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Afghanistan health outcomes show improvement since 2003: World Bank Report

A new World Bank report finds that Afghanistan has shown improved health outcomes since 2003, with health services that have remained resilient even in highly insecure provinces. The report entitled Progress in the Face of Insecurity: Improving Health Outcomes in

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Health clinics open in remote district of Badakhshan province

The National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) have opened two health clinics in the Shaghnan district of northeastern Badakhshan province. The facilities will provide health services for nearly 1,000 families in 30 villages of

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Médicins Sans Frontières reports on the health sector in Afghanistan

Médicins Sans Frontières  (MSF) or ” Doctors Without Borders”, an international health non-governmental organization, in its recent report has reflected on the achievements and deficiencies in the health sector of Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s health sector has improved considerably since the fall

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UN appeals for USD 406mn in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

The United Nations (UN) has asked for USD 406mn in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan to help meet the most acute needs of Afghans this year. Head of the UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Afghanistan, Mark

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Afghanistan imports 98% of its medicines

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran have held for the first time ever a health exhibition. Addressing the exhibition, Executive Chief of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Mohammad Qurban Haqjo, said Afghanistan imports about 98% of its medical needs. He

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Job affair launched to recruit health workers in Afghanistan's provinces

The Ministry of Public Health has launched a two-day job affair to recruit workers who have capacity and skills in providing health services in all provinces of Afghanistan. This first ever job affair will provide information regarding vacant posts at

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Job affair launched to recruit health workers in Afghanistan’s provinces

The Ministry of Public Health has launched a two-day job affair to recruit workers who have capacity and skills in providing health services in all provinces of Afghanistan. This first ever job affair will provide information regarding vacant posts at

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66 motorbikes donated to Baghlan’s public health department

United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID) with collaboration from the Bakhtar Development Network (BDN) donated 66 motorbikes to the Public Health Department in Baghlan. Head of BDN Dr. Abdul Qadir Qadiri said the Network operates in 12 districts of

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Foreign soap operas keep Afghan doctors from working

A number of patients at the hospitals in Kabul, including Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Hospital, have complained about the doctors’ inattention and negligence towards patients’ treatment. The patients claim that the nighttime soap operas prevent doctors from checking on the

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Foundation stone-laying ceremony of a blood bank clinic in Western Afghanistan

 A blood bank is soon going to be established in the western Herat province of Afghanistan, reported officials from the Ministry of Public Health. Deputy Public Health Minister Najia Tariq, speaking at the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the clinic, said

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