In the first two days, more than 1,500 men, women and children received free treatments worth $503,000 (£304,000). Thirty dentists pulled 471 teeth; 320 people were given standard issue spectacles; 80 had mammograms; dozens more had acupuncture, or saw kidney specialists. By the time the makeshift medical centre leaves town on Tuesday, staff expect to have dispensed $2m worth of treatments to 10,000 patients.
That third world nation? The United State Of America. As matter of fact this was in Inglewood, just outside of Hollywood.
The article goes on to distinguish the differences between healthcare in the U.K. and U.S. Read through that and you realize that we really don’t have the best healthcare system in the world.