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Indira Gandhi Children's hospital located in Kabul is a Children's hospital of Afghanistan.[2] It has 150 beds[3] and in 2004 started the first cerebral palsy center in Afghanistan.[4] It also has an artificial limb center opened with help of Indian government which can fit up to 1000 people with Jaipur legs[5]

Indira Gandhi Children's hospital
Geography
LocationWazir Akbar Khan, Kabul
Organisation
Hospital typeChildren's hospital
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds150
HelipadNo
History
Founded1969[1]

Some Indian physicians working at this hospital died in the February 2010 Kabul attack conducted by Taliban.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ South Asia Politics, Volume 1; Volume 4. p. 30.
  2. ^ Families find little comfort at Afghan children's hospital, CNN, 2009-03-19
  3. ^ Pictures from ISAF: The Indira Gandhi hospital, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)
  4. ^ First cerebral palsy centre for Afghan children opens in Kabul, International Committee of the Red Cross, 2004-05-21
  5. ^ A Ticket On The Caravan To Kabul, Outlook (magazine), 2002-01-28
  6. ^ Guesthouses Used by Foreigners in Kabul Hit in Deadly Attacks, The New York Times, 2010-02-26