Patients and their relatives sit outside the Lifeline Express hospital train ahead of treatment in Jalore in India’s western state of Rajasthan. Photo: AFP

Indian hospital train brings free surgery and scans to villages lacking adequate health care

In India, where 70 per cent lack easy access to medical treatment, the Lifeline Express has provided top-quality care to a million people for everything from cataracts to cancer; a second train could start running this year

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Patients and their relatives sit outside the Lifeline Express hospital train ahead of treatment in Jalore in India’s western state of Rajasthan. Photo: AFP
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