Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Uruzgan officials donate blood

Uruzgan officials donate blood

May 24, 2012 - 20:54

TRINIKOT (PANinfo-icon): Following residents’ complaint about a shortage of blood for patients at the civil hospital in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, local officials, including the governor, on Saturday donated blood to the hospital.

Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada, who along with other officials visited the hospital to donate blood, said he was very happy after donating blood which could be given to people in need.

Akhundzada urged provincial officials to take part in the blood donation drive to help save precious lives.

Public Healthinfo-icon Director Khan Aqa Meykhel praised the officials for donating blood, saying the hospital faced a lack of blood and that poor residents could not afford to buy it.

“If people willingly donate blood, the problem of blood shortage will overcome to a large extent,” he said.

Zeba, who brought her child to the hospital, said, “My child who has a rare blood is sick due to deficiency and while the blood bank has no blood.”

Lotfullah, another resident, said when he brought his patient to the hospital, he was told there was no blood in the hospital.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update