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Health

2 Ghor children dead of fast-spreading measles

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Mar 29, 2015 - 15:06
FEROZ KOH (Pajhwok): Health officials in western Ghor province on Sunday said two children lost their lives due to measles.
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ICU, CT-scan facilities open in Jalalabad civil hospital

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Mar 28, 2015 - 20:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and CT-scan facilities were on Saturday opened at the provincial civil hospital in eastern Nangarhar province to deal with emergency situations and injured people.
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70 firms importing low-quality drugs to be blacklisted

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Mar 28, 2015 - 19:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public Health Minister Dr. Firozuddin Firoz on Saturday announced around 70 companies importing low-quality drugs would be black-listed soon.
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Kandahar urges WHO to expand health services

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Mar 25, 2015 - 16:38
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Public health officials on Wednesday urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) to provide medical services in remote districts of southern Kandahar province. The call came during a meeting of local officials with Dr. Richard...
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75 tonnes of spurious drugs set alight in Kabul

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Mar 17, 2015 - 14:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) officials on Tuesday torched around 75 tonnes of expired and low quality medicines in the Khak-i-Jabbar district of Kabul.
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Health dept unable to take charge of Turkish-run hospital

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Mar 15, 2015 - 17:38
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Public health officials in northern Jawzjan province on Sunday said they were not capable financially and technically of taking charge of a children’s hospital from Turks.
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Performance of hospitals in 13th police district evaluated

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Mar 14, 2015 - 20:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister of public health on Saturday evaluated the performance and services by hospitals in the 13th police district of Kabul.
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40pc of women suffering from anemia, says minister

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Mar 11, 2015 - 17:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 64 percent of Afghan women lack vitamin-D and 40 percent are suffering from anemia, Public Health Minister Firozuddin Firoz said on Wednesday.
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Samangan woman gives birth to quadruplets

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Mar 10, 2015 - 18:57
AIBAK (Pajhwok): A 26-year-old woman from the Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province gave birth to four babies last night, an official said on Tuesday
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In Daikundi, population of drug addicts rises

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Mar 10, 2015 - 17:57
NEILI (Pajhwok): A resident of central Daikundi province, Mirza Hussain, travelled to Iran for work some years back, but returned as drug addict. Instead of supporting his family, he has become a burden.
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KMU, USAID to introduce new engineering degree

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Mar 05, 2015 - 18:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday announced a new engineering degree program with Kabul Medical University (KMU), a statement said.
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Deh Sabz residents want relocation of factories

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Feb 25, 2015 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The residents of Deh Sabz district of capital Kabul on Wednesday asked the government to relocate or shut down factories in the area which were causing environmental pollution hazardous for health of the dwellers.
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50 kids return from Germany after treatment

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Feb 23, 2015 - 00:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): A group of 50 Afghan children on Sunday arrived in Kabul from Germany after receiving treatment, but some of them speak German and cannot speak their mother tongue after spending up to a year at Friedensdorf – the peace village.
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Herat woman gives birth to sextuplets

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Feb 22, 2015 - 19:31
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A woman gave birth to four girl babies and two boy babies in a hospital in western Herat province, but five of the newborns died within hours, an official said on Sunday.
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79 ailing children being sent to Germany

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Feb 17, 2015 - 20:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Tuesday announced it was sending a new group of 79 ailing Afghan children for treatment to Germany.
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3rd lab, X-ray ward added to Mirwais hospital

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Feb 16, 2015 - 18:59
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A third X-ray and laboratory ward was opened at the Mirwais hospital in southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.
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685 burning, self-immolation incidents this year

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Feb 14, 2015 - 17:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 685 burning and self-immolation incidents have been registered in Isteqlal Hospital in capital Kabul this year, with 55 of them lost their lives, officials said Saturday.
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Health Ministry launches income data repository

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Feb 11, 2015 - 22:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday launched its ‘revenue data repository’ aimed at standardizing the ministry’s income collection system and preventing graft. Ferozuddin Feroz, the public health minister, said the existing...
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Pakistan reassures to provide NKC with medical equipment

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Feb 06, 2015 - 16:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Friday reiterated its commitment to provide the Nishtar Kidney Centre (NKC) in Jalalabad, the capital city of eastern Nangarhar province, with the needed medical equipments.
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Pakistan-funded kidney hospital awaits equipment

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Feb 04, 2015 - 17:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public health officials on Wednesday said construction work on a Pakistan-funded kidney hospital in eastern Nangarhar province has been completed and urged Islamabad to deliver the required equipment as soon as possible.
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