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Afghans see dramatic boost in health care

By Patrick Quinn
Associated Press / December 1, 2011
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Afghans are living longer, fewer infants are dying, and more women are surviving childbirth because health care has dramatically improved around the country in the past decade, according to a national survey released yesterday. The survey indicates that increased access to health care in Afghanistan, more hospitals and clinics, and more trained health care workers and doctors have significantly contributed to an overall improvement in the health of most Afghans.

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