Ebad meets with Iranian counterpart, discusses need for cooperation

KABUL (Agenices): Afghanistan’s Public Health Minister, Dr. Qalandar Ebad, met with Ain Elahi, Iran’s Minister of Public Health during a visit this week to Tehran for talks on strengthening cooperation between the two sides in the health sector.
Among the topics discussed was that of a specialized cancer treatment center in Kabul, the new cardiac hospital in Bamiyan, training of health personnel, and the treatment of eye diseases, among other issues, Afghanistan’s public health ministry said Thursday.
According to a statement issued by the ministry, Iran pledged their cooperation.
The statement noted that work on the new 200-bed cardiac hospital in Bamyan has been completed and equipment will be delivered to the hospital shortly.
Meanwhile, Ebad invited the Minister of Public Health of the Islamic Republic of Iran to visit Kabul in the
near future.