New health facility opened in Kandahar

Last week, a new health facility was opened in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, according to Afghan media reports. The facility, which took a year to build, at a cost of $200,000 was opened in the Maroof district. Funding for the project came from the United States. According to the Bakhtar News Agency (BNA), the clinic will be open 24 hours and will be staffed with 16 medical professionals. People will be able to go this clinic to take care of basic medical needs, vaccinations as well as minor surgeries. The clinic will not only provide medical services for residents of Maroof, but 10 other nearby villages as well, according to the BNA report.

February 5, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Health News, Reconstruction and Development

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