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    Remote Ghazni towns lack female doctors, midwives

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Residents of remote areas in southern Ghazni province complain they have to take their sick women to the provincial capital for treatment due to the shortage of lady doctors in health clinics in their areas.



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    Cholera continues to claim lives in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Two children have died of cholera in a village in northern Badakhshan province, with the infection spreading to another nearby village, amid official claims the outbreak has been controlled.



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    Ghazni hospital on brink of collapse

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): The civil hospital in southern Ghazni province is yet to be vacated despite a warning by a technical team two years ago that the building could collapse anytime.



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    Hospitals being connected via optical fibre

    KABUL (PAN): Healthcare centres across the country would be connected with each other and international hospitals through optical fibre to improve health services delivery, officials said on Saturday.



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    Nangarhar hospital lacks anti-rabies vaccine

    JALALABAD (PAN): The main government-run hospital in eastern Nangarhar province has been grappling with an acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccine over the past one year, amid a surge in dog bite cases.



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    Halt use of open-air burn pits, Hagel asked

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Two top American senators on Monday asked for immediate action to halt the use of open-air burn pits at military camp sites in Afghanistan.



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    Paktika clinic reopens after 13 years

    SHARANA (PAN): A health centre was reopened in the Deela district of southeastern Paktika province on Saturday, 13 years after the facility was closed for security reasons, an official said.



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    Health institute to have new building

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The foundation stone for the paramedical institute was launched in the western province of Herat on Thursday, officials said.



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    Chaparhar faced with health problems

    JALALABAD (PAN): Residents of the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province complain of a shortage of health facilities, including medicine and professional doctors.



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    Midwifery training begins in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT/JALALABAD (PAN): A midwifery and nursing training course involving dozens of women has begun in the central province of Uruzgan, the governor’s office said on Monday.