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President Rossella Miccio Hosts M8 Alliance Webinar on Care in Afghanistan

How can we improve access to care in Afghanistan?

On 15 January 2024, EMERGENCY President Rossella Miccio chaired this discussion as part of the M8 Alliance Webinar Series on Refugee and Migrant Health.

Special thanks to panelists Martina Valente, PhD, presenting conclusions from EMERGENCY’s report; Dr Wahid Majrooh, Afghanistan’s former Acting Minister of Public Health; Professor Karl Blanchet, Director of the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies and Professor in Humanitarian Public Health at the University of Geneva; and Professor Amir Takian, Vice Dean and Head of Department of Global Health Policy at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Watch the full discussion


Last year, EMERGENCY and the research centre CRIMEDIM released a report entitled ‘Access to Care in Afghanistan: Perspectives from Afghan People in 10 Provinces’, which examines changing healthcare needs and accessibility of care in the country since August 2021. Find out more information and download the full report below.

The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres, Universities and National Academies is the academic foundation of the World Health Summit. The M8 Alliance Webinar Series on Migrant and Refugee Health is coordinated by Sapienza University of Rome.