The foundation stone for the first vaccination centre in the Southern Zone was placed in Kandahar. Many attended, including Kandahar Governor Dr. Toryali Wesa and Health Department Director Dr. Abdul Qayom Pokhla.
Primarily the centre will be a vaccination centre for children. It will consist of three floors and it will be built on three jeribs of land, next to the Health and Education Institute of Kandahar. Besides vaccination services, the centre will also provide health care training for students. International financial support from UNICEF has been critical in constructing this beneficial centre.