Series: SURVIVAL (8)

Landmark series about what needs to be done to eradicate deadly diseases

Unprecedented sums of money are now being spent on tackling deadly diseases such as malaria, sleeping sickness and TB that still plague poorer parts of the world, killing thousands.

Government and charitable foundations are spending billions on drugs, research and prevention – but is it enough and is it working?

This landmark series of documentaries examines what progress is being made and what still needs to be done and asks whether it is the moral duty of the richer nations to spend whatever it takes to stop people dying from curable diseases.

Neglected tropical diseases:

Films in the series