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Afghanistan’s healthcare system on brink of collapse, as - UN …

(4 days ago) WEBAfghanistan’s health system is on the brink of collapse, the head of the World Health Organisation, WHO, warned on Wednesday, while on the streets of Kabul, …

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/09/1100652

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Health Care in Afghanistan Is Crumbling, Aid Groups Warn

(3 days ago) WEBSept. 12, 2021. The health care system in Afghanistan is teetering on the edge of collapse, endangering the lives of millions and compounding a deepening humanitarian …

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/12/health/afghanistan-health-taliban.html

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Acute health needs in Afghanistan must be urgently addressed …

(8 days ago) WEBAfghanistan is one of two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. With only one case of wild poliovirus reported so far this year, compared to 56 …

https://www.who.int/news/item/22-09-2021-acute-health-needs-in-afghanistan-must-be-urgently-addressed-and-health-gains-protected

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Health care collapse in Afghanistan threatens lives of millions as

(8 days ago) WEBHealth care in Afghanistan has literally collapsed in a matter of months, disrupted by conflict and starved of foreign assistance, according to UN agencies and …

https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/08/asia/afghanistan-health-care-collapse-intl-cmd/index.html

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Afghanistan: Rapid decline in public health conditions, WHO warns …

(4 days ago) WEB29 September 2021 Health. Healthcare provision is deteriorating fast in Afghanistan, the UN health agency warned on Wednesday, with cases of measles and diarrhoea …

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/09/1101742

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Afghanistan's health care system is crumbling, says U.S. doc after 5

(3 days ago) WEBIn September, the World Health Organization issued a statement that the health care system in Afghanistan was on the verge of collapse. "Unless urgent action …

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/12/21/1063840640/no-pay-for-staff-no-patient-supplies-no-heat-this-is-health-care-in-afghanistan

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Medics overwhelmed as Afghanistan healthcare …

(8 days ago) WEBMedics overwhelmed as Afghanistan healthcare crumbles. Hundreds of health facilities have shut their doors to patients since aid money to Afghanistan was halted amid a mounting …

https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/9/28/medics-in-afghanistan-face-tough-choices-as-healthcare-crumbles

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Afghan Health Minister: Health Care Is 'On The Verge Of Collapse'

(4 days ago) WEBThe COVID situation is daunting: over 150,000 cases and 7,000 deaths so far. The overall health-care picture is critical as well. To prevent the Taliban from …

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/09/18/1038068777/afghan-health-minister-health-care-is-on-the-verge-of-collapse-but-im-optimistic

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Afghanistan crisis - World Health Organization (WHO)

(1 days ago) WEBAfghanistan makes progress toward polio eradication but challenges remain - 15 August 2022. WHO, UNICEF, Qatar and partners meet to discuss interim health …

https://www.who.int/emergencies/situations/afghanistan-crisis

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Afghanistan’s Health Care System Is Collapsing Under Stress

(2 days ago) WEBKABUL, Afghanistan — Amena, 7 months old, lay silently in her hospital crib amid the mewling of desperately ill infants in the malnutrition ward. Her mother, Balqisa, …

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/06/world/asia/afghanistans-health-care-system.html

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Afghanistan's health system under the Taliban: key challenges

(3 days ago) WEBBefore the Taliban takeover on Aug 15, 2021, Afghanistan had made considerable progress over two decades in increasing the coverage of health services …

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)01806-2/fulltext

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WHO calls for greater investment in Afghanistan’s health system

(4 days ago) WEBThe World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday appealed for donors to ramp up funding to provide healthcare to some 14 million people in Afghanistan, …

https://news.un.org/en/story/2023/08/1139877

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Afghanistan's health system is under duress, but has not collapsed

(3 days ago) WEBAfghanistan's political crisis in August, 2021 triggered economic turmoil and a humanitarian emergency. Widespread hunger threatens the lives of children.1 Media stories relay the …

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(23)00132-0/fulltext

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Urgent health and humanitarian needs of the Afghan population …

(3 days ago) WEBDuring August, 2021, provincial capitals in Afghanistan and Kabul fell into the hands of the Taliban. For many Afghans within Afghanistan and in diaspora communities, the …

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)01963-2/fulltext

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Foreign aid drops sharply as Taliban abuses strain Afghanistan’s …

(6 days ago) WEBISLAMABAD (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Monday that Afghanistan’s public health system has been hit hard following a sharp reduction in foreign assistance, …

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/foreign-aid-drops-sharply-as-taliban-abuses-strain-afghanistans-health-system-group-says

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How Will We Protect Afghans’ Health Under the Taliban?

(6 days ago) WEBI studied maternal and child health and nutrition in Afghanistan and the progress the country had made since the first Taliban government ousting in 2001. …

https://publichealth.jhu.edu/2021/how-will-we-protect-afghans-health-under-the-taliban

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What’s the Status of Healthcare for Women in Afghanistan Under …

(6 days ago) WEBBefore the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in August 2021, many women struggled to receive healthcare. Things are worse a year later.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/healthcare-women-afghanistan-under-taliban/

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How the Taliban adds to Afghanistan's woes when - Health …

(3 days ago) WEB“I lost two of my sons who drowned. I also lost over 400 livestock and my entire crops of wheat and corn,” says Haji Ghulam, a 43-year-old farmer in …

https://health.wusf.usf.edu/npr-health/2024-06-18/how-the-taliban-adds-to-afghanistans-woes-when-it-comes-to-climate-fueled-disasters

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Health in Afghanistan - Wikipedia

(1 days ago) WEBAfghanistan's health workforce shortage is a result of the continued war in the country since 1978, including the historic under-investment in education and training, policies …

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_in_Afghanistan

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Afghanistan's health system suffers critical underfunding, calls for

(3 days ago) WEBLaunched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), a new Alert underscores the crucial importance of ramping up investment in healthcare services …

https://www.who.int/news/item/18-08-2023-afghanistan-s-health-system-suffers-critical-underfunding--calls-for-donor-support

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UN envoy defends failure to include Afghan - Associated Press …

(1 days ago) WEBUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations’ top official in Afghanistan defended the failure to include Afghan women in the upcoming first meeting between the …

https://apnews.com/article/un-afghanistan-taliban-women-girls-education-rights-88e7f5aadb25439b328c90283ae6ab5a

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UN-hosted Doha meeting on Afghanistan faces a credibility test

(7 days ago) WEBThe UN Special Rapporteur on Afghanistan in his report last week described the Taliban’s system of discrimination against women and girls as ‘pervasive and …

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2024/06/global-un-hosted-doha-meeting-on-afghanistan-faces-a-credibility-test/

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Afghanistan: “All tools” approach needed to end systematic …

(3 days ago) WEBMr. Richard Bennett is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan.He officially assumed duties on 1 May 2022. …

https://www.ohchr.org/en/press-releases/2024/06/afghanistan-all-tools-approach-needed-end-systematic-gender-oppression-says

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What to Know About Suicides in the U.S. Army - The New York Times

(6 days ago) WEBAt Fort Riley, for example, there are only about 20 mental-health counselors tasked with caring for more than 12,000 soldiers. As a result, soldiers seeking help can …

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/19/magazine/suicides-military.html

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Officials highlight massive poverty, humanitarian despair in - UN …

(4 days ago) WEBTop officials from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs briefed ambassadors at the 15 …

https://news.un.org/en/story/2024/06/1151346

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How the Taliban adds to Afghanistan's woes when it comes to

(Just Now) WEBThe Taliban adds to Afghanistan's woes when it comes to climate-fueled disasters : Goats and Soda It's a depressingly familiar story — devastating floods …

https://www.npr.org/sections/goats-and-soda/2024/06/04/g-s1-2714/afghanistan-flooding-crisis-taliban-sanctions

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WHO health supplies land in Afghanistan

(Just Now) WEBKabul/Cairo, 30 August 2021 - A plane carrying WHO medicines and health supplies landed in Afghanistan today, 30 August, at 12:25 pm local time.This is the first …

https://www.who.int/news/item/30-08-2021-who-health-supplies-land-in-afghanistan

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Who is Julian Assange, what did the Wikileaks founder do to go …

(1 days ago) WEBJul 2010: WikiLeaks posts classified documents related to the Afghanistan war. Aug 2010: Sweden launches probe of Assange after claims of sexual assault …

https://www.cnn.com/2024/06/25/world/julian-assange-plea-deal-explainer-intl-hnk/index.html

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Afghanistan's Khan can finally sleep after avenging Australia defeat

(8 days ago) WEBJune 23 (Reuters) - Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan can finally look forward to sleeping better after Saturday's T20 World Cup win avenged last year's loss to …

https://www.reuters.com/sports/cricket/afghanistans-khan-can-finally-sleep-after-avenging-australia-defeat-2024-06-23/

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Afghanistan - World Health Organization (WHO)

(4 days ago) WEBNews release. Afghanistan's health system suffers critical underfunding, calls for donor support. 28 December 2022. Statement. Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency …

https://www.who.int/countries/afg/

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