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Gayle: Global poverty and poor health are symbiotic

Gayle: Global poverty and poor health are symbiotic

As a pediatrician at an inner-city hospital, Dr. Helene Gayle found herself treating the same patients over and over.

These children weren’t necessarily facing a particular disease — their visits had more to do with their family situations, events they couldn’t solve on their own.

“After a while, I realized that if I really wanted to have an impact on these children,” Gayle said, “it wasn’t by practicing individual medicine.”