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A Healthy Future From the Ashes of Uncertainty

William Ruse


Afghanistan is a country that has been ravaged by war. In the modern era where age longevity from birth is approaching or has surpassed eighty years, an average Afghan lives barely half that long. The socioeconomic status of the country is reflected in the fact that the average wage earner earns less than $2 per day. To improve the socioeconomic sta-tus of the country, its citizens must have access to – and use – healthcare services. From prevention to nutrition, from diagnosis to treatment, from education to training, from equality to access – the road map must be clearly marked and kept up to date. This is happening and the turmoil of the past is being forged into a more healthy future.


Afghanistan; Global Health; Health Management

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