World Health Organization confirmed on Monday, November 8 that an aircraft carrying nearly seven metric tons of medicines and medical supplies had landed in Kabul last week.
The supplies include medicines for the treatment of 5,000 Afghan children suffering from acute malnutrition and other diseases.
It is WHO the fourth consignment of medical supplies is since August 30 that it arrived in Afghanistan in collaboration with logistic teams of Qatar Airways and the Qatari government.
The organization’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Ahmad Al-Mandhari said that health needs in Afghanistan are greater than ever before and added that they are moving faster to address the shortages in medical supplies to keep life-saving health services running.
Mandhari called Afghanistan’s health system failed and added that children are the victims of the failed system.
He has also thanked Qatar for their collaboration in providing medical needs to the people in Afghanistan.