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Zimbabwe's ailing health service
A hundred children under five die each day in a country that once had the best medical facilities in Africa.
Last Modified: 11 May 2012 18:32

With an average of 100 children under five dying each day, it may be hard to believe that Zimbabawe was once the country of choice for medical treatment in Africa.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa, in Harare, explains why the healthcare system there has not been able to regain its title.

 

 

 

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