Tolo News: Health officials in Badakhshan province said the number of malnourished children has increased. Ahmad Jawid Mohebi, head of the malnutrition department of the Taliban’s public health department for Badakhshan province, told Hasht-e Subh that due to poverty and hunger, the number of malnourished children in Badakhshan had increased about 1.5 times compared to
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 276 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 932 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported eight new deaths and 132 recoveries. With this, the total confirmed cases reached 30,451 and deaths reached 638 while there have been 10,306 recoveries countrywide
Ariana: Based on statistics, half of Afghanistan’s population are below the poverty line. “Two million children are affected by the severe malnutrition in Afghanistan,” said Wahidullah Mayar, the Spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH). Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News September 2, 2016 ISLAMABAD — The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) has warned that 40 percent of Afghanistan’s population — or 11.3 million people — are food insecure, while chronic malnutrition affects more than 40 percent of Afghan children under five years old. WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin issued the warning Friday
Doctors Without Borders: Sam Templeman is an Australian paediatric nurse. He was in Helmand province, in the south of Afghanistan, from December 2014 to September 2015. In the provincial capital city, Lashkar Gah, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) supports the Ministry of Public Health Boost Hospital. Templeman shares some intimate moments of this emotional