Violence Continues To Cut Off Access To Health Care Throughout Afghanistan
IRIN: Afghan health care under siege as escalating conflict cuts off access
“…Throughout Afghanistan,… an increasingly violent struggle for control is threatening access to vital health care. Pressure from a web of armed groups, including a resurgent Taliban, has seen medical workers targeted and health clinics commandeered or shut. This has obstructed access to lifesaving care for hundreds of thousands of Afghans this year…” (Hamer, 10/26).
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