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    Expired, low-quality stuff burnt in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul Municipality on Tuesday burnt 36 tonnes of low-quality and expired food stuff, cosmetics and beverages and imposed fines on sellers.



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    Expired drug business thriving in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Locals and officials say medical stores in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province are selling expired medicines while the departments concerned are unable to take action against those playing with patients’ lives.



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    Residents leaving Bakwa in search of facilities

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Bakwa district in western Farah province are moving to other places due to the absence of health and education services, officials said on Sunday.



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    Expired, low-quality medicines torched

    JALALABAD(Pajhwok): Twenty-five types of expired and low-quality medicines were set ablaze after their collection from various parts in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, officials said.



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    Panjsher woman gives birth to quintuplets

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A woman has given birth to five babies during her first-time pregnancy in central Panjsher province, a senior health official said on Saturday.



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    Hospital, kidney centre projects in doldrums

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The fate of a proposed 1000-bed hospital and an under-construction kidney centre remains unknown in eastern Nangarhar province.



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    Doctors accused of killing women, babies

    JALALABAD (PAN): Some gynecologists in eastern Nangarhar province are allegedly involved in killing mothers and babies and such cases have been referred to the forensic department for investigations, the civil hospital director said on Thursday.   



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    Doctor stabbed to death, colleagues warn to quit

    FAIZABAD (PAN): An unknown man stabbed to death a doctor at his private clinic in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, prompting his colleagues at public sector hospitals to call an emergency meeting on Wednesday, officials said.



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    Child lifesaving vaccine introduced

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday announced the introduction of lifesaving Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) for infants below one year of age.



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    Khost women lack access to lady doctors

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Women living in remote parts of southeastern Khost province have been complaining about the lack of essential healthcare services and their access to lady doctors.