25 March 2014 – Many Afghans are still coping with the consequences of more than three decades of conflict, including the lack of adequate health care.
The United Nations estimates that up to 40% of the Afghan population does not have access to medical care – and many of those people live in its most inaccessible areas.
But now, some doctors are turning to technology to help diagnose and treat patients remotely.
Roja Assadi reports.
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