August 20, 2007

Baghdad: Alwaiya Children's Hospital

As Bob mentioned in his previous post, he and Jim spent time interviewing people at the Alwaiya Children's Hospital in Baghdad. When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began renovating it in 2005, the hospital was falling apart and about 60 years behind the times. This year the final touches are being put on the newly-renovated hospital that is now bustling with patients receiving care in clean, healthy and up-to-date facilities.

Here are some photos from the day Bob and Jim spent there [click for larger versions]...

Speaking with the hospital director:

Sick children treated at the hospital:

Bob and Jim will have video footage of all this when they return.

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