Meet Peter and Lackson - best friends since they were children in a small mining town on Zambia’s copperbelt. Back then, they dreamt of being doctors. Today, they run the country’s biggest hospital, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka. When you think of an African hospital you think of corruption, poverty, filth and chaos, but here are two African doctors. They have have worked all over the world and have decided to go home and turn around their country’s ailing hospital. MEDICINE MEN follows Peter and Lackson over a year as confront all the problems of running an African Hosptial.
Producer/Director Lisa Fairbank
Lambent Productions. 2009