22-year-old Sharifa is one of the thousands of Afghan mothers struggling to overcome the hurdles that are posed by a healthcare system weakened by decades of war, poor facilities, and social and cultural barriers that are difficult to break.
A long night in our Kabul Surgical Centre: the 3 operating theatres and emergency room worked tirelessly to treat 32 people wounded after a powerful car bomb attack in Pul-e-Alam.
Afghanistan recorded 3,458 civilian casualties within the first half of 2020 according to UNAMA News. This conflict continues to ravage the country and destroy lives.
From our hospitals in Afghanistan, we reiterate the need for an enduring ceasefire, constructive talks and a new era of peace.
Afghanistan is more than war.