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Monday April 9, 2018

Kabul (BNA) First round of spring polio vaccination campaign kicked off in Nimroz province.
According to BNA report, during inauguration ceremony of the province Mohammad Sami governor of Nimroz said, by implementing of polio vaccination is very important and necessary for children.
Sami asked from people to prepare their children for implementation of vaccine.
Afghan security forces are responsible to ensure security for vaccinators and also asked from religious scholars to inform people from risks of polio.
It is supposed that 100000 children under age of 5 years to be vaccinated in Nimroz province.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Monday, April 09, 2018

Ghazni (BNA) The construction work of six health projects were executed in Moqor and Gelan Districts, Ghazni province.
According to BNA report, in inaugural ceremony of the projects, Engineer Abdul Karim Maten, governor of Ghazni and other officials of the province were present.
The projects included, construction of two medical clinics with equipment of medical tools, promotion of clinic in Moqor District to 30 bed hospital and a mobile clinic in the mentioned District.
Likewise, two other medical new centers have been inaugurated in Gelan District by governor of Ghazni province.
Another report says, the construction work of another new hospital has begun in Gelan District with presence of governor and other officials of that province.
Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman of Ghazni governor told BNA, the building of the hospital will be constructed in five Jirib of land at the cost of more than 14 million Afghanis and will have 24 rooms and other necessary facilities.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday April 7, 2018

Herat City (BNA) Six maternity centers has been established in relevant areas of two districts of western Herat province.
According to BNA correspondent report, the health centers has been established in Adran, Kaba Bayan, Aab Jalil and Charbagh Firoza villages of Ghoriyan and Zenda Jaan districts of Herat province.
Abdul Hakim Tamana head of public health department in Herat told BNA reporter, the maternity centers established by financial assistance of USAID program and named midwifes’ houses, it is a modern system in public health sector of the country.
Midwifes whose serve in the maternity centers haven’t salaries via government, but local residents pay money for them, Tamana added.
If the program being successful, the numbers of such centers to be increased next year, Tamana concluded.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a ceremony held yesterday on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day said tuberculosis is a deadly disease and causes more death due to lack of awareness among the people of Afghanistan.
In the ceremony, the country’s chief executive by praising MoPH, TB Partners Board and international organizations for their efforts asserted there were lots of way to fight TB and good achievements have been accomplished in this field.
“TB is curable and preventive and patients suffering TB are freely cured in health centers countrywide.  Therefore, the country’s citizens should visit health centers soon after they face with early TB symptoms and continue their treatment until full recovery,” Dr. Abdullah said, adding that lack of consideration to the disease, incompletion of its treatment term and a range of curing traditions are all causes of TB continuation.
The country’s chief executive asked various government organizations to fully cooperate fighting the disease in the country.
In the ceremony, minister of public health Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz said that tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide in particular Afghanistan as between 10,000- 17,000 people die annually in the country.
Minister of public health informed of increasing further TB curing centers in the country, adding that 47,000 incidents of TB were registered and cured last year in Afghanistan.
Dr. Feroz further said that five-year strategy has been codified for controlling TB in the country and it would be effective if implemented in cooperation with various government institutions.
 

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