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A hospital tour in Nigeria

TEDGlobal 2007 · 14:23 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Dr. Seyi Oyesola takes a searing look at health care in underdeveloped countries. His photo tour of a Nigerian teaching hospital — all low-tech hacks and donated supplies — drives home the challenge of doing basic health care there.

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Physician Seyi Oyesola co-developed the "Hospital in a Box" — a pop-up, portable, solar-powered OR for off-grid medicine in Africa and elsewhere. But, he says, Africa needs more than new tools to heal itself. Full bio

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