After Funding Afghanistan's $300 Million Dam, Now India To Cure 4000 Afghan Kids Of Heart Disease

15 Sep 2015 5:58 PM GMT
After Funding Afghanistans $300 Million Dam, Now India To Cure 4000 Afghan Kids Of Heart Disease
Representational Image source: Deadlinelive | Information Source: Indiatimes & Business Standard  

Most of the children have a ‘hole in heart’ condition, which in medical terms is called Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Khaama press reported Afghanistan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) as saying on Sunday.India will spend over $3,000 on each heart patient in the coming five years. If the expenses exceed $4,000, the remaining balance would be paid by the ARCS.

Praising India’s efforts for helping Afghan children, ARCS spokesperson said, “India has always assisted ARCS.” , according to a report published on Business Standard

Just last month, India’s India’s major reconstruction project in Afghanistan, the Salma Dam, began to near completion. India began the reconstruction work of the dam in the war-torn country in 2006. Thousands of Afghan residents expressed their gratitude by visiting the Indian consulate. (Read more here)

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