EMERGENCY’S ANABAH HOSPITAL RECEIVED A SMALL NUMBER OF WOUNDED PATIENTS. During the night of Friday 3 September, Taliban forces pushed further into the Panjshir Valley, reaching the village of Anabah where EMERGENCY's Surgical Centre and Maternity Centre are located. There…
EMERGENCY runs two major hospitals in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley: the Anabah Maternity Centre, and the Surgical & Paediatric Centre - providing free, high-quality healthcare to people living in the province and beyond.
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"Yesterday, we received five patients with gunshot wounds from the airport."
“For two days, the hospital was overflowing, they added extra beds.”
Number of War-Wounded Patients Received Increases in Panjshir
Two of EMERGENCY’s healthcare facilities in Afghanistan have been hit by crossfire in the last 24 hours.
Fighting has been ongoing for days now in Lashkar-Gah, Southern Afghanistan. It is also near our hospital.
"We are receiving wounded patients. We ask all parties to respect this facility and ensure it is not put in danger. HOSPITALS ARE NOT A TARGET!"
Nurses, doctors, logisticians, technicians, guards, cleaners... our local colleagues in Lashkar-Gah, Afghanistan.