Decker highlights US as leading donor to WHO in Afghanistan

US Charge d’Affaires Karen Decker

Karen Decker, the U.S. charge d’affaires for Afghanistan, announced that the United States is the leading donor to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Afghanistan.

According to Decker, the WHO is instrumental in providing essential health resources to Afghans, with a focus on the well-being of women and children.

This statement follows remarks from the WHO’s country director, who noted that nearly 18 million people in Afghanistan depend on humanitarian health assistance.

In observance of World Health Day, the WHO emphasized the theme “My Health, My Right.”