN protocol on discrimination against women that could make it possible for some Chilean women to have an abortion.
More people have died from bird flu in Indonesia than in any other country. Chad Bouchard reports from the Indonesian island of Sumatra on why the Southeast Asian nation has had so much trouble controlling the disease.
AIDS conference Rwandan report (4:45) August 18, 2006permalink
Correspondent Sheri Fink profiles a Rwandan delegate who attended the AIDS conference in Toronto.
AIDS circumcision report (3:00) August 17, 2006permalink
Reporter Sheri Fink has an update on an unusual study conducted over the last year in the African nation of Uganda. Researchers there have been circumcising men to find out if that practice can help slow the spread of the AIDS virus.