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How do you fight a stroke epidemic with no neurologists? This country is trying to find the answer

A home visit to HIV-positive patients in the south of Zambia. Image: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Oliver Staley

Management Reporter, Quartz

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Zambia Image: Quartz
(Data from 2016) Image: Quartz, World Heath Organization
Stanley Zimba Image: DMS Productions/Dawson Sikute
Dr. Omar Siddiqi attends to a patient in a ward at University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.
(From left) Lorraine Chishimba, Allison Navis (a visiting doctor from the US), Deanna Saylor, and Stanley Zimba examine CT scans of UTH patients Image: Quartz/Oliver Staley
Zacheaus Chikasa (right), who suffered a stroke in 2015, with his wife and grandson Image: Quartz/Oliver Staley
Mashina Chomba Image: Quartz/Oliver Staley

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