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    100 of drug addicted evacuated to rehab centre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least one hundred drug addicted were shifted from Pul-i-Sokhta area of capital Kabul to Jangalak drugs rehabilitation centre for treatment, an official said on Sunday.



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    Treatment of patients with burn injuries begins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, the Indira Gandhi Hospital in the capital Kabul started last month treating patients with burn injuries, a doctor said on Thursday.



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    65 tonnes of expired medicines torched

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Public Health Department officials on Saturday set afire expired and low quality medicines weighing 65 tonnes in southern Kandahar province.



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    6 people die of dog bite in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Stray dogs have bitten nearly 150 people during the past two months and six of them have died of rabies in central Kapisa province, residents said on Saturday.



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    Medical camp treats landslide survivors

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A medical camp has been set up in the landslide-hit Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province and so far 200 patients from surviving families have been treated, the public health director said on Sunday.



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    Afghan-Turk Hospital workers call off strike

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan-Turk hospital workers in northwestern Faryab province ended their strike on Sunday following assurances from the authorities to meet their demands.



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    Afghan-Turk Hospital workers go on strike

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan-Turk Hospital workers went on strike against security forces’ misbehaviour and intimidation at the hands of illegal armed individuals in northwestern Faryab province on Saturday.



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    Nimroz trader builds rehab for drug addicts

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre for drug addicts has been built by a local trader in southwestern Nimroz province, where more than 10,000 people are using narcotics, officials said on Saturday.



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    Canada to build family health houses in Daikundi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan is one of the 10 priority countries for Canada’s support under the G8 Muskoka Initiative in areas of midwifery training and service provision, the Canadian ambassador said on Tuesday.



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    7 private hospitals in Nangarhar closed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven private hospitals have been closed down in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, for failing to get operating licences and providing substandard services, an official said on Monday.