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Uganda

Undernutrition in the first 3 years of a child's life is a common but preventable crisis in certain countries. A baby's mental and physical development can be irreversibly damaged after 2 years of undernutrition. However, it is a condition from which an estimated 200 million children worldwide suffer and is believed to contribute to 3.5 million child deaths annually. In this program a number of child-specific health care interventions in Uganda are evaluated.

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Greenland

Important coastal regions of the ice sheets on Greenland and West Antarctica, and the glaciers of the Antarctica Peninsula, are thinning and contributing to sea level rise. Also shrinking is the regional culture for the 56,000 people who live there.

 

 

  • 2019-11-22T19:30:00-08:00
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Afghanistan - Malalai Joya

"You can cut the flower, but you cannot stop the coming of spring." This episode of "What in the World" features Afghan women's rights activist, Malalai Joya.

Elected in 2003, Joya was expelled from Parliament in 2007 for refusing to retract a speech. She fights for the rights of the people, particularly disadvantaged women.

  • 2019-11-29T19:30:00-08:00
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Sierre Leone - After Ebola

Sierra Leone is officially Ebola free. But memories of the disease and the devastation it caused are still fresh. The country will have to deal with the consequences for many years to come.

  • 2019-12-06T19:30:00-08:00
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Digital Dumping in Ghana

Ghana has become one of the world's digital dumping grounds, where the West's electronic waste piles up — hundreds of millions of tons of it every year.

  • 2019-12-13T19:30:00-08:00
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