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Afghanistan: caring for the victims in the south

11-11-2013 Feature

Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar is the only regional hospital in southern Afghanistan. It serves more than three million people from five provinces. The hospital delivers dozens of babies daily and it treats the war casualties that arrive day and night. Every month, Mirwais performs more than 1,000 surgical operations and provides some 15,000 outpatient consultations.