February 21, 2018 12:43 IST

After Economic collapse, medicine in Venezuela is running out

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Kidney disease patients and their relatives wait at the waiting room of a dialysis center in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Reuters
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Lismar Castellanos, 21, who lost her transplanted kidney, cries while she speaks on the phone with a relative during her birthday celebration at a state hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Reuters
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Yasmira Castano, 40, who lost her transplanted kidney, lies on a bed at a state hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Reuters
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Francisco Marti (R), 78, a kidney disease patient, recovers while waiting to be picked up after a dialysis session, at waiting room of a dialysis center in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Reuters
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Lismar Castellanos, 21, who lost her transplanted kidney, poses for a selfie with her mother and friends during her birthday celebration at a state hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Reuters