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  • Six ambulances donated to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Daikundi and Ghor provinces

    Category: General

    The Ministry of Public Health received six ambulances as part of the ongoing support provided by the Republic of Korea and UNICEF to save the lives of women and children of Afghanistan. The six ambulances, procured by UNICEF will be used to...

  • Millions Of Children To Be Reached In Polio Immunization Drive

    Category: General

    Nearly nine million children throughout Afghanistan will be immunized during a three-day national polio immunization drive to be launched today, Sunday, 15 March. A formal launch ceremony was hosted by the Ministry of Health at the Indira Ghandi...

  • Dr. Feroz: Women Healthcare are at top of our Strategic Programs

    Category: General

    The Public Health Minister Dr. Firozuddin Feroz, speaking at the ceremony of 8th March International Women Day held on Wednesday in the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), said that women healthcare were at the top of his ministry strategic programs...

  • MoPH sends Ten Mobile Health Teams to Panjshir Province

    Category: General

    Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has send ten mobile health teams to Panjshir province for addressing the health problems of victim families of the recent avalanches. These teams are to provide health...

  • MoPH Opens Health Sector Revenue Information Database

    Category: General

    The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today launched the Health Sector Revenue Information Database for establishment of sustainable, accountable and fruitful health system. The new leadership of the ministry is committed to strive for...

  • Malalai achieved her lost hopes again

    Category: Featured Reports

    Malalai is a seven years old girl who got serious burns in her neck, face and hands after a burning event in her home at Helmand Province. Her condition was so much serious that she could neither shake her neck nor open her mouth to eat. At first...

  • Dr. Firozuddin Feroz Introduced as New Minister for MoPH’s Staff

    Category: General

    Dr. Firozuddin Feroz who has received highest votes of confidence of Lower house of the parliament as the minister of Public Health last week, today was introduced during a ceremony for staff of the ministry by second vice-president Mohammad...

  • The State of Afghanistan’s Midwifery 2014 report presented

    Category: General

    “Today Afghanistan is a regional leader in the midwifery profession and a model for reducing maternal mortality in low resource post conflict setting” A four-fold increase in investment in midwifery is necessary in the next 15...

  • The largest neonatal care unit inaugurated in Afghanistan

    Category: General

    Almost half of deaths in infancy take place in the first month of life. Newly born babies require specialised care and treatment and tertiary care hospitals such as Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health need state of the art facilities and...

  • Leadership and Staff of MoPH Take Part in Campaign of Blood Donation

    Category: General

    "During this year’s Ashura Days nearly two million cc of blood were collected” The leadership and staff of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday took part in voluntary blood donation campaign and donate a part of...

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