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Patients in Uzbekistan “Have Nobody to Rely on Except for God”

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Uzbekistan, Citizen Media, Health

On Registan.net, Gulnoza Saidazimova paints a bleak picture of the healthcare system in Uzbekistan (part one [1]part two [2]):

[The system is so inadequate and outdated that] a wealthy few head to foreign countries for medical treatment, drawing on their own savings and often those of their close relatives, whereas the majority poor can only hope not to get sick. They have nobody to rely on except for God.