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SHARAN (PAN): A woman has given birth to quadruplets in the civil hospital in Sharan, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, doctors said on Monday.
MAIMANA (PAN): Amid declining mother-child mortality rate, a 50-bed maternity hospital is being reconstructed at a cost of more than $1 million in northern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Health experts say eating much food during Eid days causes high cholesterol and weight gain, something that has a harmful effective on health immediately after the holy month of Ramadan.
KABUL (PAN): Private health facilities would face legal action under a new regulation if they did not improve their services within a year, the public health minister warned on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Public Health, with financial and technical support from the United Nations Population Fund, on Saturday set up a phone line to provide youth friendly health counseling
ASADABAD (PAN): Two new polio cases have been detected in Asmar and Narai districts of eastern Kunar province, a public health official said on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): Twenty Afghan children having heart problems would be treated with financial support from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), officials said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday imposed a ban on import and production of substitutes for mother milk, warning violators of stern legal action.
KABUL (PAN): A two-day meeting on controlling the polio incidence in areas along the restive Afghanistan-Pakistan border would be held in Kabul, a public health official said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): An Afghan health expert said on Saturday that fasting boosts wisdom and reduces mental disorders in addition to bringing the faithful physical benefits.