A yr into Taliban rule, the variety of new child deaths and miscarriages in a single province, Badakhshan, have almost doubled, native docs say.
Overseas funding which financed Afghanistan’s public healthcare was frozen in August final yr. Our correspondent Yogita Limaye has hung out in maternity wards there, witnessing the insufferable struggling of girls with no entry to ache reduction, pressured to share beds, and an acute scarcity of docs.
Amongst all of this, some infants are beating the chances, and surviving, however tragically many are usually not.
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