Medical assistant Sabrina Link from Bad Krozingen helps provide basic health care to patients and even does home visits. In rural areas where there’s a shortage of general practitioners, medical assistants are becoming increasingly important.
New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
The World Health Organization walked back on its move to make Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a "goodwill ambassador." He has been condemned for rights violations and allowing the health care system to deteriorate.
We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department.
In Malawi, colonial-era laws on homosexuality may have been suspended, but LBGT face ridicule and religious bigotry when trying to access something as necessary and prosaic as medical treatment.
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