Cardiac surgery unit opens at key children’s hospital in Afghan capital

Kabul, February 2 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Afghan caretaker government’s public health ministry has inaugurated a cardiac surgery unit at a key children’s hospital in Kabul, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

The ministry on Tuesday inaugurated the surgical unit of the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Wazir Akbar Khan, a diplomatic district, Deputy Public Health Minister Abdulbari Omar tweeted.

“From now on, complicated surgeries that were normally referred abroad will be performed in Afghanistan,” Xinhua news agency quoted Abdulbari Omar as reporting.

“We are working hard to further enrich this unit and provide standardized health care services to our people,” he added.

A total of 135 children in Afghanistan died of pneumonia and malnutrition in hospitals or roadside hospitals in December last year, according to UNICEF.

He also appealed for a $2 billion fund in December to meet humanitarian needs in Afghanistan.

Source: IANS

Cardiac surgery unit opens at key children's hospital in Afghan capital

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