'Children were dying of hunger': the doctor fighting for Ecuador's poor – podcast

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Medic turned health activist Dr Erika Arteaga-Cruz has vowed to remedy the country’s poor record on treatment for communities in dire need

Dr Erika Arteaga-Cruz left her work in an Ecuadorean hospital to become a health campaigner, trying to get medication and treatment to the country’s indigenous communities. ‘We took a huge range of medicines, but what they really needed was food.’ Arteaga-Cruz talks to Lucy Lamble about her work improving the living standards of the most vulnerable people in society.

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