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    16 injured in Paktika blast in critical condition

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The death toll from Sunday’s suicide attack in southeastern Paktika province may climb further because some 16 injured people are said to be in critical condition.



    Governance,Health

    Dostum joins blood donation campaign

    KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum along with his 300 guards and workers on Thursday joined a blood donation campaign, with all participants donating 159,000 cc blood in capital Kabul, an official said.



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    Beds increased to 250 in Boost Hospital

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Healthcare provision at Boost Hospital, one of only two functioning referral hospitals in south Afghanistan, has improved after being equipped with additional beds, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Eye hospital employees go on strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Some 50 employees of the Noor Eye Hospital in Kabul on Saturday went on strike against what they called delays in payment of their salaries.



    Health

    23 females graduate from nursing course

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-three female students graduated from a two-year community health nursing education and received their degrees in eastern Laghman province, the Swedish International Corporation Agency (SIDA) said on Sunday.



    Governance,Health

    Eye-dental ward opens at FMIC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An eye and dental ward was inaugurated on Saturday at the French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul during a ceremony attended by Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah.



    Health

    30 tonnes of spurious drugs set alight

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday torched more than 30 tonnes of expired and substandard drugs in Kabul.



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    Hundreds throng hospital to donate blood

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Hundreds of people have registered to donate blood to the civil hospital in northern Balkh province in deference to the holy month of Muharram, an official said on Sunday.



    Health

    20-bed rehab inaugurated in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre was inaugurated on Friday in central Logar province, where nearly 40,000 individuals are said to be drug addicts.