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Romania: Further information on Denial of medical care/health concern

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 39/007/2004

On 20 February, an Urgent Action was issued about Poiana Mare psychiatric hospital in which 17 people had died since the beginning of the year. The publicity in the Romanian media given to this action was extensive and it put the pressure on the Romanian authorities. Our letter-writing has played a very considerable part in this and has produced some important results.

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