After outbreak, Asmat in need of more medical specialists

Agats

Jakarta, posted: Sat, January 20 2018 | 12:21 am

The recent measles outbreak and malnutrition cases suffered by children living in Asmat regency in Papua have exposed the devastating fact that there has been a serious shortage of doctors in the regency ever since it was established 15 years ago.

The situation became apparent at Agats General Hospital in the regency’s capital of Agats on Friday. The hospital had been receiving patient...

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