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Health care gap in Sudan’s Kassala

March 22 - 2018 KASSALA
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The residents of Kassala complain about the deterioration of the health environment in the teaching hospital and the lack of medical doctors in addition to the interruption of the CT scanner for months.

Residents from Kassala said the state government had not been able to repair the CT scanner for months, noting that patients are traveling to other states to complete diagnosis.

They have pointed out to the high cost of magnetic resonance imaging in Kassala.

They said that Kassala Teaching Hospital suffers from a shortage of general practitioners and deterioration in the hospital environment, pointing to the suspension of appointment of new doctors. They called on the state government to improve the health services in Kassala as soon as possible.


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