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Usmani blamed for illegal appointments, reshuffles

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Oct 18, 2020 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) officials were illegally appointed, replaced or dismissed by the acting health minister. Under the constitution, an acting minister has no authority to make appointments, order reshuffles...
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Coronavirus under control in Afghanistan: Usmani

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Oct 05, 2020 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Public Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani on Monday said the Covid-19 pandemic was under control in the country The minister told a press conference here that serious measures were in place at provincial health centers to...
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7 test positive for coronavirus in Kabul: MoPH

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Oct 03, 2020 - 15:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven positive coronavirus cases were registered in Kabul in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 39,297, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry said the new positive cases...
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Focus on domestic production of medicines: Usmani

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Sep 26, 2020 - 17:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said the import of medicines worth millions of dollars is a huge loss to Afghanistan ’s economy and pledged to facilitate local drugs manufacturing. This was stated by Acting Health Minister...
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Usmani fears Covid-19 spread during Muharram

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Aug 15, 2020 - 19:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani has expressed concern over possible spread of coronavirus during Muharamul Haram, saying the religious events should be held in open with small crowds strictly adhered to social distancing...
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MoPH buys Rapid Test sets at 50pc higher rate

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Jul 25, 2020 - 21:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has paid $270,000 additional amount purchasing 100,000 “Rapid Test” sets for Coivd-19 disease, Pajhwok Afghan News learned reliably on Saturday. On 14 th of this month, a Pajhwok report said the...
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10 MoPH employees face AGO on graft charges

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Jul 18, 2020 - 17:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has referred its10 employees, including provincial heads, to the Attorney General Office (AGO) for their alleged involvement in corruption, an official said on Saturday.
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Dasht-i-Barchi hospital resumes functioning

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Jul 01, 2020 - 17:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The 100-bed maternity hospital in Dashti Barchi area of Kabul resumed functioning at a special ceremony on Wednesday. Acting Public Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani told the ceremony that the attack on the hospital was a matter of...
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MoPH deputy admin assistant dismissed

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Jul 01, 2020 - 02:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has sacked deputy admin and finance assistant of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), officials said.
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MoPH to buy oxygen machines from China

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Jun 30, 2020 - 18:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has decided to purchase 500 oxygen producing machines from China and announced compelling all local companies to provide oxygen to Covid-19 hospitals. Public Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani...
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Private sector allowed diagnosing coronavirus: Minister

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Jun 11, 2020 - 16:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has allowed the private sector to diagnose coronavirus in people after the disease affected almost every Afghan family. Acting Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Usmani told reporters here that the...
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MoPH says Aolokzai’s vaccine is made of drugs

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Jun 03, 2020 - 18:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday rejected “a vaccine” made by Hakeem Mohammad Alokozai as treatment for coronavirus and said the medicine was made of drugs such as morphine and opium. Mohammad Alokozai, who moved to...
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Afghanistan records highest number of coronavirus cases in 24hrs

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May 30, 2020 - 21:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan registered highest number of coronavirus cases, most of them in Kabul, on Saturday, a statement from the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said.
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584 new coronavirus cases registered in past 24hrs: MoPH

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May 24, 2020 - 16:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan recorded 584 new cases of the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours, pushing its nationwide tally near 10,582, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday.
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Human catastrophe if quarantine ignored, warns Dr. Feroz

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May 20, 2020 - 18:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz visited the Afghan-Japan Hospital in Kabul on Wednesday and warned of a catastrophe in weeks to come if quarantine measures were not implemented. Feroz expressed his satisfaction over services...
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2 hospitals ready to receive Covid-19 patients

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May 16, 2020 - 12:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says the Afghan-Japan Hospital is unable to receive more coronavirus patients.
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Virus spreads to all provinces; 168 more test positive

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May 06, 2020 - 13:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 168 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 3,392, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Wednesday. Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the...
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Health minister introduces former aide as MoPH finance/admin head

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May 05, 2020 - 20:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz has introduced his former close aide as deputy finance and administration head of the ministry, Pajhwok Afghan News reliably learned on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus: 330 test positive in past 24 hours

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May 05, 2020 - 15:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 330 people were tested positive for coronavirus in Afghanistan in past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 3,224, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Tuesday. WahidullahMayar, spokesman for the ministry, told a...
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Afghanistan’s Covid-19 cases reach 2,894

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May 04, 2020 - 15:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 190 people were tested positive for coronavirus in Afghanistan in past 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 2,894, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Monday. Wahidullah Majrooh, deputy spokesman for the ministry,...
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