Officials from the Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new public health initiative will see up to 7.6 million Afghan kids under the age of five receive polio vaccination and another 6.6 million will receive vitamin E capsules.
Afghan National Army (ANA) Doctors enabled a girl to walk for the first time. Samana is a 21-year-old girl from Herat province, crawling since her birth.
The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Tuesday announced it was sending a new group of 79 ailing Afghan children for treatment to Germany.
Miss Mazary Haqyaar, 20, a midwife in Hazrat Sultan Comprehensive Health Center (CHC) was very happy as she was holding the newly-born baby in her arms. This was 17th out of the 19th delivery that was successfully carried -out by her. The rest two delivery cases, she was assisted by Mrs. Zar Panra, a senior midwife.
Midwifery is an important profession that provides healthcare to a pregnant mother and her baby before and after the birth.
The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday launched its ‘revenue data repository’ aimed at standardizing the ministry’s income collection system and preventing graft.