IRANIANS OPEN HEALTH CENTER IN AFGHANISTAN'S HERAT PROVINCE
The Iran Clinic was inaugurated in Herat Province on 6 February, Mashhad radio reported. The 30-bed clinic has two operating rooms, a laboratory, and a radiology room and is intended to serve the inhabitants of Herat. This is not the only example of Iranian assistance to the Afghan health sector. Afghan Public Health Minister Sohaila Sediq visited Iran in mid-December, and an Iranian health delegation went to Kabul at the end of December. The Iranian Red Crescent Society opened a clinic in Nimruz Province on 25 October, according to Mashhad radio. Nimruz Province Governor Karim Barahowi said at the time that work on the clinic began one year earlier, and the clinic provides emergency services and disease treatment. BS
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