New Hospital and School Opened in Herat Province

The New Herat Hospital

Yesterday, in the Gazar Gah district of Afghanistan’s western province of Herat, Afghan and foreign officials opened the doors to a new hospital. A press release sent to stated that the hospital is “composed of a large main entry area which also serves as a waiting room, a wing for women and children, and another for men, which also includes general services”.В  There are plans to build two other hospitals in the province.

Also in Herat, a girls’ school was opened in the Mirman Hayati district. The school is a two-story building and it contains 20 classrooms.В  It is already furnished and has the equipment to educate 2,000 girls. A ceremony was held to mark the opening of the school, and in the end, backpacks, notebooks, pens and stationery were distributed to the students.

Both projects put many Afghans to work as they used local contractors to do the building.В  The funding for both projects (hospital and school) came from the Italian government.

March 18, 2010 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Education, Health News, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

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