Sam Everington is a GP in Bromley-by-Bow, one of the poorest districts of London. Four out of ten of his patients are from Bangladesh. Sam passionately believes community health involves not just treating illness, but working with local people on jobs, housing, education. But with far worse poverty back in Bangladesh, Sam has always wondered whether lessons learnt in London will work across the globe. In this programme Sam travels to Bangladesh for the first time to try and find out. With interviews from Gro Harlem Brundtland, exec.director of the World Health Organization, Fred Sai, former director of the International Planned Parenthood Federation and Nobel prize winner Amartya Sen.
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