Ahmad Shah Baba

Afghanistan

Decades of conflict have ruined Afghanistan’s economy and infrastructure and many people rely on humanitarian aid.

MSF focuses on emergency, paediatric, and maternal healthcare in Afghanistan, which has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world.

We work in two hospitals in Kabul and one in Helmand province, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health. We also run a maternity hospital in rural Khost province, and a drug-resistant tuberculosis programme in Kandahar.

In October 2015, US airstrikes destroyed our trauma centre in Kunduz, killing 42 people. The trauma centre has been closed since then, but the need for lifesaving trauma care remains extremely high.

Key activities

 
Afghanistan

Tackling child malnutrition in Helmand

Project Update 19 Jul 2012
 
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Providing surgical care

Project Update 21 May 2012
 
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MSF condemns attack on medical facility and suspends activities in Khost

Press Release 17 Apr 2012
 
Afghanistan

'No Weapons, No Fees' - MSF in Afghanistan

Project Update 6 Mar 2012
 
Hospital in Khost province, Afghanistan
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MSF opens maternity hospital in Khost

Press Release 5 Mar 2012
 
Afghanistan

MSF treats wounded after Kunduz protests

Press Release 26 Feb 2012
 
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MSF treats victims of bomb blast in central Kunduz

Project Update 12 Dec 2011
 
Afghanistan

MSF opens a surgical hospital in Kunduz

Project Update 18 Oct 2011
 
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Immediate care given to victims of military bus attack in Afghanistan

Voices from the Field 12 Apr 2011
 
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Dangerous aid in Afghanistan

Voices from the Field 12 Jan 2011
 
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Working to improve paediatric care in Boost hospital Helmand province Afghanistan

Project Update 10 Jul 2010
 
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Reinforcing emergency healthcare in Helmand, Afghanistan

Project Update 10 Jul 2010
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