WHO praises Japan’s ongoing healthcare aid to Afghanistan

Khaama Press

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the sustainable aid provided by the Japanese government in the healthcare sector for Afghanistan during a visit by a Japanese delegation to the Afghan-Japan hospital.

Wednesday, the World Health Organization shared on its social media platform X that the visit of this delegation further strengthens the collaboration between the Japanese government and WHO in Afghanistan.

Japan had previously announced its commitment to supporting Afghanistan by providing $6.9 million in collaboration with the World Health Organization to enhance Afghanistan’s capacity to respond to infectious diseases.

Japan is considered one of the significant contributors to aid efforts in Afghanistan. Following the resurgence of the current regime of the Taliban, Japan extended substantial assistance to various sectors, including earthquake victims, in Afghanistan.

The recent political changes in Afghanistan have left the nation in a state of uncertainty, compounding the already dire humanitarian crisis.

Afghanistan is facing a bleak future due to a series of challenging events, including the devastating Herat earthquake on October 7, 2023.

The forced expulsion of Afghan migrants from Pakistan during a severe humanitarian crisis and harsh winter has added to the country’s woes.

WHO praises Japan’s ongoing healthcare aid to Afghanistan