Venezuela crisis: Caracas hospital shows sorry state of health system



"This is like a medical facility in a war zone," says Huniades Urbina-Medina, describing the Jose Manuel de Los Rios children's hospital in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
"This used to be the best hospital, not just in the country, but in all of Latin America. We used to welcome patients from all over the region. And look at it now."
As he walks through the building, Dr Urbina-Medina points to the peeling paintwork, the exposed pipes and electricity cables.
"This isn't what a hospital should be, he says, it looks more like a building site."
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9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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