Home > Ill and desperate, Venezuela's sick turn to alternative medicine

News
Ill and desperate, Venezuela's sick turn to alternative medicine

Description

Frustrated by Venezuela's drug shortages, crumbling hospitals and out-of-control inflation, more and more people are turning to alternative medicine to treat common ailments.

Added on the 09/10/2019 19:12:57 - Copyright : AFP EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Desperate Venezuelans turn to soup kitchen in Colombia

    A soup kitchen in Colombia offers food and medicine to thousands of Venezuelans fleeing their country hit by unrest and severe shortages.

    01/08/2017 - AFP EN
  • Sick, desperate Venezuelans express frustration at crisis

    Venezuelans are suffering economic and political turmoil that has caused food shortages and deadly unrest over recent months.

    08/07/2016 - AFP EN
  • Chilean protesters turn on pharmacies over high medicine prices

    Santiago, Dec 8 (EFE / EPA).- Chileans have turned on the pharmaceutical industry since the protests over social justice broke out in October, reacting to shortages of medicines and the high prices charged by private pharmacies, which sell brand-name medications at the highest prices in Latin America.(CAMERA: Patricia Nieto y Jose Caviedes, EDITOR: Karla Lopez)

    09/12/2019 - EFE Inglés
  • Venezuelans turn to non-traditional medicine, healers as medicine prices soar

    Venezuela's ongoing economic crisis is provoking a serious health crisis. The country has seen a surge in medicine prices, with severe shortages and the health system going bankrupt. That's pushing more and more people toward non-traditional medicine and healers.

    12/07/2019 - France 24 EN
  • Amid health crisis, Venezuelans turn to non-traditional medicine and healers

    This week, talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition got back underway in Barbados. The negotiation comes as Venezuela's ongoing economic crisis is provoking a serious health crisis. The country has seen a surge in medicine prices, with severe shortages and the health system going bankrupt. That's pushing more and more people towards non-traditional medicine and healers. FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois and Jorge Benezra report from Venezuela.

    12/07/2019 - France 24 EN
  • Faut-il renforcer la taxe Gafa ? Mounir Mahjoubi : "Pourquoi pas"

    @PascaledeLaTour : "Envisagez-vous de déposer un amendement pour renforcer l'efficacité de la taxe ?". @mounir : "Pourquoi pas mais on a voté une taxe qui va permettre de rapporter entre 400 et 600 millions, c'est déjà la moitié du chemin". #LaMatinaleLCI @LCI #La26.

    25/09/2019 - LCI