Healthcare on Manus is worse

2/818 – Going blind, begging for painkillers: Manus medical neglect continues

Days after a coroner found “systemic failures” caused the death of Hamid Kehazaei on Manus Island, doctors say healthcare on the island is the worst it has been. Guardian Australia has learned of at least two critical cases being left untreated: one man faces permanent blindness and another has been five days with a suspected fractured femur, given only Panadol and a bandage. Doctors say more refugees under Australia’s care will die if healthcare is not reformed.

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