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AFG: Afghan Mobile Health Teams Bring care To Remote Mountain Villages

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GHARMBOLOQ, AFGHANISTAN - JUNE 12: Doctor Mohammed Rashidi deals with a long line of patients at a mosque, makeshift mobile health clinic June 12, 2011, in the village of Gharmboloq, in Shahidan district, Afghanistan. Mobile health units (MHU) employed by the Agency for Assistance and Development of Afghanistan (AADA) supported by the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) cover communities that are inaccessible, underserved and underprivileged. There are six mobile health teams working in Bamiyan, Yakawlang, Waras, Panjab and Kahmard districts. Each mobile health unit consists of a doctor, a mid-wife, and a vaccinator. Their mandate is to reach approximately 100,000 individuals in 400 villages providing free medical health care. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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