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300-Bed hospital opened for drug addicts in Kabul

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300-Bed hospital opened for drug addicts in Kabul

drugaddictsA newly built 300-bed hospital to treat drug addicts was inaugurated in south Kabul’s Jangalak area by the Second Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili on Tuesday.

Mr. Khalili called on the judicial branch to prosecute drug smugglers in order for anti-narcotic efforts to succeed.

According to the Ministry of Public Health and United Nation’s counter-narcotics office, Afghanistan now has over 1 million addicts, of which 81% are men, 13% women and 8% children.



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