The hardest communities to reach and treat often live in the most remote, harsh landscapes. On the nomadic islands of the Brahmaputra in Bangladesh, poor migratory communities are so cut off from urban centres that medical treatment is virtually unheard of. Runa Khan, Executive Director of Bangladeshi NGO Friendship, shares the difficult and inspired journey to build a mobile healthcare system using hospital ships, mobile clinics and community medics.
Health Services Administration | Medicine and Health | Place and Environment
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Copyright © 2010 by Lien Centre for Social Innovation
Friendship's 3-Tier Healthcare System: An Innovative Approach to Delivering Healthcare to Geographically and Socially Remote Areas. (2010). Social Space. 114-119. Social Space.
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