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Sudan Struggles To Import Medical, Science Research Supplies Under U.S. Sanctions, Foreign Policy Reports

Foreign Policy: Sudan Sanctions Deprive ‘Whole Nation’ of Health Care
“…Ever since the United States designated Sudan a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ in 1993 and imposed comprehensive sanctions on the country, doctors and scientists in Khartoum say they have struggled to import supplies and conduct research that could eventually save lives. These sanctions have become increasingly complex and difficult to navigate over the years, making it tough to import equipment, even such basic items as sutures…” (Maxmen, 1/14).

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