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Somali medics: From gunshot wounds to hernias

10 May 2013 Last updated at 13:01 BST

Since the militant group al-Shabab were pushed out of the Somali capital in 2011 the security situation has improved greatly.

But their exit has also brought about a change in the type of medical attention members of the public require.

Staff at the Medina Hospital in Mogadishu more used to treating war-related injuries are now trying to adjust to the peacetime needs of its patients.

Lu Yang reports.