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Monday May 30, 2016

Aibak City (BNA) The construction work of four health clinics have begun by financial assistance of India in northern Samangan province.
Dr. Abdul Majeed head of public health of Samangan said BNA correspondent, the health clinics to be constructed based on international standard in Roy Dowab, Khuram-e-Sarbagh, Hazrat Sultan districts and Aibak city the provincial capital of the province.
All the health clinic buildings will have surgery home, maternity rooms, pharmacy and administrative rooms, the source added.
Each of the health clinic building to be built with a cost of 130,000 USD, Abdul Majeed further added.
Meanwhile, six health centers are also active in six districts and center of the province.
 

Sunday May 29, 2016

Zarang City (BNA) At a cost of over 27,000,000 Afs a health clinic will be constructed by financial assistance of National Solidarity Program (NSP) including 10% community contribution in southern Nimroz province.
Farid Azam acting chairman of rural rehabilitation and development department in Nimroz told BNA reporter, the building of health clinic will be built in the areas of 615 m2 lands in Khash Rouad district of Nimroz province.
With implementation of the health clinic more than 3,070 families in health sector will gain access to basic human needs.
Dr. Noor Ahmad Shirzad head of public health of the province said, the construction work of another five-bed health clinic started at a cost of 15.5 million Afs by financial assistance of India in Chakhansour district of the province.
 

Tuesday May 24, 2016

Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) celebrated International Nurses Day 2016 with the theme “Nurses: A Forces for Change: Improving Health Systems’ Resilience,” a statement from the USAID press office reported. This day marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and is celebrated around the world, according to the statement. The ceremony was attended by nearly 350 participants from the Ministry of Public Health; the Ministry of Women’s Affairs; the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs, and the Disabled; Kabul Medical University School of Nursing, French Medical Institute for Children; Aga Khan University Programs-Afghanistan; Ghazanfar Institute of Health Sciences; community health nurses from various provinces; professional associations; donors; international and local NGOs; UN agencies, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) HEMAYAT project. Nurses are important first-line health workers providing comprehensive care to the Afghan population, especially those in remote and rural areas. They provide care to individuals, families, and communities at all levels of the Health system.
H.E. Dr. Najia Tariq, Deputy Minister of Public Health, officially opened the ceremony by emphasizing that improving nursing education and care is a priority for the Ministry of Public Health in its efforts to increase the accessibility of high quality, affordable, gender- and culturally-sensitive nursing care. Robin Martz, USAID’s Child Survival and Reproductive Health Team Lead, said: “USAID is committed to improving nursing services in Afghanistan. Nurses are the backbone of Afghanistan’s health care system and play a critical role in ensuring the resiliency of Afghanistan’s healthcare system.” The USAID HEMAYAT project improves the quality of the community health nursing education pre-service program, strengthens the Afghanistan Nurses’ Association, and has helped establish the Afghanistan Midwifery and Nurses Council as the midwife and nursing regulatory body.
Lailuma Noori
 

Monday May 23, 2016

Taliqan City (BNA) implementations of two drops of anti-polio vaccines at the mouth of more than 380,000 children under five started in northern Takhar province for three days.
Hafizullah Safi head of public health of Takhar said BNA journalist, in the program for each child two drops of anti-polio vaccines implementing and the tablets of Alizaviel “anti-worm” distributing for them as well.
The program will be implemented by 36 coordinators, 85 supervisors and 2200 volunteers in centre and all districts of the province.
Governor of Takhar warned to residents of the province that the program equally will implement and no child would be deprived from anti-polio vaccine throughout the province.
 

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