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How Afghanistan is coping with humanitarian health crises

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Despite extraordinary circumstances there are indications that the health of Afghans is improving. This report from the World Health Organization in Afghanistan shows the remarkable progress that has been made but also the day-to-day struggles the people face. Dr Soraya Dalil, Afghanistan's acting health minister, talks about the co-ordination needed at every level of the health system.

With displaced communities, conflict and susceptibility to natural disasters Afghanistan is struggling to put workable, effective health systems in place. The WHO is working with a range of partners to address the problems, and, as this report shows, progress is being made and the future is hopeful.

Report provided by WHO, including footage from WHO, UNAMA, ICRC, UNTV, UNDP, WFP, UNMAS


Links:

www.emro.who.int/afghanistan

www.who.int/disasters

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