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Diary from Sri Lanka's east coast: arrival

  • Nick Rose (a1)
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A 9-year-old girl with large moist eyes stares past the doctor. She had been admitted to a district hospital with fever the morning the tsunami struck. Many patients, nurses and doctors died there, and the girl still has night terrors. The doctor interviewing her lost a number of colleagues and was traumatised himself.

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World Health Organization (2006) WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2006–2011: The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka: World Health Organization Country Office for Sri Lanka.
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