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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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President announces medal for hospital head

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Feb 04, 2015 - 17:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to award medal to the head of Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in recognitions of his services, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.
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Taliban ban polio vaccination in Ghanikhel

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Feb 04, 2015 - 16:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): In reaction to government’s move to ban pillion riding in the Ghanikhel district of eastern Nangarhar province, the Taliban on Wednesday impeded a polio vaccination campaign, the director of public health said.
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Ghor hospital: Where four patients share a bed

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Feb 03, 2015 - 23:25
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents on Tuesday complained about a shortage of doctors and medical practitioners at government hospitals and overall poor health services in western Ghor province. Four patients, sharing a single bed, were treated by doctors...
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Indira Gandhi Hospital’s doctors observe brief strike

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Feb 01, 2015 - 12:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): Doctors of Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital (IGCH) in the capital Kabul observed brief strike to lodge their protest over the beating of a colleague by some individuals, an official said on Sunday. A doctor at the hospital in Wazir...
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Daikundi health workers warn of mass resignations

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Jan 31, 2015 - 17:07
NILI (Pajhwok): Public health employees in Daikundi on Saturday warned of resigning en masse if steps were not taken to improve medical facilities in the central province.
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Number of children with pneumonia doubles in southeast

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Jan 28, 2015 - 18:12
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of children have died of pneumonia in southeastern provinces this Afghan year, when more minors contracted the infectious disease, public health officials say.
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17-year-old Afghan undergoes heart surgery in India

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Jan 23, 2015 - 09:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old Afghan has had an open-heart surgery at Aster Medcity in the Kerala state of India, a report said on Friday.
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Pakistani donated mobile medical clinic in shambles

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Jan 10, 2015 - 15:41
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A well-equipped medical mobile clinic donated by Pakistan has not been used for years in Noor Gul district of eastern Kunar province, residents said Saturday.
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Kapisa midwives accused of inadequate care

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Jan 05, 2015 - 15:52
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Some relatives of pregnant women accuse midwives in the civil hospital of central Kapisa province of providing inadequate care to their patients. They say most female patients preferred to be taken to other provinces like...
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60pc Khost doctors non-professional

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Jan 04, 2015 - 20:00
KHOST (Pajhwok): Residents and some doctors on Sunday said the Public Health Department of southeastern Khost province has failed in the delivery of healthcare services. They said the department has been unable to control or assess health centers...
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Taliban set free NGO workers in Uruzgan

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Jan 02, 2015 - 15:07
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Taliban set free three NGO employees who were abducted by gunmen five days back in central Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said Friday.
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