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Monday, 15 October 2012 09:24

NATO Solider Killed In The Country

Monday, October 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A NATO soldier was killed in attack of armed Taliban in the south of the country this morning. 
This solider targeted by armed Taliban and lost his live while patrolling.  
NATO press statement in a contact to BNA confirmed the killing of this solider but said nothing about identity and exact area of this event. 
Three foreign solider were lost their lives in attack of Taliban in the south of Afghanistan on Saturday as well. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Monday, 15 October 2012 09:21

ANA Martyred, 3 Wounded In Helmand

Monday, October 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A National Army Soldier was martyred and 3 others were wounded in explosion of mine in Helmand province today. 
National defense ministry press office said to BNA, an anti-vehicle mine was placed by armed Taliban along the road in Nawa district of that province was exploded during patrol of the national army soldiers in which a national army soldier was martyred and three others were wounded. 
According to another report, two armed militants were killed in the outskirts of Balabalok district of Farah province and a PK machine gun, a Kalashnikov and a mine were seized.
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) Making Red Crescent week is in-fact a tribute to the day in which a new chapter opened in the history of humanitarian aids while in most of the world countries this vital humanitarian organization is pursuing duty within the framework of humanism law and has always remained neutral while dealing with the situations.
Now, it would be appropriate to say that criterion of the Red Crescent society is its humanitarian services to the vulnerable segment of the society.
(Jamiat Hilal Ahmar Afghani) or Afghan red crescent society established in 14th century after Afghanistan came out of civil uncertainty and foreign invasions under the title of (Darul Aitam) (Orphanage) and since its formation, the humanitarian charity is carrying out its jobs in serving human community suffering from natural disasters and other social calamities same as war and violence and later the organization nominated as (first aid) charity during a national congress constitution people of Afghanistan from different ethnic background in 1308 led by its first chairman Ibrahim alongside his 19 colleagues within the formation of the NGO.
In 1311, the organization associated with the ministry of finance and later in 1330 during the Hague conference the NGO presented itself within the framework of a seventh article constitution as (Jamiat Hilal Ahmar Afghani) or (Afghan Red Crescent Society) and the seventh articles describe that the charity is a neutral, independent, free and is united NGO and later in 1333 the organization achieved membership of red cross.
Over the course of its history, Afghan red crescent society has conducted major humanitarian tasks for the people during natural disasters same as floods and earthquakes and volunteers of the association rescued people from dangers and provided preliminary aids to the affected people and its vital to mention that red cross has pursued major duties during the wars in treating the injured persons through its emergency humanitarian services.
Based on remarks of Afghanistan’ Red Crescent Society chairperson, Miss. Fatima Gilani, Afghan red crescent society is closely working with the rest of red cross of the world same as Italian, German, Sweden, Denmark and Iranian red crescent societies and all of these foundations cooperating to establish clinics, schools and 50% of the overall funds completed through lottery tickets of the foundation sold in the bazaar adding that the NGO is an independent charity and has no link to Govt. development and ordinary budget.
Currently, Afghanistan Red Crescent Society is undertaking major humanitarian tasks in providing relief programs, free medicines and training of the orphans.
 

Monday, October 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Foreign Ministry spokesperson Janan Musazai rejected and condemned the recent assertions of Emran Khan Leader of Hezbi Tehrik Insaf of Pakistan with strong words and said that his assertions indicted unawareness of the roots of terrorism, violent attacks in Afghanistan.
He considered these assertions indicative of his intentions towards the people of Afghanistan and added that in the past ten years the people of Afghanistan for the reason of terrorist attacks the roots of which is outside the territory of Afghanistan have sustained vast sacrifices.
He added that according to the afghan foreign ministry this irresponsible and shameless suggestion cannot justified for a person who alleges as leader of a political party.
He stressed so far of the 83 Afghan prisoners in Tajikistan 15 of them have been delivered to Afghanistan on the basis of the bilateral agreement on extradition of prisoners in 1385 between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
He added that the remaining prisoners will also be delivered after accomplishing the procedures and they will pass their remaining prison terms in Afghanistan.
According to Musazai three Tajikistani prisoners were delivered to Tajikistan government last months.
He also touched on the strategic cooperation agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan and once again described the conditions of Afghanistan and said that so far no officials have started in respect to the signing of the security agreement between Afghanistan and the US as well.
 

Monday, 15 October 2012 09:08

Afghan Traders To Take Goods To Waga

Monday, October 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Anwarul Haq Ahadi the minister for commerce and industries said yesterday that Afghan traders can take their goods by truck to Waga from now on.
Addressing a press conference here he said that Afghan traders trucks in the past were evacuated in Peshawar and then uploaded to Pakistani trucks for taking to Waga but from now on the goods will be taken to Waga.
The agreement has reached in this regard after visiting Afghan delegation to Pakistan, Dr, Ahadi said, adding Afghanistan hopes Pakistan to respect the agreement.
 

Monday, 15 October 2012 09:06

World Standard Day Observed

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) The International Standard Day was observed here yesterday.
Speaking on the occasion, Popalzai Popal the head of Directorate for National Standard, said that the body had established the High Council for Standard, approval of 150 national standard, approval of three code for national construction, beginning work for complex laboratory in center, developing relations with regional and international standard bodies and holding conferences.
The message of President Hamid Karzai was also readout by advisor minister Munshi Abdul Majid in the conference.
In part of the message, the president stated that local products cannot compete foreign goods at regional and international market, calling on standard activities including government entities, private sector and academics to work closely with the national standard directorate and ensure implementation of standard at all level.
Mutasil Komaki the deputy to ministry for commerce and industries, Dr. Mujiburahman Khatir and Mohammad Qurban Haqjo the head of chamber for commerce and industries also spoke on the occasion at the conference.
 

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) Jawed Ludeen deputy political minister of Afghanistan and Sayed Ebbas Eraqchi deputy foreign minister of Iran called the results of their talks as positive.
The deputy minister of Iran leading a delegation arrived in Kabul yesterday and had talks with the Afghan deputy minister in Kabul.
Ludeen told the press that he has discussed with his Iranian counterpart around the situation in the two countries and the regional countries and they are desirous that these talks continue.
The Iranian deputy foreign minister also said that detailed consultation in respect to bilateral ties and the regional and world countries were made and both sides considered the talks as positive and we agreed on continuation of these at the intervals.
The Iranian deputy minister considered peace and stability in Afghanistan equal to security and peace in Iran and said that we are not considering differences between the two.
Answering a question pertaining to hanging of some Afghans in Iran said that Iranian laws are equally executed on Iranians and others.
 

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) The ministry of public health on Sunday announced that around 25,000 people lose their vision in one of their eyes, but assured that more than 90% of up to 400,000 Afghan blinds are preventable and curable.
Marking the World Sight Day (WSD) here in Kabul, the ministry of public health said while there are 400,000 blind in Afghanistan and annually 25,000 Afghans loose visions in one of their eyes, however calling eye diseases and blindness common and a public health problem in Afghanistan.
But, assured that more than 90% of an estimate of 400,000 people complain about eye diseases (around 1.5% of the population in Afghanistan), was preventable & curable.
The ministry also in a statement called the main causes of blindness in Afghanistan which are counted the main eye problems as well, are reported to be cataract, corneal opacity (due to trachoma and vitamin A deficiency), refractive error, glaucoma and trauma and every year around 25000 Afghans loose vision in one of their eyes.
Studies show that blindness is more common in females than in males.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Suraya Dalil, Minister of Public Health said the development of eye facilities at the provincial level, launching of mobile eye care camps, integrating of eye cares into Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) are the mean activities of MoPH in this regard.
Mobile health teams of eye cares, during the last two years has created 26 camps in different provinces of the country, as a result, more than 37 thousand eye-patients have been treated and eye glasses were distributed to more than six thousand patients as well as, the said.
According to the statement, the ministry plans to increase the capacity of the professional staff of eye cares in the country, hereby, the ministry wants to establish a national training center with technical and financial assistance of WHO in Noor Hospital of Kabul City to train physicians, nurses and eye technicians as international standards.
Meanwhile at ceremony, WHO representative, Dr. Eshfaq Ahmad spoke on the issue, saying estimated shows that more 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, and yet preventable causes are as high as 80% of the global visual impairment burden.
90% of blind people live in developing countries, and this needless waste costs individuals, families and communities billions of dollar every year, the statement maintained.
Dalil advised for a certain need that have to be developed in Afghanistan in the area of capacity building of eye care of the Ministry of Public Health to reduce blindness, develop human resources for eye care, increase the cataract surgical rate through outreach program, integrate eye care within the health care programmed of Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS) and expansion of eye care to the underserved rural and provincial hospitals.
 

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) The ministry of public health on Sunday announced that around 25,000 people lose their vision in one of their eyes, but assured that more than 90% of up to 400,000 Afghan blinds are preventable and curable.
Marking the World Sight Day (WSD) here in Kabul, the ministry of public health said while there are 400,000 blind in Afghanistan and annually 25,000 Afghans loose visions in one of their eyes, however calling eye diseases and blindness common and a public health problem in Afghanistan.
But, assured that more than 90% of an estimate of 400,000 people complain about eye diseases (around 1.5% of the population in Afghanistan), was preventable & curable.
The ministry also in a statement called the main causes of blindness in Afghanistan which are counted the main eye problems as well, are reported to be cataract, corneal opacity (due to trachoma and vitamin A deficiency), refractive error, glaucoma and trauma and every year around 25000 Afghans loose vision in one of their eyes.
Studies show that blindness is more common in females than in males.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Suraya Dalil, Minister of Public Health said the development of eye facilities at the provincial level, launching of mobile eye care camps, integrating of eye cares into Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) are the mean activities of MoPH in this regard.
Mobile health teams of eye cares, during the last two years has created 26 camps in different provinces of the country, as a result, more than 37 thousand eye-patients have been treated and eye glasses were distributed to more than six thousand patients as well as, the said.
According to the statement, the ministry plans to increase the capacity of the professional staff of eye cares in the country, hereby, the ministry wants to establish a national training center with technical and financial assistance of WHO in Noor Hospital of Kabul City to train physicians, nurses and eye technicians as international standards.
Meanwhile at ceremony, WHO representative, Dr. Eshfaq Ahmad spoke on the issue, saying estimated shows that more 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, and yet preventable causes are as high as 80% of the global visual impairment burden.
90% of blind people live in developing countries, and this needless waste costs individuals, families and communities billions of dollar every year, the statement maintained.
Dalil advised for a certain need that have to be developed in Afghanistan in the area of capacity building of eye care of the Ministry of Public Health to reduce blindness, develop human resources for eye care, increase the cataract surgical rate through outreach program, integrate eye care within the health care programmed of Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS) and expansion of eye care to the underserved rural and provincial hospitals.
 

Monday October 15 2012
Kabul (BNA) The ministry of public health on Sunday announced that around 25,000 people lose their vision in one of their eyes, but assured that more than 90% of up to 400,000 Afghan blinds are preventable and curable.
Marking the World Sight Day (WSD) here in Kabul, the ministry of public health said while there are 400,000 blind in Afghanistan and annually 25,000 Afghans loose visions in one of their eyes, however calling eye diseases and blindness common and a public health problem in Afghanistan.
But, assured that more than 90% of an estimate of 400,000 people complain about eye diseases (around 1.5% of the population in Afghanistan), was preventable & curable.
The ministry also in a statement called the main causes of blindness in Afghanistan which are counted the main eye problems as well, are reported to be cataract, corneal opacity (due to trachoma and vitamin A deficiency), refractive error, glaucoma and trauma and every year around 25000 Afghans loose vision in one of their eyes.
Studies show that blindness is more common in females than in males.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Suraya Dalil, Minister of Public Health said the development of eye facilities at the provincial level, launching of mobile eye care camps, integrating of eye cares into Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) are the mean activities of MoPH in this regard.
Mobile health teams of eye cares, during the last two years has created 26 camps in different provinces of the country, as a result, more than 37 thousand eye-patients have been treated and eye glasses were distributed to more than six thousand patients as well as, the said.
According to the statement, the ministry plans to increase the capacity of the professional staff of eye cares in the country, hereby, the ministry wants to establish a national training center with technical and financial assistance of WHO in Noor Hospital of Kabul City to train physicians, nurses and eye technicians as international standards.
Meanwhile at ceremony, WHO representative, Dr. Eshfaq Ahmad spoke on the issue, saying estimated shows that more 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, and yet preventable causes are as high as 80% of the global visual impairment burden.
90% of blind people live in developing countries, and this needless waste costs individuals, families and communities billions of dollar every year, the statement maintained.
Dalil advised for a certain need that have to be developed in Afghanistan in the area of capacity building of eye care of the Ministry of Public Health to reduce blindness, develop human resources for eye care, increase the cataract surgical rate through outreach program, integrate eye care within the health care programmed of Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS) and expansion of eye care to the underserved rural and provincial hospitals.