Way forward is combining good from both worldsBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7365.658 (Published 21 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:658
- Rose A Meehan (email@example.com), clinical research fellow
- KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
EDITOR—Biswas has an interesting viewpoint, echoed by many travellers who remark how happy the poor in such and such a country are.1 But I believe it is the kind of thing that can only be said by someone who is not hungry or lacking shelter or warmth.
If the people themselves were asked, the story might be different. My father grew up …