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WHO medical supplies arrive in Kabul

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KABUL: World Health Organization said on Monday that a cargo carrying over 7 metric tons of medicines and medical supplies had landed in Kabul last week.

The shipment includes medicines for the treatment of 5,000 Afghan children suffering from acute malnutrition and other diseases.

This is the fourth consignment of medical supplies sent by WHO since Taliban takeover which arrived in Afghanistan with the help of logistic teams of Qatar Airways and the Qatari government.

“Health needs in Afghanistan are greater than ever before and we are moving faster to address the shortages in medical supplies to keep life-saving health services running,” said WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Ahmad Al-Mandhari.

Mandhari called Afghanistan’s health system failed and added that children are the victims of the failed system.

He lauded Qatari government for its support in providing medical needs to the people in Afghanistan.

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