AbstractPICK OF THE WEEK
UNREPORTED WORLD - AFRICA’s DRUG SCANDALPICK OF THE WEEK
Friday May 30, Channel 4, 7.30-8pmPICK OF THE WEEK
Presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy is pictured with four-year-old Abdurahmane, who has retinal cancer, at Dantec Hospital in Dakar, Senegal. The children’s cancer unit at the hospital is a centre of excellence. But, despite the government having funds to buy morphine, it is difficult to get hold of. Why are patients across Africa being deprived of the single most important drug for relieving the pain of cancer?