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    Croatia provides $400,000 for midwifery centre

    KABUL (PAN): Croatia has agreed to provide $400,000 for the establishment of a midwifery centre in northern Balkh province, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.



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    160-bed hospital being set up in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): A 160-bed hospital is being established with the financial support of the German government in northern Takhar province, officials said on Monday.



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    65 more school girls poisoned in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): Sixty-five more school girls were poisoned in the capital of northern of Takhar province on Sunday, officials said.



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    Global Fund pledges $20m in aid to MoPH

    KABUL (PAN): The Global Fund, an international financing organisation, on Saturday pledged $20 million in assistance to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to help control and fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria diseases in Afghanistan.



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    17 Takhar schoolgirls ill after 'gas attack'

    TALOQAN (PAN): At least 17 high school girls fell ill and lost consciousness after a suspected  poisonous gas attack at their school in Taloqan, the capital of northern Takhar province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Specialization programme for doctors launched

    KHOST CITY (PAN): A specialization programme for doctors was launched at a ceremony in southeastern Khost province on Thursday, officials said.



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    Bamyan doctors on hunger strike

    BAMYAN CITY 9PAN): Doctors and medics at a 100-bed hospital in central Bamyan province on Sunday went on a hunger strike against what they called the sacking of two specialists, officials said.



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    Kunduz doctors, medics go on hunger strike

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Hundreds of doctors and health workers staged a hunger strike against non-payment of salaries over the past four months in northern Kunduz province on Saturday, officials said.