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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Kabul (BNA) A Total of 57 drug-related cases were exposed in Afghanistan within the past one month, authorities said on Tuesday.
“The Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) together with detective Afghan security organization have cracked 57 drug cases, involving 77 people, including one woman and a foreign national, during the Solar Month of Saratan (June 22 to July 22) elsewhere in the country,” Counter Narcotics Justice Center (CNJC) said in a statement.
The cases were handed over to the Central Narcotics Tribunal (CNT), a special Afghan court for jurisdiction of major drug cases, the statement noted.
Among the drugs and materials found from the suspects were 133 kg heroin, 378 kg opium, 305 kg hashish and 25 kg crystal methamphetamine, the statement added.
The materials confiscating from the suspects were eight different type vehicles, 58 mobile phones and currencies totaling about 5,750 U.S. dollars.
In addition, the primary and appellant courts of CNT have sentenced 62 suspects from one year and one month up to 16 years imprisonment over the period, the statement said.
 

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Minister of Public Health, Firuzuddin Firuz has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the head of BRS Company in a meeting chaired by the country’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday.
Presidential press office stated BNA, the company with the UAE’s Dubai city based headquarters would provide health services, especially in admin and management affairs for the Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan hospital and Shaikh Zahid hospital, as well as would establish a quality medication production department. The medication production unit would supply medication, first in its primary form, but would be offered to the market after being packaged. The facilities would secondly be expanded to produce the complete medication in the country.
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Twenty-five mobile and six existing medical facilities serving the Kochis across the country needed to be expanded, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) said on Saturday.
The MoPH, during a meeting on Expansion of Health Services for Kochis, reviewed the medical services being provided to the nomadic community, the ministry’s statement added.
Views on the state of health services for Kochis were exchanged at the meeting, which decided that fresh suggestions and plans would be shared with donors through a proper mechanism in order to get their support.
Health minister Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz temed the Kochi people a deprived portion of society and stressed the need for more health facilities for them.
He termed the prevision of health services an important responsibility that should be discharged effectively and without any linguistic or ethnic discrimination.
Feroz said the meeting discussed how medical facilities for Kochis could further expanded and contacts regularized between the community and the ministry.
Alam Gul Kochia presidential advisor, termed the Kochis a deprived community.  “The government should provide them more health facilities in line with the size of their population.”
Public Health Ministry officials saying 19 provincial mobile teams have been serving Kochis in different areas of health.
 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Public health ministry inaugurated the construction work of a health clinic in 3rd Macrorayan of Kabul city.
BNA correspondent reported, Dr. Momosi Zewar executive and   financial affairs deputy of public health ministry during inaugural work of the clinic said, due to the problem of people and clients, the ministry of public health decided to build the clinic in 3rd Macrorayan of Kabul city.
He said that the CHC projects funded by an unconditional government budget, at the cost of more than 19860,000 Afghanis, and will be deposited until the fiscal year of 1397.
T. Yarzada
 

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