Friday, January 16, 2009

Saving Soweto - Overload - - Part 1

In part of Al Jazeera's series on Soweto's Bara hospital we visit Medical Admission Ward 20 which deals with all of Sowetos non-surgical medical emergencies.

Doctors are constantly overwhelmed by the numbers of patients seeking help and in this ward, sixty to eighty per cent of deaths are due to HIV and AIDS.