Facing a new disease like Covid-19 is particularly difficult for healthcare workers in low-resource and war-torn countries. The charity Teleheal is helping doctors in Afghanistan fight coronavirus via telemedicine.
Doctors around the world volunteer for the charity, offering life-saving advice on their smartphones and laptops to their colleagues in Afghanistan, Syria, South Africa and Uganda. They are sent patient reports, scan x-ray images and respond with text messages or phone calls.
Video produced and edited by Stephanie Constantine.