Afghanistan is struggling to recover from more than 3 decades of conflict, displacement, and destruction of its infrastructure. The population of Afghanistan is around 31,108,077 (July 2013 est.), which includes the 2.7 million Afghan refugees the population of Afghanistan is increasing rapidly. Afghanistan has a predominantly young population, where almost 50 percent is less than 17.9 years of age, the proportion of population under 17.9 is among the highest in the world and significantly higher than that of neighboring countries.
"Neurological care in afghanistan,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 8
, Article 6.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol8/iss3/6