Wednesday, August 25, 2010

India: Mobile Clinics Bring Health Care to Women and Children


Villagers from three poor fishing communities along the Bay of Bengal, on India's east coast, received check-ups and medicine at free clinics this weekend. The sudden change from summer’s heat to the rainy monsoon season has created ripe conditions for the spread of viral infections. Mothers with their children and older villagers lined up to be seen by a physician. Nearly 400 patients were served this weekend.

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