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Title The doctor's story / TVE ; directed & written by Alex Gabbay.
Imprint [Oley, Pennsylvania] : [Distributed by] Bullfrog Films, [2017]

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Description 1 streaming video file (23 min.)
Series Life ; 10
Life (Bullfrog Films). Series 3 ; 10.
Note Title from title frames.
Originally produced by: TVE, ©2002; previously released in 2003.
Editing, Alex Gabbay ; series editor, Jenny Richards.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Performer Commentary: Jemma Richards.
Note In English and Nepali with English voiceovers.
7 and up.
Description based on online resource; title from title frames (Docuseek2, viewed April 24, 2017).
Subject Maternal health services -- Nepal.
Women's health services -- Nepal.
Birth control -- Nepal.
Mothers -- Mortality -- Nepal.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Nepal.
Abortion -- Government policy -- United States.
Federal aid to maternal health services -- United States.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Nepal.
Nepal.
United States.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Summary In 2001 Dr. Gunraj Lohani trudged eight hours up a long misty trail from Diktel airport in eastern Nepal to take up residence in the local district hospital in Khotang--filled with a determination to bring change to the ailing local health services. This episode of LIFE explores the plight of Nepal's local health services, and links the situation to the Bush Administration, whose reinstatement of the 'global gag rule' has prohibited the U.S. government from funding any non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that support abortion.
Other Author Gabbay, Alex, film director, screenwriter, editor of moving image work.
Richards, Jenny (Film producer), editor of moving image work.
Richards, Jemma, narrator.
Television Trust for the Environment.
Bullfrog Films.