Our series last week about health care rationing has generated a lively online discussion. Listeners are sharing their thoughts. Sheri Fink and Dan Wikler are taking your questions until December 31st.
In South Africa, the government puts limits on life-sustaining kidney dialysis, and that puts medical professionals in a difficult position. Reporter Sheri Fink has the first in a four-part series on health care rationing around the world.
The medical needs in Haiti are so great, and the resources often so limited, that doctors and nurses working there since the earthquake have had to make some wrenching decisions. Reporter Sheri Fink brings us a rare behind-the-scenes look.
Reporter Sheri Fink, who's also a medical doctor, has been traveling around Port-au-Prince. She's following the work of one of the ?disaster medical assistance teams? that the US Department of Health and Human Services sent to Haiti.