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A hospital and 3 schools inaugurated in Takhar with German support

A new hospital and three schools were officially declared open and handed over to Takhar province on Thursday. In Rustaq district, the new Central Hospital with 50 beds was handed over to the province’s Department of Public Health (DoPH). The

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Health Call Center launched in Kabul City

The Afghan Ministry of Public Health together with Afghanistan’s social media organization, Paywast, has established a health call center in capital Kabul. Afghans from across the country can now dial 166 to consult with qualified male and female doctors for

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Afghanistan’s social media provider wins innovation award in New Delhi

Afghanistan’s social media provider, Paywast, received the Special Mention Award at the mBillionth event in New Delhi, India. The trophy was awarded for the Paywast Call Center for Maternal Health in Kabul. The mHealth call center collaborates with Ministry of

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Takhar’s Farkhar Hospital to get a new emergency unit with German funding

The new Emergency Unit for Farkhar District Hospital will include three emergency rooms with enough capacity for treating nine emergency patients simultaneously. The 2.6 AFN million in funding for the construction project were provided by the German Government. Hafizullah Saffi,

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New tuberculosis treatment center to open in Kandahar city

Construction of a new tuberculosis treatment center has begun in Kandahar City. The World Health Organization (WHO) is financing the projected two month project. Dr. Abdul Qayoum Pokhlah, the director of Kandahar Directorate of Public Health, said the center’s modern

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Doctors without Borders start activities in Dasht-e-Barchi, Kabul

Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) or Doctors without Borders launched their activities in a 30-bed hospital in Dasht-e-Barchi area of Kabul. Addressing the inaugural ceremony on Saturday, head of the MSF said their activities only included providing health care services to

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Deh Salah district of Baghlan to get a 50-bed hospital

The Afghan government has begun working on building a 50-bed hospital in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province. This comes as the residents complained about the 10-bed clinic in the area that could not meet their demand. Deputy

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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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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Proposed budget presented to the House of Representatives

After the Senate’s approval of the budget, Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal presented the draft budget for the next fiscal year, beginning on 21 December, to Wolesi Jirga or the House of the Representatives. Minister Zakhilwal explained that 70% of the

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Health Center for Ghazni Refugee Town opened

Ghazni local officials reported about the inauguration of a health center in the refugee town of Ghazni province. Abdul Bari Rahimi, head of the Refugee and Repatriation Department in Ghazni, said the health center, built on a 1-yard land, has

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