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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 International Activity Report 2018

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