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WHO sends nearly 10 tonnes of medical supplies to Afghan regions

Geneva, June 22 (UNI/Sputnik) The World Health Organization (WHO) sent nearly 10 tonnes of medical supplies to the areas of Afghanistan hit by a devastating earthquake that rocked the country on Wednesday, the WHO country office in Afghanistan said.
"A shipment of 9.8 tonnes and 95 cubic meters of medical supplies are on the way to the #earthquake affected areas of #Afghanistan. These include 30 #emergency health kits, 50 surgical kits & other meds to treat the wounded at hospitals," the organization said on Twitter.
WHO medical teams are supporting local health workers in treating patients injured in the earthquake, the country office noted.
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