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Kabul ER: Video Highlights Books for Asia Donation to Afghanistan Hospitals

May 23, 2012

Kabul ER In Afghanistan, physicians across the country struggle to update their skills and provide adequate care to patients because of a lack of equipment, materials, and up-to-date medical texts. In 2011, The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia provided over 4,000 medical texts to health care institutions in Afghanistan. Watch a new video, Kabul ER, filmed inside Afghanistan’s hospitals, that explores the challenges that doctors face when these reference materials are missing.

Related locations: Afghanistan
Related programs: Books for Asia


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