Publish dateSunday 14 June 2020 - 10:14
Story Code : 212019
Qatar Red Crescent Society Works on Healthcare Project in Kandahar
The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Afghanistan is working to establish a primary healthcare centre in Kandahar province.
The District 3 facility costs $582,000 and is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality rates among the locals, especially women and children.

The other goal of the project is to improve the skills of medical and technical personnel, as well as creating obstetric emergency night shifts and a referral system.
Since its opening, the health centre has served 45,182 patients, including mainly under-5 children, mothers, pregnant women, and women in the childbearing age.
To respond the pandemic, they also held training and awareness sessions for the staff.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
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