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October 7, 1996 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The thinned ranks of female nurses toil in 24-hour shifts. Surgeons have been forbidden to operate on members of the opposite sex. To conform to Afghanistan's new order of things, many of the male employees have stopped shaving. "How I am supposed to operate with a beard down to here?" a doctor at Karte Se Surgical Hospital in western Kabul asked indignantly, chopping with his hand halfway down his chest.
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October 7, 1996 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The thinned ranks of female nurses toil in 24-hour shifts. Surgeons have been forbidden to operate on members of the opposite sex. To conform to Afghanistan's new order of things, many of the male employees have stopped shaving. "How I am supposed to operate with a beard down to here?" a doctor at Karte Se Surgical Hospital in western Kabul asked indignantly, chopping with his hand halfway down his chest.
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June 25, 1995 | ERIN J. AUBRY
The meeting of global minds occurred at an unexpected place: a modest women's clinic on King Boulevard, on the northern perimeter of run-down Santa Barbara Plaza. But it seemed entirely appropriate that T.H.E. Clinic executive director Sylvia Drew Ivie and South African health activist Mankuba Ramalepe would meet there. Both women are winners of the prestigious Nelson Mandela Health and Human Rights Award. Ivie won the award last year and Ramalepe is this year's recipient.
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