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    5 Paktika schools get science labs

    SHARAN (PAN): Science laboratories were opened at five high schools in southeastern Paktika province on Tuesday after the delivery of required equipment, an official said.



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    SCA treats, educates millions of Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) said on Monday it provided medical care to more than 2.9 million patients in four provinces of Afghanistan last year.



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    97 schoolgirls poisoned in Faryab, Sar-i-Pul

    MAIMANA/SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Nearly a hundred schoolgirls were hospitalised after falling sick due to suspected poisonous gas attacks in northern Faryab and Sari-i-Pul provinces, officials said on Sunday.



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    A tonne of drugs, alcoholic beverages torched

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nearly a tonne of seized drugs and alcoholic beverages were destroyed in northern Jawzjan province, where poppy cultivation has been zero over the past decade, police said on Tuesday.



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    Cracking down on addiction (Video)

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    Drug addict rehabilitation centre opens

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A 15-bed rehabilitation centre for drug addicts was inaugurated in southern Kandahar province on Sunday, officials said.



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    Senate briefed on treatment of drug addicts

    KABUL (PAN): Despite fund shortage, treatment of drug addicts would be increased from the current six percent to 48 percent over next four years, an official told the upper house on Tuesday.



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    75 Faryab schoolgirls ill after gas attack

    MAIMANA (PAN): In a new anti-girl education incident, as many as 75 schoolgirls of a middle school fell sick after a suspected poisonous gas attack in the Shirin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Tuesday, officials said.



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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.



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    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.