The Civil and Military Cooperation (CIMIC) of the Train Advise Assist Command West (TAAC-W), on the Taurinense Alpine Brigade, has recently distributed 400 kg of medicine to the hospitals in Herat. In close collaboration with Dt. Fariba Seddiqi, responsible for the clinic of Gozarah, and 'Banco Farmaceutico' (an Italian onlus foundation for medicine donations), the activity permitted to help small hospitals and clinics in Herat, the headquarters of the Italian contingent.
At the brief but significant ceremony there were the TAAC-W Commander General Massimo Biagini as well as the elders of the neighboring villages that have an important social and institutional role in the Afghan communities. Before the donation the elders have met General Biagini, presenting him their problems and thanking him for the help provided by the Italian contingent.
The fruitful and continuous relations with the Health Department of Herat and the onlus foundations specialized in medical helps are strengthened by projects for the emergency medical support as well as prevention and information.
Thanks to the Multinational CIMIC Group, the Army Unit specialized in the civil-military cooperation, the support to the population represents an activity that flanks the principal one of training and assistance to the Afghan Security Forces.