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July 4, 2017

What a less invasive and less expensive treatment for clubfoot can mean for kids in India.

"Clubfoot, a treatable birth defect that can bring pain and social isolation, is often not treated in the developing world. But a treatment developed a half century ago by a docto...

May 12, 2017

"Sports medicine has advanced enough in Canada that even the most severe knee injuries can be treated and cured. Not so in Uganda, which is why a team of doctors is leaving Friday to help the country join the modern age. Squire Barnes reports."

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December 22, 2014

A Canadian team has come up with an ingenious solution for using an ordinary powerdrill safely in surgery - wrapping it in a sterile bag.

View the video clip at: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30516005

August 27, 2008

'The John Akii Bua story: An African Tragedy' is the story of one man, and of Africa itself; its glory, potential - and tragedy.

At the Munich Olympics of 1972, John Akii Bua, from the impoverished African country of Uganda, powered round the inside lane in the 400m hur...

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