Lesotho 'motorbike-medics' boost health cycle
Doctors ride motorcycles for long distances on bad roads to bring better healthcare to villages.
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2012 11:21

Poor roads, long distances and poverty often prevent patients in Lesotho from getting access to adequate healthcare.  

Now medical professionals are traveling to their patients on motorbikes.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Maseru.


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