WHO builds new trauma center in remote Afghan district

KABUL, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has commenced construction of a new trauma center in a remote district in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, the agency announced on Thursday.

As part of efforts to expand trauma services across Afghanistan, WHO has commenced construction of a new trauma care unit (TCU) in Spin Boldak district, with support from European Union Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid, the agency said in a tweet.

The TCU building construction will be completed in three months and half, the agency said.

The WHO is supporting 130 TCUs across the war-hit Asian country.



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