Tolo News: Kandahar officials have raised concern over the increasing number of female drug addicts in the province. According to local officials, there are currently nine women being treated for drug addiction at a rehabilitation center in the Kandahar. The women said that poverty and insecurity have driven them to using drugs. In March, public health
The New York Times: Polio was eradicated before 2000 in Western countries, but it is still a critical issue for Afghanistan, said Destagir Nazari, of the Ministry of Health. “The world is trying to eradicate the virus completely,” he said. “It is an international responsibility for Afghanistan to eradicate it, and we try our best to
1TV: Twelve infants have died in a hospital in Afghanistan’s north-eastern Panjshir province due to lack of oxygen, police said Monday. Mohammad Ishaq Tamkin, the provincial police chief, told 1TV that that the incident happened in Anaba district. Click here to read more (external link). Related and other Health News Mysterious Outbreak Kills 12 Newborns In
Afghanistan Times: Parwan provincial health director Dr. Khalil Musadiq said that this center was established to avoid spreading of HIV and hepatitis to addicted people and reduce mortality among drug user in the province. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Thirty percent of Afghan girls cannot afford to continue pursuing education due to early marriages and menstruation period, the Minister of Public Health said Tuesday. “Menstruation period causes 30 percent of girls to leave attending schools, 12 percent of the girls don’t have access to health care services, and seven percent of the girls are
Ariana: According to an assessment of the Public Health Ministry (MoPH), due to conflict, poverty and unemployment about half of the Afghan citizens suffer from mental illness. About 12,666 people including children aged 4 to 15 have been interviewed in the research and it took two years to get completed. According to the research, most of the
Lisa Schlein VOA News October 24, 2018 GENEVA — As another World Polio Day comes around, the World Health Organization reports three polio endemic countries— Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria — hold the key to the global eradication of this crippling disease. About one-half million children were becoming paralyzed by polio every year when the World Health
وزارت مبارزه با مواد مخدر افغانستان میگوید که در کابل شمار معتادان بی سرپناه افزایش یافته و بیشتر آنان کسانی اند که از ایران برگشته اند. همزمان با این، در ادامه کمپـاین جمع آوری معتادان، امروز مسوولان وزارت مبارزه با مواد مخدر، بیش از سه صد معتاد را از ناحیه هشتم شهر کابل جمع آوری