14 November 2019

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Tuesday, November 21, 2019
Faizabad (BNA) The second round of polio vaccination kick off in Badakhshan province.
It is expected that in this round, 265,000 children under the age of five will be vaccinated against paralysis in Faizabad and districts of Badakhshan province.
Dr. Nosheen Gohar Karimi deputy director of Badakhshan public health department said, polio vaccination campaign starts in 28 districts of Badakhshan including insecure districts, in which 265,000 children under the age of five will be vaccinated.
The campaign is implemented by 265,000 health workers in that province.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday November 12, 2019
PUL-E-KHUMRI CITY (BNA) The autumn round of polio vaccination has started with cooperation of World Health Organization (WHO) in northern Baghlan province yesterday.
Dr. Muhibullah Habib head of public health department in Baghlan told correspondent, in this round 300,000 children under 5-years will be vaccinated within five days.
Abdul Qadeem Niazai acting governor of Baghlan at the beginning of the program demanded from families to vaccinate their children and cooperate with volunteer teams.
Niazai also emphasized on media, religious scholars and tribal elders to cooperate with vaccination team for further implementation of the program.
Baghlan province located in north of the country that since 2012 until now didn’t registered any polio positive cases in the province.
M.A.Ansari

 

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) The extraordinary implementation of polio vaccination program began in Baghlan province today.
According to BNA local correspondent, the program is being launched by Baghlan Public Health Department and with the technical assistance of the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 360 health workers are expected to vaccinate around 300,000 eligible children house to house in centers and districts of Baghlan province.
Baghlan provincial deputy Abdul Qadeem Neyazi inaugurates the program by dropping of two drops of vaccine into a child’s mouth.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Kabul (BNA) 61 Afghan children with congenital heart disease (CHD) arrived in northwest China’s Xinjiang province on Thursday to receive free treatment, Xinhua reports.
This is the second phase of a project sponsored by the B&R Fraternity Fund., which aims to help a total of 150 children with heart disease in Afghanistan, the report said.
The newly-arrived children will be treated in the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University.
24 children in July received treatment in Xinjiang and returned to Afghanistan on August 14.  The project has already treated 100 Afghan children from August 2017 to October 1018 during the first phase.

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