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HSP Partner Dr. Wahid Bahear Helps Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, HSP Partner Dr. Wahid Bahear, Director of the Central Veterinary Diagnostic Research Laboratory is leading a small team in his organization’s national lab in Kabul to run 100 COVID-19 diagnostic tests per day. He has also assisted the Ministry of Public Health in the effort that has enabled veterinary regional labs around Afghanistan in Herat, Jalalabad, Kandahar, and Mazar-e Sharif  to run COVID-19 testing as well. The partnership between the Ministry of Public Health and Dr. Bahear will make a critical impact in Afghanistan’s fight against the Coronavirus by increasing the number of labs capable of diagnostic testing.

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