Pakistan

Drought Hit in Thar - Outbreak of Waterborne Diseases (as of Jan 09, 2016)

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33 children die after outbreak of disease in drought-hit Thar

More than 200 ailing children, meanwhile, have been admitted to different hospitals in the drought-hit Thar district

Hospitals are facing a shortage of doctors. Only 298 doctors are available, which includes child specialists and female doctors. Meanwhile, over 215 dispensaries remain non-functional in Thar's remote villages