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Walking Back to Happiness

Synopsis
In the 1960s gynaecologists Reg and Catherine Hamlin left Sydney for a three-year contract in Addis Ababa that turned into a lifetime’s commitment. Shows the hospital they build and meets some of the 14,00 poor women they have helped. They use a mix of modern and traditional treatments for fistula, a condition caused by complications of pregnancy and childbirth.
Series
Qed, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £65.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
See also: THE OUTCASTS.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
Africa; Ethiopia; fistulae; gynaecology; hospitals; incontinence

Credits

Producer
Fiona Holmes

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Address
Now part of BBC Learning
Notes
This company is no longer trading under this name and currently does not have a web presence. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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