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  • Over 5 million children to be vaccinated against polio

    Category: General

    Kabul, 5 November 2018 – This Monday, polio vaccination teams will visit 5.3 million children under the age of five in 18 high-risk provinces, mainly in South and East provinces. This follows several new cases in both regions. Most recently...

  • Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

    Category: General

    Almost half of the world’s population has no access to essential health services. Each year nearly hundred million people face extreme poverty because of the money they have to spend on health services. In the framework of...

  • Three new polio cases have been reported in South and East

    Category: General

    Kabul, 30 October 2018 –Three new polio cases have been reported in South and East Regions of Afghanistan. A 5-month old female child from Paroon district of Nuristan, a 24 months old female child from Nawzad district of Helmand, and a 14...

  • Another new polio case has been reported in Helmand province

    Category: General

    Kabul, 13 October 2018 – Another new polio case has been reported in Helmand province. A 48-month-old male child from Nawzad district of Helmand province is paralyzed by the polio wild virus. This is the 11th polio case in the southern...

  • 15th polio case confirmed in Afghanistan

    Category: General

    Kabul, 26 September 2018 – Another new polio case has been reported in Kandahar province. A 24-month-old child from Kandahar city will be permanently paralyzed by the virus. This is the 15th case in Afghanistan and the 9th polio case in the...

  • Over 6 million children to be vaccinated against polio

    Category: General

    Kabul, 23 September 2018 – This Monday, polio vaccination teams will visit 6.4 million children under the age of five in 27 high-risk provinces, mainly in Kandahar and Nangarhar. This follows several new cases in both regions. Last week, a...

  • Senior Communication Officer

    Category: General

    Job Announcement Vacancy Number: SCO/NCCP/13 Post Title: Senior Communication Officer Organization: National Cancer Control Program/MoPH Location: Kabul with travel to provinces...

  • Ministry of Public Health cites latest polio case as evidence for increased community support

    Category: General

    Kabul, 16 September 2018 –The latest polio case, reported in Uruzgan province, shows the need for increased community engagement in polio eradication. This case, an 11-month old boy from Shaheed-e-Hassas district, marks the 13th child...

  • Nationwide polio vaccination campaign aims to reach over 9.9 million children

    Category: General

    Kabul, 5 August 2018 –The Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan, together with UNICEF and WHO, will launch its third national polio vaccination campaign for 2018. Over the next five days, around 9.9 million children under the age of five...

  • Coordination and review meeting with western region’s PEI and EPI Team

    Category: General

    Coordination and review meeting with western region’s PEI and EPI Team today by chair and oversight of H.E Dr. Feroz Minister of Public Health and Dr. Stanekzai MOPH FP for maintain and sustainability of polio eradication program in western...

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