Head of WHO arrived in Afghanistan to discuss health issues with Taliban

Head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adan Graybeesus arrived in Afghanistan to meet with representatives of the Taliban (a terrorist organization prohibited in Russia) and discuss health issues. This is reported by TASS with reference to Tolo News TV channel.

The main topic of the meeting in Kabul will be the problem of “termination of the health sector of Afghanistan on the part of the World Bank.” The head of WHO will discuss with the Taliban the opportunity to resume the financing of the sector.

At the end of August, the WHO representative in Afghanistan Ahmed Al-Mandhary said that the Afghan medical institutions completed the reserves of medicines. He stressed that internal migration and riots engulfed the country increase the risk of new outbreaks of COVID-19.

Earlier, UN Secretary-General Antoniou Guterrish called on to make a number of exceptions from the sanctions against the Taliban to avoid the collapse of the Afghan economy and create conditions for the effective distribution of humanitarian aid. He stressed that the main task of the UN and the international community is to avoid a catastrophic humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.

/Media reports.