The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.
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Some 3,000 people have Hemophilia in Afghanistan, MoPH

KABUL: The country’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) marked World Hemophilia Day in Kabul under the name of “Access for All” on Monday, the ministry said in a statement. Mohammad Ishaq Sahebzada, deputy finance and administration minister of the Ministry of Public Health, in a ceremony held on the occasion, said: “I am happy that today our country, like other countries of the world, celebrated World Hemophilia Day, which aims to raise awareness, advocate and deal with the health condition of these patients.” “In 2022, about 1,125,000 thousands of people in the world had hemophiliacs, including 3,000 in Afghanistan – of which 857 live in Kabul city, the statement quoted Deputy Minister as saying. He added that out of 3,000 cases in Afghanistan, 59 women are affected. Sahebzada said that treatment centers for Hemophilia patients in the country’s zones will be inaugurated and he promised that the leadership of the Ministry of Public Health will not spare any efforts in this regard. Meanwhile, health officials at the event also requested more cooperation from national and international organizations to treat these patients in the country. Hemophilia is usually an inherited bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot properly. This can lead to spontaneous bleeding as well as bleeding following injuries or surgery. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.