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Six Tons Expired Foodstuffs Burnt in Kunduz

Kunduz City (BNA) More than 6 tons expired foodstuffs have been burned by health officials of northern Kunduz province the other day. In-charge of public health in the province says, the expired foodstuffs have been collected by employees of public health department of Kunduz from shops. Dr. Abdul Mateen Atifi ...

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Synthetic Drugs Are Making Headway In Afghanistan, UN Reports

Kabul (BNA) Methamphetamine is increasingly being seized by law enforcement in Afghanistan, and there is also evidence that it is being produced in the country, according to the first of its kind assessment on synthetic drugs released by the United Nations drug and crime agency. After spending eight-months gathering information ...

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MoPH: Annually 1700 Women Die Due To Breast Cancer: Commentary

Kabul (BNA) Widespread of cancer in Afghanistan has turned in to a serious medical, social, and economic problem. Yearly twenty thousand people added into the number of people suffering from the deadliest disease. BNA medical affairs analyst commenting on the issue writes January 30  marked as counter cancer day across ...

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2000 Kg Crumbling & Unhealthy Pakistani Meat Grasped

Jalalabad City (BNA) Over 2000 kg insanitary and unhealthy Pakistani meat have been seized by Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. Recently the meat entered from Pakistan to Afghanistan, which discovered and seized by security personnel in Torkham border, Nangarhar province. Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor said BNA ...

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100,000 U-5 Year Children To Be Vaccinated In Nimroz

Zaranj City (BNA) Anti-polio vaccination program has started in southern Nimroz province yesterday. Ahmad Arab spokesman of Nimroz governor told BNA, in this program possibly 100, 000 children under-five year will be vaccinated throughout the province. Eng. Mohammad Sami governor of Nirmoz asked from people of the province that don’t ...

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Low Quality Medicines Face Afghans With Serious Problems

Kabul (BNA) In the past several years, hundreds of millions of dollars were spent to promote the health sector in the country. Hundreds of hospitals and clinics were either repaired or newly constructed in various parts of the country and their administrations were also promoted, but in association with the ...

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Polio Vaccination To Prevent Children From Permanent Paralysis, Dr. Farzad

Kabul (BNA) Nowadays, vaccination is an effective and cheap way to reduce children mortality, particularly those below 5. Vaccination is very safe and effective. Vaccines are only given to children after a long and careful review by scientists, doctors, and healthcare professionals. Vaccines will involve some discomfort and may cause ...

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People, Govt. Should Support Public Upraising Against Addiction

Kabul (BNA) If sometimes we see under the bridge of Kabul river, we see that large crowds of our countrymen including teenagers, youth and old men are at quarters with addiction innocently that immediately attract the astonishing eyes of every visitor. These our fellow-citizens whom mostly are youth have unfortunately ...

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