Motherland Afghanistan
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Motherland Afghanistan
In a country where once in seven women dies during childbirth, a filmmaker whose compassionate father works in women's medicine strives to provide optimism and hope to patients who endure their debilitating illnesses with remarkable courage. Sedika Mojadidi's father once worked in Kabul's Laura Bush Maternity Ward - where scare medical supplies, outdated equipment, and even clogged toilets rendered virtually impossible the proper care of his patents. When Mojadidi travels to a modest, but newly erected hospital in the Ghazni region to follow his father's career, however, he… More

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"An engrossing documentary about a compassionate doctor trying to make a difference in Afghanistan which has the second highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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