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FRONTLINE/WORLD

Ecuador: Country Doctors

  • Aired: 06/13/2007
  • 16:58
  • Rating: NR
Frustrated by his country's lack of healthcare for the poor, especially those in rural areas, Dr. Edgar Rodas started an organization of volunteer Ecuadorian doctors who trek high into the Andes and deep into the Amazon, performing surgeries on a hospital truck and boat. Watch these dedicated doctors in action in our latest video about individuals trying to make a difference in the world.
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