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In rural Afghanistan, the doctor arrives on the back of a donkey

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Doctor Basir Ahmad Jaghori, left, rides a donkey with his medical team to the top of the mountain pass on a two hour trek on June 9, heading to the mountain village of Raquol, in Panjab district, Afghanistan. Dr. Jaghori and his team had to carry everything in by foot and donkey. The team saw 160 patients during the monthly visit to the village, including patients from ten outlying villages.

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Doctor Mohammed Rashidi deals with a long line of patients at a mosque serving as a makeshift mobile health clinic on June 12 in the village of Gharmboloq, in Shahidan district, Afghanistan.

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Women wait to be seen by a doctor on June 11 in the mountain village of Faladi, in Bamiyan district, Afghanistan.

Photographer Paula Bronstein has been documenting the work of medical teams delivering free health care to remote communities in Afghanistan. There are six mobile health units working in Bamiyan, Yakawlang, Waras, Panjab and Kahmard districts, each team consisting of a doctor, a midwife, and a vaccinator. The program, which is supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),  aims to reach approximately 100,000 individuals in 400 villages.