Dispatches from abroad: laughter amid the land mines

Mayhew, Maureen
December 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/12/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p1601
Academic Journal
Presents the author's experience in Bala Morghab, Afghanistan. Details of the author's visit which was to provide medical backup for an Afghan physician; Discussion of the poorly managed waiting line; Discussion of Islamic law which enforces gender segregation; Description of what it is like to be a foreign woman in the Islamic culture of Afghanistan.


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