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Humanitarian fund annual report  for 2021 in Afghanistan

Kabul was ravaged by conflict and natural disasters in 2021. Poverty and the COVID-19 virus also devastated the country. This year’s epidemic has affected 18.4 million individuals (nearly half of the population) and tens of millions more need social support. The number of people suffering from malnutrition has risen dramatically,...

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Afghan Blood Donor Day

Afghanistan marked Blood Donation Day. According to the director of the Central Blood Bank of Afghanistan – Mohammad Nasser Sadiq’s estimate of 88,536 blood tests, 126,876 persons received blood. More blood donors are needed to save lives, according to Ahmad Sir Pasoon, Director-general of therapeutic medicine. A group of blood...

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A humanitarian crisis is brewing in Afghanistan 

Over half of Afghanistan’s population is in need of help. Vaccine-preventable diseases like COVID-19 and polio are causing overcrowding of the country’s health system and widespread corruption at all levels of government.  Malnutrition affects more than half of all children under the age of five in the United States. Hundreds...

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The fate of fistula patients in Afghanistan

It is no secret that Afghanistan is wrecked by many a crisis. Despite that, healthcare facilities are attempting to make reproductive care more readily available to women who have an obstetric fistula, particularly in the wake of the country’s unprecedented catastrophe. Aisha, a 35-year-old Ghazni mother of three who has...

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Zinc not a cure for Covid-19

Some news publications and online pages have reported that zinc supplements can treat coronavirus, but Afghan health professionals say this medicine’s efficacy is dubious. There have been 180,000 coronavirus infections in Afghanistan, with 7,700 deaths, according to the Ministry of Public Health. Following the start of the pandemic, vaccines were discovered...

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Help for Afganistan

11 medical volunteers from the TKA and the Yeryuz Doktorlar Association performed urology examinations as well as therapy and surgery in Kabul during the week. One hundred and twenty medical examinations and 36 surgical procedures were carried out. Afghanistan Islamic Medical Association’s assistance allowed the team of volunteers to complete a...

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Black pepper against Covid-19

PAJHWOK: Health experts say there’s no solid evidence that black pepper protects coronavirus. Black pepper grows on long, thin stalks in green, red, yellow, and orange. It is a flowering vine in the Piperaceae family farmed for its dried fruit, called a peppercorn. The fruit is a 5 mm (0.20 in)...

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Afganistan receive Monkeypox test kits

Monkeypox test kits will be provided to Afghanistan by the World Health Organization, according to the Taliban-led administration. The Afghan health system, according to the MoPH, lacks monkeypox diagnostic kits.  It was during the Afghanistan Covid-19 pandemic when PCR machines were sent to the MoPH. A Ministry of Health spokeswoman...

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Vaccination campaign in Afganistan

In June, the World Health Organization (WHO) plans to begin vaccinations against coronavirus in Afghanistan. As many as 5 million Afghans are expected to benefit from this program, according to the World Health Organization. Five million persons aged 18 and above will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by WHO in Afghanistan in...

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