The health system in Afghanistan has shown resilience and positive outcomes in the past two decades. Despite recent political and economic challenges, there are opportunities to extend healthcare to underserved regions and enhance the healthcare model, aiming for improved health and well-being for Afghans. However, uncertainties persist regarding security, women's roles, and funding, as the system heavily relies on external assistance and out-of-pocket spending. To address the challenges, a Health Sector Transitional Strategy (HSTS) for 2023-2025 focuses on enhancing coverage, service quality, financial protection, and emergency response, while also prioritizing collaboration across sectors and partners for sustained progress in Afghan health and well-being.

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