Troubled Afghan hospital needs Canadian SWAT team

Kondro, Wayne
October 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/9/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 8, p837
Academic Journal
The article reports on the initiative of the doctors in Canada in adopting the ill-equipped Mirwais Hospital in Khandahar as a contribution to reconstruction of war-torn Afghanistan. The international development security policy research group based in Paris, France argues. At the end, the Canadian International Development Agency should fund a physician-led initiative to upgrade all facets of operation at Mirwais, including funds to send a Special Weapons and Tactics team of Canadian doctors, medical educators and health care administrators to Khandahar to elevate capabilities and standards at the troubled facility.


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