Afghans struggle for affordable healthcare

Healthcare report examines how conflict, cost and distance are putting doctors out of reach in Afghanistan.

    Afghanistan's health system has come under fire from the aid agency Medecins Sans Frontiers, or Doctors Without Borders.

    A year-long survey by the group found that one in five people had a family member who died because they couldn't get access to a health facility.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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