How the Healthcare Rebuilding Goes in Post-Conflict Afghanistan

  • William Newbrander
  • A. Frederick Hartman
The Hospitalist
Volume 10 Number 1, January 2006

Over the past two decades Afghanistan became known to many for its invasion by the Soviets (the war the mujahideen fought against its occupiers), the bloody infighting that followed the Soviet withdrawal, and the horrific rule of the Taliban. The expulsion of the Taliban in 2001 by coalition forces and Afghanistan’s recent steps toward democracy have made it the focus of much world attention.