Healthcare 'reduced' for refugees held in Papua New Guinea

Amnesty International outlines in a report the reduction in medical services available to refugees since being moved from Manus Island detention centre to three smaller facilities on the island in November.

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    Australia has drastically reduced healthcare for refugees detained in Papua New Guinea, human rights watchdog Amnesty International says in a report titled Health Care Cuts.

    Amnesty says that is putting their lives at risk and is calling for an end to the island's detention programme.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports.


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