Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A research seminar entitled “Research of Hepatitis Viruses or Black Jaundice” organized by the Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan yesterday.
It is said that hepatitis is a contagious disease and several types of it is a matter of concern that are taking the lives of thousands of people annually.
The disease commonly exists in poverty stricken and backward countries including Afghanistan.
At the start of this seminar Abdul Bari Rashed chairman of the academy said that I hope that the scientists and medical specialists share their experiences and they can get the best results of this research seminar.
Prof. Dr. Waheedullah Muhamand lecturer of Medical University read out the message public health ministry which stated that the ministry for the first time in 1385 included the vaccine against hepatitis which was used for children under one year.
Meanwhile, the messages of Kabul Medical University, National Army Health Department, and Social Association of Physicians were read out by their representatives.
Meanwhile some doctors read out their scientific articles on different aspects of the disease and to combat it.
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Kabul (BNA) For the first time 20 midwives after a two-years training have been introduced in to the Nimroz health centers.
Noor Ahmad Shirzad, head of the provincial health department of Nimroz has said that the midwives took two years of training, adding that the health sector is still facing problems.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Fazul Hadi Muslimyar Chairman of Senate met with Dr. Ahmad Shah Dewal head of the WHO discussing development of health in Afghanistan.
The WHO head highlighted health activities during the years and reiterated on better health services in coordination with the ministry of public health as well as on need for implementation of the national polio vaccination and further attention towards status of child and mother health, and asked for cooperation of the members of parliament for assisting realization of health services.
He added that the WHO is present in Afghanistan since 1959 and has four hundred health employees most of whom are Afghan in the center and provinces delivering health services to the people they also work for upgrading the qualifications of the medical personnel, implementation of the national vaccination program and struggle towards treating virus diseases.
At this meeting the speaker of senate thanked WHO for its services to the people here, adding that the parliament is fully aware of its services in Afghanistan especially for the vulnerable segment of this society including the disabled, children and mothers.
He asked further attention of the organization so that affected ones have more access to its health services without any discrimination.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Kabul (BNA) The national day of country’s health workers marked in the ministry of public health yesterday.
The ministry attaches importance to the health workers and volunteers and since 2003 of health workers throughout the country.
The meeting to this end was opened with a message of President Karzai read by Dr. Faizullah Kakar advisor of presidential office in health sphere.
The message stated that the national day of health volunteers is marked throughout the world in order to attach importance to their honest services.
The message adds that the government of Afghanistan exerts efforts valuable decisions be taken by the people of Afghanistan.
As people’s decision indicate the will of them.
The health workers are those who without any privileges and salaries work on volunteer basis and they deserve all required encouragement and appreciations.
Dr. Suraya Dalil acting minister of public health too said that this year the national day of health workers is celebrated under the slogan of “Come by supporting the health workers reach first aid support to the people’s homes”.
Suraya Dalil adds that today were praising the services of our sisters and brothers who serving as volunteers and they are thinking for health of the people and their service is worth appreciation.
In case we cannot pay salary to our more than 20,000 volunteers at least we should remember them and praise their services. The WHO and USAID representatives were also spoke at the meeting.