Plight of Iraq's sick children

Iraqi hospitals still face chronic shortages of doctors and medicine and children are among those who suffer most.

    Years of violence in Iraq has left a severe shortage of doctors, nurses and the most basic medicines.

    Areas outside Baghdad particularly suffer from the frail state of the country's healthcare system.

    And, as Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports, children are often the most vulnerable.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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