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Swedish Committee Expresses Concern on Mortality Mothers-Children

(Last Updated On: September 20, 2015)


Responsible at Swedish committee have expressed concerns over the increasing of mortality of mothers and children due to lack of medical services and insurgency activities in the country.

Head the programs in Swedish committee Ahmad Fahim Khalid said,”the main reason for increasing of mortality of mothers and children are coming from the lack of medical services and increasing of terrorist activities across the country.”

Meanwhile Minister of public health insisted that Government will use any options to provide much more medical services for the Nation.

Kabul- Kandahar highway is one of the bloodiest highways of Afghanistan where witnessed most of Taliban bloody attacks, which claimed hundreds of life due to no medical center or clinics a number of mothers and children Minister of Public health Ferozudin Feroz has inaugurated an emergency medical center in Wardak Province to save the life of mothers and children.

Head of the Swedish programming Ahmad Khalid Fahim said,” the mortality of mothers and children increased due to no clinics and terrorist attacks which is a shocking issue for us.”

Local officials in Maidan Wardak have said Taliban threats have caused the doctors not to work in remote areas,in order to find a clinic you should be walking around for hours,in the main time Minister of public health has declared the graduation of very first nursing courses a positive step for providing good health in the area.

Government is trying to use any options for providing good medical services for the entire Nation and improve it soon Minister of Public health Ferozuddin Feroz added.

Wardak Governor Hayatullah Hayat said,” Medical service providers are not working in remote areas due to Taliban threats.”

Maidan Wardak has 66 medical clinics within the province which is the close neighbouring of the capital,local officials believed that in winter season most of the residents in Maidan wardak can access few clinics which is counted as the other factors for such an issue.

Reported by Fawad Nasiri

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