Latest News

    Health

    Health

    Ebola virus: Special teams deployed at airports

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has deployed special teams of doctors at airports nationwide to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from being imported to the country, an official said on Thursday.



    Health

    Ahmadzai orders probe into patients' woes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai paid a visit to the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul and inquired after the health of patients and congratulated them on the occasion of Eidul Adha, his office said on Monday.



    Health

    Daikundi public health director removed

    NIELI (Pajhwok): Based on an in-depth investigative report by Pajhwok Afghan News on health problems in central Daikundi province, the public health director has been sacked, officials said on Tuesday.  



    Health

    Anthrax hits dozens of Badakhshan residents

    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.



    Security and Crime,Health

    Insurgents gun down doctor in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A doctor engaged in an anti-polio campaign has been killed by militants in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Health

    Haska Mina clinics face dearth of medicines

    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.



    Health

    Docs call off strike after child’s rescue

    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.



    Health

    Inmates complain of unhygienic conditions

    Bakhtar Safi

    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.



    Health

    Drug lab destroyed in Nimroz, 9 arrested

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have destroyed a drug laboratory after in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Sunday.