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USA`s Deep South calls in Iran to cure its health system

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle6962844.ece

Deep South calls in Iran to cure its health blues

In ground-breaking project, one of America’s poorest communities is turning to the Middle East to try to resolve its crisis


AS Marie Pryor shuffles along a Mississippi roadside collecting discarded drink cans to sell for a few cents, her breath comes in short puffs caused by a congenital heart defect. The same condition caused her granddaughter’s death earlier this year.
The last place on earth she would look for help is Iran, a country widely regarded in America as the enemy. The US and Iran have not had diplomatic relations for 30 years and the two governments trade daily insults over Iran’s nuclear programme. Last week Tehran charged three American hikers with espionage after they apparently strayed across the border.
But with Congress acrimoniously debating the r

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Added: Dec-25-2009 Occurred On: Dec-25-2009
By: CyrustheGreat
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Iraq, Iran, Middle East
Tags: Iran, Usa, healthcare
Location: Tehran, Tehran, Iran (load item map)
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