In a series of powerful observational films, based on compelling human dramas, we explore some of the major health issues facing the world today: what makes a good doctor? How to work with big pharma? How to provide affordable care to the poor?

In a remote Thai village, a mother, at risk of losing her soon-to-be-born baby, is being rushed five hours through the countryside to a district hospital: will she get the emergency caesarean she needs to save her baby?

In the backstreets of Istanbul, a poor man is dying of lung cancer: will his local hospital be able to provide him with the operation that he needs to prolong his life?

In an affluent corner of Texas, a patient is recovering from routine back surgery: but how will he meet the exorbitant health bill he has been presented with?

Different countries, different answers, shared challenges...


Programme Details

6 x 60'