FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 40 people, including children, have been affected by the anthrax disease in northeastern Badakhshan province, Pajhwok Afghan News reliably learnt on Wednesday.
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A doctor engaged in an anti-polio campaign has been killed by militants in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Health clinics in the Haska Mina district have no medicine even for first medical aid, an issue ignored by the provincial authorities concerned, residents complained on Sunday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Doctors in northern Kunduz province have called off their strike following the recovery of seven years old, an official said on Tuesday.
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A number of prisoners say they are forced to live under unhygienic conditions in crowded cells at the central jail in Kapisa province.
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have destroyed a drug laboratory after in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Sunday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Medical services at the main hospital in northern Kunduz province were suspended on Sunday when doctors, paramedical staff and pharmacy owners went on strike against the kidnapping of a surgeon’s son.
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An NGO has appointed doctors based on fake documents to several health facilities in western Ghor province, officials allege, voicing concerns about patients’ health.
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Japan contributed medical aid worth around $.7 million to the health department in central Bamyan province, authorities said Sunday.
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