A robot of the Siasun Robot and Automation Corporation simulates the use of a medical instrument on a model of a human skeleton at the WRC 2016 World Robot Conference in Beijing, China Picture Thomas Peter/Reuters
A relief convoy carrying aid entering the besieged Syrian town of Madaya.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent said 44 trucks loaded with food and other aid entered the rebel-held town, while 21 other trucks went to the government-controlled towns of Fuaa and Kafraya on Tuesday
A young wounded Syrian girl waits for treatment at the Unified Medical Office for Douma, a make-shift medical centre in the rebel-held town of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, following reported heavy shelling and air strikes by government forces on the town killing nearly a dozen and injuring many children according the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.
A child affected by the famine waits to get medical treatment in Tharparkar, Sindh province, Pakistan. Reports state that about 47 people, most of them infants, died in January of malnutrition.
Medical University graduates throw up mortarboards during the celebration of their graduation in Minsk on Friday. More than one thousand doctors left the university this year
A Pakistani boy suffering from Measles lies asleep after getting vaccinated at a medical camp in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday. Pakistani health authorities were scrambling to vaccinate thousands of children across the country after a measles outbreak. Measles was suspected to be the main cause for dozens of deaths last year in Sindh.
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Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first Minister unveils a 3D visualisation of a human head and neck on Wednesday in Glasgow, Scotland. Commissioned by NHS Education for Scotland and designed by Glasgow School of Arts Digital Design Studio, the visualisation will revolutionise medical and dental training.