Many African nations are experiencing a medical brain drain, thousands of their doctors and nurses are actively recruited to leave and work in the West; Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Edward Mills
Violence is a fact of life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but medical care is not, which is why the aid group, Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to open the first emergency care clinic in a Rio slum
Surgery to help children born with congenital heart defects is common in the United States. But not in Russia. The World reports on one group, called Heart to Heart, that is trying to change that by sending medical missions to Russia.
The health care industry is considered relatively recession proof. But not for everyone. In Los Angeles, many Asian immigrants are struggling to keep their health care jobs. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Today's answer is the Sudanese state of South Kurdufan. That's where emergency medical doctor James Maskalyk spent 6 months as a volunteer for Doctors Without Borders. He's written a book about his experience...and tells anchor Marco Werman about it.