Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto

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Al Jazeera reveals the inside workings of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, the only hospital in South Africa's biggest township. Known affectionately as "Bara", the hospital is the largest in the world sprawling over 173 acres, 429 buildings and 10km of corridor. There are more than 3,000 beds to serve a population of about four million. In eight episodes Al Jazeera follows doctors and nurses as they deal with a multitude of health issues affecting Soweto's black population and finds out what motivates with little recognition.

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Al Jazeera reveals the inside workings of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, the only hospital in South Africa's biggest township. Known affectionately as "Bara", the hospital is the largest in the world sprawling over 173 acres, 429 buildings and 10km of corridor. There are more than 3,000 beds to serve a population of about four million. In eight episodes Al Jazeera follows doctors and nurses as they deal with a multitude of health issues affecting Soweto's black population and finds out what motivates with little recognition.

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Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 8 - Intensive Care

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s1e8 Intensive Care
February 27, 2009
A touching story from Bara's ICU about the hospital's longest running patient, Peter Bouhail, ill with a severe case Guillain-Barré Syndrome. His rehabilitation and friendship with the nurses is heart-warming and inspiring.
Season Finale
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 7 - Pandemic

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s1e7 Pandemic
February 20, 2009
About nine hundred South Africans are dying each day from HIV and AIDS. Getting people to admit they have the disease and onto treatment is a major stumbling block in the management of the continent-wide pandemic. "Pandemic" follows the doctors and nurses
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 1 - 24 Hours of Trauma
s1e1 24 Hours of Trauma
January 9, 2009
January 9, 2009
24 Hours of Trauma
Series Premiere
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 2 - Overload
s1e2 Overload
January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009
Overload
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 3 - From Craddle to Grave
s1e3 From Craddle to Grave
January 23, 2009
January 23, 2009
From Craddle to Grave
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 4 - Seeing the Light
s1e4 Seeing the Light
January 30, 2009
January 30, 2009
Seeing the Light
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 5 - Healing the Wounds
s1e5 Healing the Wounds
February 6, 2009
February 6, 2009
Healing the Wounds
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 6 - Vital Organs
s1e6 Vital Organs
February 13, 2009
February 13, 2009
Vital Organs
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 7 - Pandemic
s1e7 Pandemic
February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009
Pandemic
Watch Al Jazeera: Saving Soweto Season 1 Episode 8 - Intensive Care
s1e8 Intensive Care
February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009
Intensive Care
Season Finale

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