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Health centres being built in Durbaba, Mamand Dara districts

Health centres being built in Durbaba, Mamand Dara districts

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Feb 24, 2019 - 15:02

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A healthinfo-icon centre has been inaugurated while work on new health facilities are being set up and ones rehabilitated in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

The 73.5 million afghanis health facilities, funded by the Public Health Ministries, would be equipped with modern machinery to meet the needs of the prople, according to local officials.

Govenror Shah Mahmood Miakhel said one of the health centres was a 10-bed hospital rehabilitated at a cost of 13.5 million afghanis in Momandara district near Torkham township.

He said the hospital had modern facilities and rehabilitation work on it completed in a year. The foundations stone of a 25-bed hospital was laid in the same district -- a project which will cost of 35 million afghanis.

The governor said the hospital would be constructed in one year.

Public Health Director Dr. Najibullah Kamawal said residents frequently complained of a lack of health facilities and demanded the constructon of new hospitals.

He added the health facilities would be constructed and fully equipped to meet demands of the people.

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