Transitioning Afghanistan’s Health Sector: The Urgent Need for Taliban’s Responsibility

Oct. 26, 2023

Mustafa Basij Rasikh and Alyssa Sharkey address the urgent need for the Taliban to assume financial and operational responsibility for Afghanistan's health sector, especially public hospitals, after the International Committee of the Red Cross withdrew support for 25 hospitals. The authors emphasize that transitioning from temporary donor funding to long-term strategies is crucial to ensure the sustainability of health services.