A yr into Taliban rule, the choice of new child deaths and miscarriages in a single province, Badakhshan, have just about doubled, native medical doctors say.

Overseas investment which financed Afghanistan’s public healthcare was once frozen in August final yr. Our correspondent Yogita Limaye has frolicked in maternity wards there, witnessing the insufferable struggling of girls and not using a get entry to to ache reduction, compelled to proportion beds, and an acute scarcity of medical doctors.

Among all of this, some small children are beating the percentages, and surviving, however tragically many don’t seem to be.

Filmed through Sanjay Ganguly

Produced through Imogen Anderson

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