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Remote remedies: healthcare in Badakshan Afghanistan

Mobile medical team doctor chooses medicines for a patient
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Dr Bashir consults women in Khaspak during the team's monthly visit. "Five years ago we had no one coming here to check on our health," says Fatima, a mother of three. "But thanks to this medical team, we now have a doctor checking our health and giving us medicines. We still have a lot of problems, but it is so much better."

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