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12 Feb 17
Gender violence, poverty and associated social problems fuels widespread mental health problems.
An Afghan midwife student examining a pregnant woman at the Bamiyan Provincial hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
9 Feb 17
Community care has massively reduced maternal mortality.
The surgical hospital in al-Sham set up by the Syria Relief and Development organisation. (Photo: Obeida al-Taraf)
26 Jan 17
Medical charity is rolling out dozens of local aid projects.
An al-Ruqyah al-Shar’iyyah session performed on a young man suffering from headaches. (Photo: Hazza Adnan al-Hazza)
17 Jan 17
Casting spells seen as an effective treatment for epilepsy.
Three-year-old Arzu Gurbanli died after surgery. (Photo courtesy of Gurbanli family)
19 Oct 16
Despite significant improvements, many people feel they are not getting the best treatment.
22 Sep 16
Field hospitals and healthcare clinics are providing free treatment.
A mother carries her sick son for a treatment at a clinic in Farza, Afghanistan. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
16 Aug 16
Corrupt staff reported to exhort money and beat up vulnerable patients.
EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador Piotr Switalski.  (Photo: IWPR)
29 Jul 16
Experts discussed rates of cancer, urban development and ongoing EU talks.
Leishmaniasis patient in a Kabul hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Jul 16
Health officials are concerned by rising rates of the parasitic disease.
3 Apr 16
The mortality rate has increased, but so have government efforts to fight the disease.

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