Dec 28, 2005

Polio in Afghanistan

Two new polio registered for the last year according to Public Health Minister in Kabul. This cases were registered in the term of 2004-2005.
This was found in the to district of Helmanad province.
As Dr.Fatemi the ministry of Health has pointed out that in the past sex months four cases were registered while this two found newly from those children who came from abroad.

The ministry of public health has take a serious campaign against this disease recently involving the provinces; Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Urzugan and a small district in Nimrooz.

This cost to 301800$ US dollar donated by UNICEF and WHO, a large number of children vaccinated under age five.


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