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    On Olympic Day, Afghan athletes donate blood

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of athletes donated blood to deserving patients, especially those injured in a recent wave of clashes in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    Malaria eliminated in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Malaria has completely been eliminated in northern Kunduz province, where no positive case has surfaced over the past six months, residents and officials said on Tuesday.



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    Badghis residents without basic health facilities

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Residents of northwestern Badghis province complain of inadequate health facilities, asking the government to take necessary steps in this regard.



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    No anti-polio drive in Helmand in 3 months

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): No anti-polio vaccination campaign could be launched in parts of southern Helmand province over the past three months due to lack of cooperation from residents, health officia



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    90pc residents drink unsafe water in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Ninety percent residents in western Nimroz province face an acute shortage of potable water and as a result, hundreds of people, mostly children, are being treated at hospitals for water-borne diseases, residents and officials said on Sunday.



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    100 of drug addicted evacuated to rehab centre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least one hundred drug addicted were shifted from Pul-i-Sokhta area of capital Kabul to Jangalak drugs rehabilitation centre for treatment, an official said on Sunday.



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    Treatment of patients with burn injuries begins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, the Indira Gandhi Hospital in the capital Kabul started last month treating patients with burn injuries, a doctor said on Thursday.



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    65 tonnes of expired medicines torched

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Public Health Department officials on Saturday set afire expired and low quality medicines weighing 65 tonnes in southern Kandahar province.



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    6 people die of dog bite in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Stray dogs have bitten nearly 150 people during the past two months and six of them have died of rabies in central Kapisa province, residents said on Saturday.



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    Medical camp treats landslide survivors

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A medical camp has been set up in the landslide-hit Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province and so far 200 patients from surviving families have been treated, the public health director said on Sunday.