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    Kabul hospital gets new emergency ward

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-constructed emergency ward of the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul, equipped with a laboratory and x-ray machine, was inaugurated on Wednesday.



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    Hundreds appear in test for nursing course

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of girls participated in entry tests for midwifery and nursing courses in the eastern province of Kunar, authorities said on Monday.



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    Girl detected with poliovirus in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A new polio case has been detected in Khak-i-Safid district of western Farah province, with researchers claiming the virus transferred from Pakistan’s Karachi city.



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    Substandard jam, sauces being sold in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): On eve of Ramadan, vendors and shopkeepers are busy minting money by selling substandard jams, sauces and other spicy foods in eastern Nangarhar province, with locals fear low quality foods will cause spread of diseases.



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    Work on building for vaccination centre begins

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a building for the vaccination centre exclusively established for southern provinces in the capital of southern Kandahar province was launched on Monday.



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    Stray dogs bite 80 in 3 months in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): About 80 people have been bitten by stray dogs during the past three months in the capital and some districts of eastern Kunar province, public health officials say.



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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.



    Health,Social

    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.



    Health

    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