Ariana: The Ministry of Public Health said on Monday that in cooperation with its international partners, a polio vaccination campaign is underway in 21 provinces in Afghanistan. According to the Ministry of Health, 7.8 million children under the age of five will be vaccinated against the polio virus during the four-day campaign – which runs
Khaama: The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the second round of the Polio Vaccine Campaign for children has commenced in six provinces of Afghanistan. The organization released a statement on its website on Monday, saying that this campaign has been initiated in five provinces in the northern region and one in the southern
Ariana: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says a polio vaccination case response campaign will be implemented in the eastern region of Afghanistan, which includes Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar and Nuristan provinces, and the plan is to inoculate 1.2 million children. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health announced that the “polio vaccination campaign” will start in 23 provinces of the country on Monday, May 15. It is planned that some six million children below the age of five will receive polio vaccination through this major campaign, according to the state-run Bakhtar news agency. Afghanistan and Pakistan
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi March 13, 2023 Afghanistan on March 13 kicked off a nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign for children under the age of 5, the office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Afghanistan told RFE/RL. The campaign is the second since the Taliban seized power in August 2021. Before returning to power, the
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday said that at least 75,000 cases of measles have been recorded in the country in 2022. The ministry said that more than 300 children have died from the disease illness over the past year. Doctors said that lack of vaccination among children is one of the
Ariana: Millions of Afghan children have been vaccinated during the first nationwide integrated measles and polio campaign in Afghanistan since the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) came to power in August 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi December 19, 2022 Afghan officials have launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate millions of children against polio, an effort that in the past has faced resistance and even violence. The campaign is the first since the Taliban seized power last year. Previously, the Taliban had banned door-to-door vaccinations in areas they controlled.
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