Health Check

Health Check

The BBC World Service's weekly round up of global health stories and topical issues in medicine.

  • Updated:
    Weekly
  • Episodes available for:
    30 Days help

Recent episodes (5)

  • Ebola 1 year on, Icelandic DNA; brain training for eyesight, TB in children

    Wed, 25 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    One year on, those at the forefront of fighting ebola warn of the danger until cases are at zero. Braintraining to improve our eyesight. The human genome in Iceland. finding hidden cases of Tuberculosis.

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  • Affordable dialysis, betel chewing, sperm quality

    Wed, 18 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Affordable dialysis prize, betel chewing and oral cancer in Taiwan, sperm mutations in young men, breastfeeding, IQ and income.

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  • Simulated ward rounds; Indian healthcare; Prostate breast cancer link

    Wed, 11 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Simulating ward rounds to reduce medical error; Corruption in the Indian medical healthcare system; Increased risk of breast cancer with a family history of prostate cancer

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  • Interactive Training for Ebola Health Care Workers

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    Interactive training for ebola healthcare workers; Portable cervical cancer treatment in Peru; Psychological support in Eastern Ukraine

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  • Sun damage: Light therapy; Mouth cancer

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    Sun damage continuing after exposure: Light therapy in Sweden: Sharp teeth causing mouth cancer

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