Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Audio Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Heart surgical ward inaugurated in Kabul hospital

Heart surgical ward inaugurated in Kabul hospital

Oct 20, 2020 - 16:51

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): For the first time, a heart surgery ward was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Indira Gandhi Children Hospital in Kabul, with the first heart surgery due coming week, an official said.

Acting Healthinfo-icon Minister Dr. Ahmad Jawad Usmani, while inaugurating the facility, said it was their first public Heart Surgery Ward in the country.

He said this ward was established and equipped with financial support of Italy. He added some doctors were sent abroad with Italy financial support to get essential training in heart surgery field and they would now serve in this ward.

He said the first heart surgery operation would be conducted free of cost next week and in future patients referred by the Red Crescent Societyinfo-icon would be operated here.

Referring to heart diseases treatment in the ward, Usmani said: “We strive to expand the services of this ward and conduct more complicated heart operations here.”

He pledged that the Public Health Ministry would speed up reform process in this hospital, which was the government priority.



Related Article

Add new comment



Etisalat Get more data, Etisalat Afghanistan

Twitter Update