In 2011, the government still talks about finance more than the issue of health care. Without access to medical care, the only time we see ordinary people in hospitals is during their promot... More
Doctor-filmmaker probes capitalist exploitation in medical world 2011/11/29, Source, Song Yoon-hee, a medical doctor and filmmaker, speaks about her documentary "White Jungle", which looks into the darker side of health care in Korea. / Yonhap By Lee Hyo-won
A doctor has stepped up as an ombudsman for patients who cannot afford proper treatment due to what she calls the"capitalist exploitation of the medical word" and has made a movie to make sure her voice is heard.
"White Jungle" by occupational environmental physician Song Yoon-hee has been creating a buzz online, even before its theatrical release Thursday, as it documents the darker side of the current healthcare system,...More
In 2011, the government still talks about finance more than the issue of health care. Without access to medical care, the only time we see ordinary people in hospitals is during their promotional videos. Commercialization has turned the dirty market for health care into a white jungle. Doctors and patients have become accustomed to the jungle. However, there must be a new law in this jungle. In this movie, we look for an answer that considers medical treatment as public welfare and not a personal means of profit.
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