Kids Hospital: Your Child in Their Hands - Netflix

Reality series following the emotional journeys made by the parents of some of the young patients admitted to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

Kids Hospital: Your Child in Their Hands - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-17

Kids Hospital: Your Child in Their Hands - Mona Hanna-Attisha - Netflix

Mona Hanna-Attisha (born 1976) is a pediatrician and public health advocate whose research exposed the Flint water crisis. Her research revealed children were exposed to dangerous levels of lead in Flint, Michigan. She is now the director of an initiative to mitigate the impact of the crisis. She is commonly referred to as “Dr. Mona”.

Kids Hospital: Your Child in Their Hands - Awards and honors - Netflix

Hanna-Attisha, for her role in exposing the Flint Water Crisis and her public health advocacy in response to the criis, was named one of Time Magazine's Most Influential People in 2016 and she was also named to the Politico 50. She was also the recipient of the 2016 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling and the PEN American Center James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Award and one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans of 2016. Hanna-Attisha was also named Michiganian of the Year by the Detroit News. She was awarded the Rose Nader Award for Arab American activism by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) and named the Champion of Justice by ACCESS (Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services). In 2016 Hanna-Attisha was the commencement speaker at Michigan State University, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Virginia Tech as well as two other universities. In 2017 she was the commencement speaker at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources. Hanna-Attisha has also been recognized by environmental organizations, including the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, the Michigan Environmental Council, the Ecology Center and Children's Environmental Health Network. She was also named a Union of Concerned Scientists 2016 Got Science? Champion. On 30 March 2017, Hanna-Attisha was named an honorary co-chair of the March for Science. On 21 July 2017, Hanna-Attisha and Edwards were jointly awarded the first Disobedience Award by the MIT Media Lab for “for defying conventions of peer review as they sought to bring attention to Flint's water crisis before more people were affected.” Hanna-Attisha and Edwards donated the $250,000 award to victims of the crisis. Hanna-Attisha was awarded the 22nd Heinz Award for public policy in September 2017 for exposing the Flint Water Crisis and her subsequent work.

Kids Hospital: Your Child in Their Hands - References - Netflix