Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
This film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of 3 years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction.