Tolo News: The number of patients suffering from cancer has increased across the country, the Ministry of Public Health said, adding that more than 10,000 patients have been referred to cancer centers over the past five months. The rise of cancer cases comes as Afghanistan is facing a shortage of medical equipment in a weakened
Ariana: More than 400 people have been infected with cholera over the last 10 days in Spera district of Khost province, the site of a deadly earthquake that struck six weeks ago, officials said on Sunday. Mohammad Nabi Zadran, head of a mobile health team in Khost, said that eight people have died of cholera
Tolo News: The cases of seasonal diseases have been on the rise in the last three weeks, doctors said, calling for more precautions by families to observe to prevent infections such as cholera and diarrhea as the weather is warming. Other seasonal diseases include cold, malaria and measles, said Mohammad Naeem Akbari, a physician at
Ariana: Three hundred people have reportedly been hospitalized and are being treated for cholera in Kandahar and Helmand provinces, officials said Tuesday. The death toll has not yet been confirmed but on Sunday reports indicated at least 20 people had died in Helmand. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: At least 20 people have died as a result of cholera virus in Helmand province, health sources said. Meanwhile, at least 900 people are infected with cholera and about 20 people died in Zabul province yesterday, July 10, 2022. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Cholera and diarrhea cases are rising among children and adults in Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province, local officials said. Abdul Qahar Ahadi, provincial health director, said that more than 20,000 patients suffering from various diseases visited public health facilities during the past two months, which is unprecedented. Takhar’s main hospital meanwhile said that most of