Season 8, Episode 1 The Doctors of Nigeria
First Aired: January 6, 1981
Examining doctors in Nigeria, primarily rural practitioners who call themselves “traditional healers” and use herbs to treat their patients for maladies ranging from yellow fever to broken bones. Raymond St. Jacques narrates.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)