Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Free Documentary Screening April 15 to Focus on Health Care Systems from Around the Globe

KINGSVILLE - April 08, 2010

Contact: Jason Marton
jason.marton@tamuk.edu or 361.593.4143

Film to be followed by panel discussion

KINGSVILLE (April 8, 2010) –In an effort to further the dialogue surrounding health care in the United States, several Texas A&M University-Kingsville student organizations are screening Sick Around the World—a documentary that highlights health care practices from a global perspective.

The free film screening begins at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 15, in room 308 of Rhode Hall on the A&M-Kingsville campus and will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by political science professor Dr. Nirmal Goswami. Panelists will include professors, students and community leaders.

Sick Around the World represents Frontline and Washington Post correspondent T. R. Reid’s attempt to explore healthcare systems and attitudes towards health care in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Taiwan.

The screening is sponsored by the A&M-Kingsville chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha International Political Science Honor Society, the Pre-Law Society, the Roundhouse Movie Club and the American Medical Student Association.

For more information call 593-3501.

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