KABUL: (MEP) – Kabul Municipality had started a USAID funded treatment project for the second time to treat maternity ailing mothers with the poorest financial condition in the capital Kabul, the mayor said Thursday, Wakht reported.
An opening ceremony in which the Kabul mayor, Mohammad Younus Nawandish had attended was held in the central hospital located in Pul-e-Sokhta area of the capital, from where the two-week project had been started and expected to be extended to other districts of Kabul.
The process with $20,000 outlay had been financially aided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and would spend a week to treat those women affected with maternity problem and faced poor economic condition in Pul-e-Sokhta area, according to the mayor.
The next phase (another weeklong process) would be shifted to the district level, covering the people with similar condition, said the mayor adding the process would be conducted countrywide in the next step.
The doctors and personnel working in this project would receive privileges and wages besides salaries, said Nawandish who added large number of women have queued to receive remedy in turn.
Appreciating the step taken by the Kabul Municipality, a maternity ailing and resident of 6th Kabul district, Sakina told Wakht News Agency that she had harsh financial problem and couldn’t get treated in private healthcare centers, so had come to be treated by the Municipality facilitated healthcare.