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Public healthcare 'the next disaster waiting to happen'


Devi Shetty is an Indian heart surgeon and a businessman who wants to make major surgery affordable for the masses, by means of mass production.

He tells Stephen Sackur that the model of healthcare provided by the state can no longer work because the costs across the world have become too high.

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday, 9 January 2012 at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30 and 21:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 0430 GMT on Monday, 9 January and at 0030 GMT on Tuesday, 10 January.

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