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Rebuilding Syria’s decimated medical infrastructure

Before the onset of war, Syria boasted of one of the best healthcare systems in the Middle-East. To successfully rebuild it, the time to look beyond crisis-response is now, say professionals on the ground

January 16, 2017 5:08 PM (UTC+8)
A wounded Syrian boy receives treatment at a make-shift hospital after shelling on the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, in October. Photo: AFP / Abd Doumany
A wounded Syrian boy receives treatment at a make-shift hospital after shelling on the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, in October. Photo: AFP / Abd Doumany