Only 40% of India’s 1.2 billion people have limited access to modern medicine, partially because they cannot afford it. But one man is on a mission to bring affordable treatments care to India’s neediest by passing on surplus medications. Shaikh Azizur Rahman has more in this report narrated by Barry Newhouse.
Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, we have used antibiotics against a host of infections. But now, doctors are finding more and more bacteria are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics available. VOA's Carol Pearson reports that medical practice as we know it will change drastically unless changes are made in antibiotic use in hospitals and by private practitioners.