Jurist: The Taliban don’t care about how the people suffer. Since they retook control of Afghanistan, people have only experienced constraints in their everyday life. The international community’s financial support seems to be not enough as there are a lot of complaints that the Taliban use them for themselves instead of giving them to needy
Ariana: Officials of the health ministry said that more than 3,000 people in the country are infected with HIV/AIDS, 75% of whom are men and 25% women, including a small number of children under the age of fifteen. According to MoPH, out of 12,000 suspected infections, 3,000 of them have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Click
Ariana: As many as 875,000 children in Afghanistan are at risk of severe wasting, the United Nations agency for children said on Tuesday. Sam Mort, chief of communication of UNICEF in Afghanistan, said on Twitter that the organization needs urgent support to prevent and treat malnourished boys and girls. Click here to read more (external
8am: Local sources in Herat report new restrictions imposed by the Taliban on women in the hospital in Herat province. On Wednesday, November 30, the sources, talking to Hasht-e Subh said that the Taliban have banned Ultrasound (Television Examinations) for women in the mentioned hospital. Click here to read more (external link).
Xinhua: A total of 300 people mostly children have been affected by pertussis, or whooping cough, in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province, and two children have died of the disease, Abdul Hakim Hakimi, the provincial public health director, said Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link).
Rashid, 13, lost both his legs in an accident involving an unexploded shell in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province. His six siblings were also injured. The Taliban says more than 120 people a month are killed or maimed in accidents involving unexploded ordinance.
Ariana: Health officials in Herat province say a three-story Hematology Hospital will be built in the province to treat patients with blood disorders including leukemia. According to the officials, the construction of this project has been made possible by donors including a charity organization, businessmen and investors. Click here to read more (external link). More
Ariana: Public Health Ministry officials said the campaign will run for 10 days and that vaccination teams have been set up at mosques, schools and health centers. “Mobile measles vaccination teams have come to mosques, schools and health centers. Please vaccinate your children between the ages of nine months and five years for free,” said
Ariana: As winter sets in across Afghanistan and as the economic crisis worsens, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reports a spike in cases of child pneumonia and malnutrition. “Afghan families face an impossible choice: To eat or to buy heat. And, really, they can’t afford either, resulting in a frightening rise in
BBC: Afghans are giving their hungry children medicines to sedate them – others have sold their daughters and organs to survive. In the second winter since the Taliban took over and foreign funds were frozen, millions are a step away from famine. “Our children keep crying, and they don’t sleep. We have no food,” Abdul