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NIMA ROOZ: Cardiac Disease On The Rise In Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has registered 52,000 cardiac patients in government-owned health facilities in the country in a year while the number of those suffering heart disease is on the rise, officials from MoPH said on Saturday.

Almost 50 percent of cardiac disease patients die due to lack of medical facilities, medical equipment and lack of heart specialists, the ministry said. 

In this episode of Nima Rooz, host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Nabil Paktin, cardiac specialist.

Nima Rooz

NIMA ROOZ: Cardiac Disease On The Rise In Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has registered 52,000 cardiac patients in government-owned health facilities in the country in a year while the number of those suffering heart disease is on the rise, officials from MoPH said on Saturday.

Almost 50 percent of cardiac disease patients die due to lack of medical facilities, medical equipment and lack of heart specialists, the ministry said. 

In this episode of Nima Rooz, host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Nabil Paktin, cardiac specialist.

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