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Iran pledges to help Afghan health sector


Kabul: Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health announced that Afghan Acting Minister of Public Health, met with Iranian Minister of Public Health in that country.

In this meeting, which was attended by the head of the Afghan Embassy in Iran, in addition to bilateral cooperation in the health sector, there was a 200-bed specialized hospital for heart patients in Bamyan, a specialized cancer treatment center in Kabul, training of health personnel, cooperation in the field of health, Afghan immigrants and creation of eye treatment center were discussed.

Acting Minister of Public Health asked the Iranian side for further bilateral strengthening of the health sector.

Meanwhile Iranian Health Minister said that the work of the 200-bed cardiac treatment center in Bamyan has been completed and the equipment will be dispatched soon.

Referring to the bilateral cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan, he said: We must create facilities between countries in the health sector based on our mutual and cultural values.

Acting Minister of Public Health has returned to Kabul today after his trip to Iran.

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