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This Startup is Fixing Health Care...in Kabul

AlemHealth was built in a war zone. Its founder is thankful for that.
Aschkan Abdul-Malek on a stopover in Dubai. Source: Siddharth Siva

Aschkan Abdul-Malek had come to Afghanistan to solve problems. He was working for a consulting firm, and in 2013 was helping the World Bank study healthcare constraints in developing countries. One day, as he was home talking to his cook, he learned how personally devastating the healthcare problem could be: The cook was spending six times his annual income to fly his wife to India for medical care, because

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