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Hospital in Kabul receives 8 malnourished children every day

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Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.

United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) expressed concern about the situation of malnourished children in Afghanistan and added that Indira Gandi hospital in Kabul receives up to 8 malnourished children on daily basis.

“As the humanitarian crisis deepens, the Indira Gandi Children’s Hospital receives up to eight cases each day of children suffering complications associated with severe acute malnutrition.” Reads the Twitter post of UNICEF.

Meanwhile, the United Nations has also expressed concern over measles spread in Afghanistan that also killed tens of Afghans last month.

As per the United Nations, only in the northwestern Ghor province, 95 children died from measles and malnutrition over the previous month.

This comes as Afghanistan’s health situation is also on the brink of collapse and is in dire need of international aid and support.

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