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Hippocratic :18 experiments in slowly changing the world.

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The Suter Art Gallery

208 Bridge Street

Nelson, Nelson 7010

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Hippocratic is a feature-length film exploring the life story of this acclaimed Indian physician, Dr MR Rajagopal. From cowardly child to fearless visionary, this compelling tale sees its hero come full-circle to rediscover the first principals of medicine.

This exquisite first-person account, narrated by David Suchet CBE, tells the story of an extraordinary global health leader in Dr MR Rajagopal, or Dr Raj, who is described by the New York Times as ‘the father of palliative care in India’.

Dr Raj is a small man with a big dream: a pain-free India. His mission is to bring ethical practice to modern medicine through whole person care. To achieve this he must provide universal access to essential, and heavily restricted, pain medicines. Hence, this spiritual leader of ethical medicine now shares the story of his life’s work. Reflecting on effecting change and relieving unnecessary human suffering in a country of 1.25 billion people, almost one sixth of the world’s population.

Most of all, be inspired by the impact that can be made by a small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission and altering the course of history.

Proceeds willl be shared between Pallaium India and Nelson Tasman Hospice

Tea, coffee and juice with light nibbles will be available after the movie and included in the price . Bar will be open to purchase beer and wine.

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