Celebrating Women’s History Month: Dr. Sumaira Yaftal

“Good quality health care should be possible everywhere, even in poor, remote areas.”  Sumaira Yaftali

Sumaira Yaftali (b.1982), physician at Malalai Maternity Hospital in Kabul, the biggest women’s hospital in Afghanistan

“I want to become a good doctor because the Afghan society is so damaged.War has brought many needs, especially for women. Our culture makes access to health care very difficult…Whomever I marry must agree to my profession and to the objective of helping our people. Good quality health care should be possible everywhere, even in poor, remote areas.”

Learn more about Sumaira Yaftali:

http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/afghanistan_53815.html

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