Health News

Sheikh Zayed hospital building inaugurated

 May 1, 2017

Kabul, 15 April 2017: H. E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Chief Executive Officer of the National Unity Government inaugurated Sheikh Zayed Hospital. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz Minister of Public Health, Dr. Nasrin Oriakhel Minister of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, Mr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Khawaja representative of...

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Medicine Teaching and Emergency Obstetric Care Unit Inaugurate at Shahrara Hospital

 April 4, 2017

    Kabul, Monday 4, April, 2017: H. E. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, minister of public health and Farida Mohmand, minister of higher education inaugurated Shahrara teaching and basic emergency obstetric care unit. The Ministry of Public Health in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and...

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Government of Japan commits US$ 12.4 million to provide life-saving vaccines and prevent the spread of infectious diseases in Afghanistan

 December 17, 2016

The Government of Japan pledged $12.4 million today to Afghanistan to help eradicate polio and prevent the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases in the country. This is in addition to over $75 million of funding provided since 2010 to support the Polio Eradication Initiative and Expanded...

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Ministry of Public Health Launch Campaign to collect Hookahs from Kabul Restaurants and Teashops

 December 17, 2016

The Ministry of Public Health in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, National Office for Environmental Protection, Kabul Municipality and the Attorney general office collected more than   335  Hookah seats from different parts of Kabul city over six days campaign. According to the findings of...

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Global Hand-washing Day was celebrated by MoPH, MoE and UNICEF

 October 23, 2016

“Make Hand-washing a Habit!” Kabul, 15 October 2016 - Global Hand-washing Day was celebrated by Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Education and UNICEF Afghanistan with huge participation of school students, teachers, school management committee members, government officials and other stakeholders. H.E Minister of Education,...

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Afghanistan Launches National Polio Immunization Days Campaign

 October 18, 2016

Over 9.5 million children to be immunized and provided with de-worming tablets Kabul, 16 October 2016 – The Ministry of Public Health, together with UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch a national effort today to vaccinate every child in Afghanistan under the...

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MoPH to Establish New Health Facilities in Under-served Areas of Afghanistan

 October 5, 2016

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) will establish new health facilities in rural and underserved areas of Afghanistan, said Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Minister of Public Health in a press conference here in Kabul on Wednesday. Dr. Feroz said, “according to the findings of 2015 health...

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