Middle East | Blighted: war's toll on Syria's health and healthcare

Blighted: war’s toll on Syria’s health and healthcare

Conflict constitutes the worst concerted attack on healthcare in living memory. Experts say it will take decades to recover from the infrastructural and psychological scars

January 12, 2017 4:39 PM (UTC+8)
An injured Syrian man on the Syrian side of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Syria and Turkey waits with his child outside a hospital on December 16, 2016. Photo: AFP / Bulent Kilic
An injured Syrian man on the Syrian side of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Syria and Turkey waits with his child outside a hospital on December 16, 2016. Photo: AFP / Bulent Kilic