Cameroon Dialysis Patients Protest Poor Treatment

Scores of patients suffering from kidney failure, and their relatives, have reportedly blocked traffic around a Yaoundé hospital to protest the shortage of dialysis treatment. Health officials have said that the government is working on acquiring the dialysis equipment and medicine - the shortage of which has been caused by the restrictions brought by the Covid-19 pandemic on overseas travel and imports and an economic slowdown.

Patients undergoing dialysis treatment at Yaoundé University Teaching Hospital.

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