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Monday, November 13, 2017

Aibak (BNA) Four medical clinics put into exploitation during a week in Samangan province.
Dr. Mir Aqa Esmati head of public health in Samangan told BNA, the clinics have been established with assistances of India in some districts of Samangan province at the cost of about 30 million Afghanis.
Esmani added, the clinics have different wards and necessary facilities have been provided for about 60,000 residents of the districts in medical services field.
According to head of public health of Samangan, at present 44 medical center have existed in the level of Samangan province.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday November 12, 2017

Pul-e-Khumri City (BNA) The construction work of a hospital begun on 7 acres of land in Khenjan district, northern Baghlan province yesterday.
Muhebullah Habibzai head of public health department of Baghlan told BNA correspondent, the hospital to be built at the cost of 46 million Afghanis funded from development budget of ministry of public health.
Patients from Khenjan and neighbor districts will be benefited from health services of the hospital, Habibzai added.
The hospital also would treat the wounded people of Kabul-Balkh highway traffic accidents.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday November 8, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Dr. Firozuddin Firoz Minister of Public Health and Ehsanullah Bayat founder of Bayat Foundation signed construction agreement of a specialty hospital in Kabul city yesterday.
According to BNA report, the four-floor specialty hospital to be constructed with capacity of 100-beds at the compound of Indira Gandhi Child hospital in Kabul city.
By construction of the hospital health services to be provided for mothers and infants, Firoz added.
The hospital to be built in standard form and will be equipped with development medial tools, Firoz further added.
For the first time in Afghanistan history Research Cancer Center to be established in the hospital as well, Firoz underlined.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Friday November 3, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Thursday up to 9,500 children in Afghanistan die every year from diarrhea.
UNICEF noted that the risks associated with diarrhea infections are exacerbated in Afghanistan, a country where some 1.2 million children are malnourished and 41 per cent of children are stunted.
The UN officials made the comments as they declared Nili in central Afghanistan’s Daykundi province the country’s first ‘open defecation free district’. “Deaths from diarrhea are particularly tragic because in most cases, they can be easily avoided,” Adele Khodr, UNICEF’s Afghanistan representative, said in a statement. “Providing access to safe water and improved sanitation facilities in villages and towns across the country is critical,” she added. Poor sanitation and hygiene leave the already malnourished children more susceptible to infections that cause diarrhea. It causes loose bowel movements that may lead to dehydration, and in severe cases, death.
AA
 

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