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PBS Frontline Airs “Sick Around the World” Exploring Healthcare in Five Countries

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In March 2009, PBS’s documentary program Frontline aired “Sick Around the World”, a look at healthcare in five capitalist democracies: the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and Switzerland.  The documentary attempts to answer the question “What can the US learn from these countries?”  In addition to watching the documentary online, you can read the transcript, or order the DVD ($55), and the website includes interviews, discussions, a teacher’s guide, reading and links, analysis (The Cost of Drugs Issue is enlightening) and more.

Also tale a look at “Sick Around America” from Frontline.

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