Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Monday it hopes to eradicate polio by the middle of next year as 2015 has seen the lowest number of reported cases to date.
Police FM in collaboration with the Afghan National Police central hospital and International exhibition on health medical equipment and food products launched numerous vaccination campaigns free of cost for needy people such as: flu, influenza, hepatitis, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
Sixty women from Parwan, Kapisa and Panjshir provinces graduated from a midwifery school in Parwan province after two and a half years of training. The governor of Parwan province and the Ministry of Public Health and other government officials attended the graduation ceremony.
A polyclinic at the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospitalin Kabul, constructed with financial support from India, was inaugurated on Thursday, officials said.
Members of the National Assembly, civil society and other Kabul residents lined up to donate blood to support medical treatment for victims of Friday's truck bomb attack, which killed 15 civilians and wounded 400 others.
At least 3,600 people who have lost body organs to war have been provided with artificial limbs, a Red Crescent (RC) official said on Tuesday.