Gareth Morgan: What the doctor prescribed

By Gareth Morgan In Diary

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13th December, 2012
Deep in the heart of rural Bangladesh lies the Kailakuri Health Centre, the creation of Dr Edric Baker, a New Zealander who has devoted the past 33 years to his unique formula for providing healthcare for the impoverished of this populous country. Baker is my hero. If I were religious, I would describe him as a modern-day saint. Yet New Zealanders still know so little of his work. There is no access to free public healthcare in Bangladesh: you need money. That locks out the poor and the destitute, who comprise much of the population. No wonder their maternal mortality rate is 24 times ours, ...

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