PBS’ ‘NewsHour With Jim Lehrer’ Launches Global Health Unit Web site, Three-Part Series on HIV, TB in South Africa
PBS' "NewsHour With Jim Lehrer" last week launched a Web site for the show's new Global Health Unit, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. On Monday, "NewsHour" began a three-part series about South Africa that examines efforts to address HIV/AIDS, the increase of HIV/tuberculosis coinfections and the impact of HIV/AIDS on children. The series runs through March 25 and coincides with World TB Day on March 24 ("NewsHour" release, 3/19).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.