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    Mother-child mortality rate surges in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of people in some districts of the central Baghlan province complained about dramatic surge in mother-child mortality rate because of lack of female nurses and doctors.



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    Continued support for health sector sought

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Tuesday asked the world community to continue helping Afghanistan’s health sector.



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    Doctor capacity-building centre opens

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A capacity-building centre for doctors and health workers, a US-funded project, was inaugurated in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Sunday.



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    61 children to be treated in Germany

    KABUL (Pajhwok) The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Tuesday said 61 children with serious bone diseases and burn injuries would leave Afghanistan tomorrow for treatment in Germany.  



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    1st polio case detected in Kabul in 12 years

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday urged residents of the central capital Kabul not to ignore administering polio drops to their children during the ongoing vaccination campaign.



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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.