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Source: Missionary International Service News Agency (MISNA)
Date: 26 Nov 2010
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/VVOS-8BKSZJ?OpenDocument

The conditions of civilians recovering in hospitals is “dramatic” and their conditions, because of the lack of medicine and medical equipment “is a serious cause of concern”, said Mohammed Yousuf, director of the Medina hospital in Mogadishu, one of the largest in Somalia.

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9 March 2010 – The United Nations is setting up mobile health clinics and distributing hygiene packs and maternity kits to women and children returning home to former conflict zones in northern Sri Lanka. (more…)

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Mental illness in Iraq rises as care falters
By Erica Goode
International Herald Tribune

In a different time, in another country, where violence and terror did not stalk the streets, Dr. Amir Hussain could practice psychiatry the way he once hoped to.

He can see it in his mind: the clean, tastefully decorated hospital wards, the well-stocked pharmacies, the gleaming laboratory equipment, the thickly carpeted consulting rooms, the halfway houses and outreach teams that help chronically ill patients reestablish their lives outside the hospital. (more…)

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