Re: [videoblogging] Video of free Health Care in Inglewood last week?
- Further to this discussion from a couple of weeks ago, I just saw that
The Concentra Video Journalism Award was won this year by Alexandra
Garcia for a 5 minute Washington Post video about the Remote Area
Medical Corps last time they were in Virginia.
You can do the follow up when they return, Jay :)
On 21-Aug-09, at 1:00 AM, Jay dedman wrote:
> > Last week, a group that provides free health care for the poor and
> > around the world held a week-long practice in Inglewood, Ca (about
> a stones
> > throw from LAX) for the uninsured of the LA area and beyond. The
> event, held
> > at a former basketball arena, attracted thousands of people
> looking for free
> > medical and dental care. Even with the size of the venue and the
> > number of volunteer doctors and nurses, still many were turned
> away from the
> > event.
> > http://bit.ly/kP2wE
> > Anyway, I'm wondering if any LA area videobloggers on this list
> attended the
> > week-long event to interview patients and/or health care
> practitioners? I'd
> > love to talk to you about your video.
> Im surprised this isnt a bigger story. It's called "Remote Area
> Medical" corps, or RAM.
> It got started to set up temporary hospitals in developing
> countries...till the founders realized that the US had just as many
> people in need of healthcare.
> We plan to attend and film when they set up in our state in october:
> 60 Minutes did a good story here on the overall project:
> These are things Id love to see videobloggers record.
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