UNAMA – Photo Gallery – Photo of the Day – 7 December 2005

 


Two women and a child are waiting to see a doctor in Macroraionlocality in Kabul city

Twenty-sevenyears of conflict have devastated Afghanistan’s health sector.Although basic health services are now available to nearly 80 percent of the population health indicators remain poor with an averagelife expectancy for both men an women of only 42 years.

Providing heathcare especially in remote villages is a key priority for the Governmentand UN agencies working in Afghanistan.