5 August 2010 - The World Health Organization has begun sending medical relief supplies to address health needs of victims of the flooding across provinces in central, eastern and northern Afghanistan.
4 August 2010 - From a boy injecting heroin to children playing football near the ruins of Darulaman Palace in Kabul, a newly opened photo exhibit in the capital city's Babur Garden aims to show the challenges and joys of life in Afghanistan through the camera lenses of 32 Afghan photography stud
4 August 2010 - Exhibited in the Chahar Suq Sistern, a site restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in the heart of Heart’s old city, the works - prints, watercolours, lithographs - reflect the impressions of European visitors to Afghanistan between 1830 and 1920.
3 August 2010 - The World Health Organization is currently conducting the largest-ever delivery of medicines and health supplies to Afghanistan, sending 430 tonnes of life-saving materials - enough for 1 million people - to health providers throughout the country.
3 August 2010 - Afghanistan has launched a new drive to better prepare its health sector, and the broader community, to cope with and respond to the impacts of conflict, hazardous natural events and other potential humanitarian crises.
3 August 2010 - Breast milk provides a baby with all the essential fluids, energy and nutrients needed during the first six months of life, according to a campaign launched this week by the Ministry of Public Health with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the UN World Healt
KABUL - The Afghanistan Poppy Eradication Verification Final Report released by the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) shows that a total of 2,316 hectares of eradicated poppy fields have been verified by MCN/UNODC in 11 provinces.
1 August 2010 - A week of concerts with Ustad Safdar Tawakuli and other Hazara singers, buzkashi horse matches, theatre performances by youth groups and sales of homespun carpets and honey jars, wrapped up today at the second annual Bamyan Silk Road Festival.