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AP Investigates Congolese Hospitals’ Detention Of Patients Who Cannot Afford Bills In 2nd Part Of Series

Associated Press: AP Investigation: Congo hospitals openly imprison patients
“…An Associated Press investigation found that only one of more than 20 hospitals visited in the copper-mining metropolis of Lubumbashi did not routinely imprison patients. Though government officials condemn the illegal practice, a Ministry of Health official in Kinshasa noted that ‘health officials cannot be everywhere’…” (Cheng, 10/26).

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