Ishkashim (Ishkashem, Eshkashem, Ishkoshim) is a town in Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan,the capital of Ishkashim District. It lies on the Panj River, at a point where its direction turns sharply north. Ishkashim lies opposite a town of the same name in Tajikistan.
Before entering Afganistan, fever and diarrhea had repeated. Finally I had high fever and had to visit a hospital.