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Afghanistan: Third polio case reported in Nangarhar

Doctors said that a 2.5 years old child has tested positive for poliovirus in Nazian district in Nangarhar.

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WHO reports rise in COVID-19 cases and nine deaths last month

The organization said reported a 282.5% increase in cases in April, against March, putting the number of infected at almost.

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Afghanistan: 3 million ‘formerly inaccessible’ children given polio shots last year

WHO chief says the wild polio cases increased last year; so far this year one case has been reported in.

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Turkmenistan sends doctors to Herat hospital to support women’s health in Afghanistan

Three female doctors will treat patients until the end of May at the Turghundi Maternity Hospital which was built in.

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Afghanistan begins polio vaccination campaign in 23 provinces

The three-day campaign begins at a time when two positive cases of polio were reported in Bati Kot district in.

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Residents from remote Lagman district desperate for a decent clinic

The only clinic in Badposht district has no windows or doors, lacks supplies and equipment and does not have enough.

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Maternal mortality rate drops in Herat, say doctors

Taliban officials say infant and maternal health has improved over the years as mothers have access to more health centers

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Malaria cases in Afghanistan increased by 45% last year

Doctors say the lack of awareness and slow reaction in getting treatment is adding to the growing number of malaria.

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Herat residents upset over new tariffs at public hospitals

Residents claim the standard of health services being provided has dropped, and health authorities need to invest in the sector

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Afghanistan: No chemo available for Herat’s breast cancer patients

Oncologists in Herat say they have no chemotherapy facilities and their patients are forced to seek treatment outside the country

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