BAMYAN - People from the ancient city of Bamyan, the government and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have joined together to build a new maternity ward in Bamyan’s provincial hospital.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference by Wael Haj-Ibrahim, Head of Office, UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Afghanistan, and Sheilagh Henry, Acting Field Coordinator, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Afghanistan.
21 April 2009 - People living with HIV and Aids can now receive treatment in the first anti-retroviral therapy centre in Afghanistan. The Minister of Public Health, Dr Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimi opened the centre on Tuesday at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Kabul.
21 April 2009 - One thousand Afghan returnees will be able to build their own houses as a result of action taken by the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) shelter project in the eastern province of Nangarhar.