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Doha conference discusses interim health priorities in Afghanistan

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KABUL: Delegates from the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, donors, Afghanistan representatives and other humanitarian partners convened in a high-level meeting hosted by Qatar to discuss interim health priorities for Afghanistan over the next 18-24 months.
During the 3-day meeting, organized in Doha on 29-31 March, health experts jointly reviewed the current situation and gaps in health service delivery and identified solutions to strengthen the overall service system.
The delegates also discussed opportunities to improve health governance and coordination, and collaborations to meet existing and emerging humanitarian needs of children, women and other vulnerable groups.
addition, approaches and strategies to strengthen the accountability of the Afghan people to support the health sector, including monitoring the effectiveness of international support, are other highlights of this gathering.
This year, nearly 25 million people require humanitarian assistance, with an estimated 18.1 million needing urgent health services in the country.
The conference was also attended by representatives of the Ministry of Public Health of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
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