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Health Care Services, Clean Water Access Declining In ISIS-Controlled Areas Of Iraq, Country’s Health Ministry Confirms

SciDev.Net: ISIS-held Iraq plagued by health problems
“Residents of Iraqi areas under Islamic State (ISIS) control are suffering from health problems due to a breakdown in local health services, shortages of medicines, and contaminated drinking water. Iraq’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that health care is declining in areas held by the militant Islamic group…” (Fakhir, 1/30).

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