The Golden Age Of Aid

People who have vounteered for overseas aid work later in life tell their stories.

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The first programme features a retired head teacher from Bradford who was sent to Ethiopia by VSO and a Scottish doctor with a grown up family who travelled to Georgia in the former Soviet Union with Medecins Sans Frontieres.

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Today a GP from Sussex describes her work with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Uzbekistan, treating tuberculosis and repaying what Chekhov described as every doctor's 'debt to medicine'.

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Featuring a former teacher in a remote area of China and a woman who went to work in Zambian prisons.