Kala Azar – Black Fever 25:00, 2008 (Ref: AS08638)

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Description

Visceral Leishmaniasis, also known as Black Fever, is almost always fatal. But now a new drug has been licensed, tested and brought to the people of India by the Institute for OneWorld Health, and the hope is it will make a huge difference to the battle against one of the most deadly diseases in the world. We travelled to India to see what impact the new drug is having.

AWARD:

Winner of most popular documentary of the year on BBC World.

Part of a 29 x 25-minute documentary series produced for the BBC. These films can be bought individually or as a series.