3 Billion and Counting - The Malaria and DDT, Bedbugs and DDT, West Nile virus and DDT, and Insects and DDT Project
Films of Record Production : Malaria - Fever Road: "MALARIA: FEVER ROAD
(1 x 80 mins)
TX: 11.20pm Tuesday 11th January 2005, BBC2
Malaria is the deadliest disease in the world, killing millions every year.
Fever Road tells the story of Peter Kombo, Chief of Kiagware village in Kenya, as he battles through the malaria season.
Many of his villagers, particularly the young, are dangerously sick, and Chief Kombo struggles to get help for them from local authorities."
Journeyman Pictures : documentaries : The Malaria Parasites: "Africa - The Malaria Parasites - 52 min 00 sec [26 October 2006]
This is the untold story of how the global racket in fake drugs turned an easily curable disease into Africa’s biggest child killer.
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This is the untold story of how the global racket in fake drugs turned an easily curable disease into Africa’s biggest child killer. According to leading scientists, millions of children could have been saved if the pharmaceutical industry and World Health Organisation had collaborated to address the problem. Now, signs are emerging that malaria is developing resistance to the one effective drug which can still treat it. It’s a development which threatens patients all over the world. But - after decades of silence - has the WHO left it too late to act?"
So you think you are safe from Africa’s number one killer? Think again.
Today, malaria kills twice as many people as AIDS, with some four million deaths a year. Of the two billion people living in regions with malaria, thirty-five percent of them is infected with this disease…It’s enough to give you the shivers.