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Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry for Public Health in coordination with the association of midwives celebrated the World Midwifery Day yesterday. 
Speaking on the occasion, the minister for public health, Suraya Dalil highlighted the role of midwives in reducing the rate of mother’s mortality, saying the rate of mother’s mortality and infants has been considerably refused due to the services of midwives in the country over the past ten years. 
She also noted that the public health ministry has trained some 3000 midwives and presently more than 800 persons are under training in institutes and midwifery schools in the country. 
Nevertheless, she stated Afghanistan due to scarcity of midwives still has the high rate of mother’s mortality in the world, noting the public health ministry is trying its best to overcome the problem.
 

Sunday, April 29, 2012
Lashkargah (BNA) A medical center was opened in the Washir district of Helmand province today. 
Dr. Enayatullah Ghafari head of public health of Helmand said to BNA, the mentioned center was executed by PRT stationed of Helmand province at the cost of 20,000 dollars in Wahsir district. 
This medical center having nine medical employees works for medical services, said the source. Since one year till now, the Washir district is under sovereignty of government and people of that district needs to have medical services, education and construction of roads.  
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Gardiz (BNA) A medical clinic was opened after reconstruction in the center of Gardiz city today. 
Dr. Nazdana care-taker of public health department of Paktia said to BNA, this clinic was set on fire by unknown men, was reconstructed with the financial cooperation of three foreign institutions and put for public use again. 
This clinic treat patients in five wards and 15,000 families benefited from medical services. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) The Turkish PRT donated six Ambulances with medical equipments to public health Dept. of Maidan-Wardak province yesterday. 
It is said that these ambulances were equipped with modern facilities and will be used during emergency events. 
Dr. Ghulam Farooq Mokhlis Wardak head of public health of Maidan-Wardak said that existence of these ambulances is necessary for medical services in the center and districts of that province. 
Mohammad Halim Fedai governor of Maidan-Wardak appreciating from Turkish PRT, requested in charges of public health of that province for well keeping of these ambulances. 
It is said that the total cost of these ambulances sums $ 450,000 and it is due that 5 other vehicles to assist in that Dept. as well. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada