JALALABAD (PAN): Another 10 minor Afghan children died of extreme cold at the Torkham border-crossing after their families were stranded due to the closure of the gate by Pakistani authorities, officials said on Saturday.
FAIZABAD (PAN): A dozen of children have died of pneumonia, the single largest cause of death in children worldwide, in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Friday.
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Pakistani doctors were banned from private practice in northern Takhar province after public complaints that some foreigner doctors were fleecing local patients, an official said.
KABUL (PAN): Ministers of public health and counternarcotics on Wednesday told lawmakers they had accelerated the rehabilitation of drug addicts across the country.
JALALABAD (PAN): The disabled community in Nangarhar lamented that the government continued to ignore their welfare and failed to provide employment opportunities.
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The number of AIDS patients has doubled in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.
MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A woman health worker who suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by unknown gunman in central Kapisa province died on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): The Public Health Ministry would begin pneumonia vaccination programme for Afghan children next year.
KABUL (PAN): The Public Health Ministry on Saturday disclosed that 1,327 HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) cases have been registered across Afghanistan, mostly among intravenous drug users.
KABUL (PAN): Deserving Afghan patients would be offered free blood over the next six months, the Central Blood Bank chief announced on Tuesday.
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