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India delivers the 13th batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan Afghanistan-India
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India delivers the 13th batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Oct 2022, 02:12 pm

New Delhi: In continuation with our special relationship with the people of Afghanistan and in view of the urgent appeals made by the United Nations to assist the Afghan people, India has supplied the thirteenth batch of medical assistance consisting of essential medicines and medical/surgical items like Pediatric Stethoscope, Sphygmomanometer mobile type with pediatric BP cuff, infusion pump, drip chamber set, electro cautery, nylon sutures, among others.

"The same were handed over to authorities of the Indira Gandhi Children Hospital, Kabul," read a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Till date, India has supplied almost 45 tons of medical assistance, which included essential life saving medicines, anti-TB medicines, 500,000 doses of COVID vaccine, medical/surgical items etc.

In addition, India has also supplied 40,000 MTs of wheat for the Afghan people.