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As hospitals close and doctors flee, Sudan's health care system is collapsing

By Lynsey Chutel

30 Apr 2023 · 5 min read

The health care system in Sudan is unraveling, as health workers are caught in the crossfire of a battle between warring generals. The NYT reports.

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With the battle for control of Sudan entering its third week, health care services are rapidly unraveling in the nation’s capital, Khartoum, a grim consequence of the brutal fighting that has raised fears the conflict could devolve into a wider humanitarian crisis.

The total collapse of the health care system could be days away, the Sudan Doctors’ Trade Union warned.

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