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A newborn baby sleeps inside the Neonatal ward at a Kabul hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Jul 18
With little access to healthcare, expectant mothers simply hope for the best.
2 Jul 18
Limited resources to treat blood cancer leaves many resigned to their fate.
Syrian kids playing in a street. (Photo: Syria Stories)
27 Feb 18
The brutal consequences of not meeting society's expectations.
Syrian boy smoking. (Photo: Syria Stories)
26 Feb 18
Parents and educators warn that stress and family breakdown are the main factors.
An Afghan midwife examines a pregnant woman from a remote village. (Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Sarah R. Webb, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)
22 Feb 18
Locals say that conservative attitudes are changing.
An Afghan child receives a polio vaccine at a clinic in Farza. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Medics fight rumours that programme is a Western plot against Muslims.
A newborn baby receiving care in an Afghan hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
An average of 60 babies are now born there every day.
Residents of Nuristan province demanded improved health services in a debate organised by IWPR in Paron on July 29. (Photo: IWPR)
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2 Aug 17
Event hears that serious measures are needed to deal with the shortfall.
An Afghan pharmacist talks to a young customer. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
8 May 17
Trade in out-of-date or counterfeit medication is booming in country’s east.
A malnurished baby is measured to monitor her growth at a hospital in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Apr 17
Increased fighting and an ongoing economic downturn are leaving many at risk of serious health problems.

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