In the News: “Afghani Life Expectancy Rising As Healthcare Improves”

An Afghani doctor cares for a child.

A few days ago, The Guardian reported good news from Afghanistan.

Yes, you read that right. In terms of life expectancy, things are looking up for Afghanis, and the main reason for this is improved healthcare.

God-willing and with your help, we hope to see similar reports like this for Iraq in the very near future. 2012 is set to be our most lifesaving-ist year yet–thank you for making it possible! Be encouraged, and go read the rest of The Guardian’s article here.

Photo by The Canadian Red Cross. Taken at a hospital in Bamyan, Afghanistan.