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    Pakistani trust to treat 200 Afghan cleft lip patients

    KABUL (PAN): A Pakistani trust is organising a surgical mission at the Isteqlal Hospital in Kabul from May 18 -24 to perform free of cost surgeries on more than 200 cleft lip and palate patients.


    Mother-child mortality rate drops

    KABUL (PAN): The mortality rate among mothers and infants has dropped in Afghanistan as a result of increasing number of health facilities for them across the country, the Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday.


    150 schoolgirls poisoned in Mazar-i-Sharif

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Around 150 schoolgirls were poisoned in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Tuesday, an official said.


    Key partners assure MoPH of long-term support

    KABUL (PAN): Germany, Canada and USAID on Monday signed three partnership protocols with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on long-term support.


    New polio case detected in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): A polio case has been detected in the Khas Kunar district of eastern Kunar province, where authorities decided to execute fresh polio campaigns, an official said on Tuesday.

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    $100m health grant signed with WB

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Finance and the World Bank on Monday signed a id="mce_marker"00 million grant for funding the Afghanistan System Enhancement for Health Action in Transition (SEHAT) Program.


    Croatia provides $400,000 for midwifery centre

    KABUL (PAN): Croatia has agreed to provide $400,000 for the establishment of a midwifery centre in northern Balkh province, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.


    160-bed hospital being set up in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): A 160-bed hospital is being established with the financial support of the German government in northern Takhar province, officials said on Monday.