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    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.



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    Protecting medical services important: ICRC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An international humanitarian organisation on Wednesday voiced its concern over the civilian toll exacted by the conflict in Afghanistan and said it was trying to improve the protection of medical services.



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    Midwifery training commences in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Launching a midwifery training programme in this capital city of southeastern Paktia province, the acting public health director on Wednesday said districts would be given more attention.



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    Khost at high risk of polio spread

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Public Health Department officials fear polio disease could spread fast in southeastern Khost province, where 66 suspected cases have been detected.



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    Dozens of Uruzgan youth donate blood

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of youth and civil society activists donated blood to the Public Health Department in central Uruzgan province on Tuesday.



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    Ghor residents protest lack of docs, drugs

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Angry protesters on Friday warned of closing down the Department of Public Health and the Afghan Centre for Training and Development (ACTD) in Ghor province.



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    Over 6,000 regained eyesight, says MoPH

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Thursday more than 89,000 patients had been treated, with over 6,000 regaining their eyesight during the past four years.



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    3 new polio cases detected in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in the southern Kandahar province reported three new cases of polio on Tuesday after a gap of 20 months.



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    Police turn Doab hospital into rest house

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents on Sunday complained police had occupied and turned into a rest house a hospital building in the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province.