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Zimbabwian Disaster

"Zimbabwean doctors have issued an urgent plea for the Government of President Robert Mugabe to rescue the country's collapsing health services as research revealed that Zimbabwean women now have the shortest lives in the world.

The average Zimbabwean woman is dying at 34, figures published on Friday in the World Health Organisation annual report for 2006 said. Zimbabwean men can expect to live only to 37."

Yet again the world sits idly by and watches thee people of an African nation suffer. Where is the outrage about human-rights violations, sanctions or even the threat of them, assistance in many ways to people at risk, etc etc?

Read this article from SMH on the tragedy of Zimbabwe, and its people, here.


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