NBC News published this video item, entitled “Program Offers New Hope For Treating Childhood Cancer Worldwide” – below is their description.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the World Health Organization launched a program to make childhood cancer medications widely available to developing countries around the world. NBC News’ Catie Beck reports on a 4-year-old patient who was flown to the U.S. from Zambia for treatment, where her doctor was able to work with St. Jude surgeons.
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Zambia, in southern Africa, is a landlocked country of rugged terrain and diverse wildlife, with many parks and safari areas. On its border with Zimbabwe is famed Victoria Falls – indigenously called Mosi-oa-Tunya, or “Smoke That Thunders” – plunging a misty 108m into narrow Batoka Gorge. Spanning the Zambezi River just below the falls is Victoria Falls Bridge, a spectacular viewpoint.