Iraq Health Care Crisis Iraq's health care system -- a priority for the new U.S. civil administration -- faces critical shortages of medicine. One aid agency reports many hospitals could shut down within two weeks because of lack of supplies. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.
NPR logo

Iraqi Medical Facilities Run Short of Medicine

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1279425/1279426" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Iraqi Medical Facilities Run Short of Medicine

Iraqi Medical Facilities Run Short of Medicine

Iraqi Medical Facilities Run Short of Medicine

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1279425/1279426" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Iraq's health care system — a priority for the new U.S. civil administration — faces critical shortages of medicine. One aid agency reports many hospitals could shut down within two weeks because of lack of supplies. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.