TITLE

Where's the health in Afghanistan's reconstruction?

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the reluctance of the European Union, the U.S. and other countries to invest in the public health components within several reconstruction projects in Afghanistan. He cites the responsibility of Canada to ensure that the Mirwais Hospital, a tertiary care facility in Khandahar, is at least minimally equipped to handle the increased load. He also urges Canada and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to invest in Afghani health infrastructure.
ACCESSION #
25809229

 

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