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MSF Afghanistan
Jamala, five children, came to MSF’s winter clinic for an antenatal consultation, as she expects her sixth child in less than a month. Herat. Afghanistan. December 2018. © Adhmadullah Safi/MSF

    As the conflict in Afghanistan intensified in 2018, MSF reinforced activities in several programmes across the country, in particular emergency, paediatric and maternal healthcare.

    We saw a steady increase in the number of people seeking medical assistance in our facilities in 2018, as the population contended with insecurity, a dysfunctional healthcare system, and internal displacement resulting from violence or natural disasters such as drought. While the conflict severely impedes people’s access...

    Read full article in the International Activity Report 2018


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