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Ecuador: Country Doctors

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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ABOUT FRONTLINE/WORLD

Developed by Frontline producers at WGBH in conjunction with KQED in San Francisco, Frontline/World turns its lens on the global community, introducing viewers to countries and cultures rarely covered by the US media.

 

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