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Syrians desperate for medical aid

With public health-care system close to collapse, doctors are forced to use industrial pipes for treating broken limbs.

Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 18:28
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Medical aid is running desperately low in Syria, forcing doctors to use industrial pipes and valves for treating broken limbs. The international aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontiers says the public health-care system has collapsed, with hospitals and doctors often under attack by both sides of the conflict.

An Al Jazeera film crew has been in Ghouta to see how doctors there are coping.

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