Brazil's military takes healthcare to Amazon

Naval ship helps far flung communities gain access to medical equipment and supplies.

    Almost half of Brazil is covered by the Amazon rainforest.

    But providing healthcare services to the millions who live there is no easy task.

    Now, the military has stepped in with the Navy, having sent a specially equipped ship to serve as a floating hospital.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from  Archipelago of Bailique in the Brazilian Amazon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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