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Taliban supports the resumption of house-to-house polio vaccination across Afghanistan

House-to-house polio vaccination set to recommence across Afghanistan in November KABUL/AMMAN/KATHMANDU, 18 October 2021 – WHO and UNICEF welcome the decision by the Taliban leadership supporting the resumption of house-to-house polio vaccination across Afghanistan. The vaccination campaign in Afghanistan The vaccination campaign, which begins on November 8, will be the …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 30 September 2021

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Women’s Commission condemns IAF docs who allegedly did 2-finger test on the rape survivor TNM had reported on September 29 that the survivor in the IAF Coimbatore rape case had allegedly been subjected to the banned two-finger test during the medical examination. Not joining BJP, but leaving Congress which sidelines …

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Acute health needs in Afghanistan must be urgently addressed and health gains protected: WHO

WHO DG in Afghanistan

KABUL/CAIRO/GENEVA 22 September 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that serious health needs in Afghanistan must be addressed urgently and health benefits must be protected. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, and Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean said …

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WHO health supplies land in Afghanistan

World Health Organization

Kabul/Cairo, 30 August 2021 – A plane carrying WHO medicines and health supplies landed in Afghanistan today, 30 August, at 12:25 pm local time. The first shipment of medical supplies to Afghanistan since the country came under the control of the Taliban This is the first shipment of medical supplies …

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Amidst Kabul airport blockage, WHO and UNICEF call for assistance to deliver critical health supplies to Afghanistan

Afghan refugees, photo tweeted by Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov UN Secretary General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan

KABUL/CAIRO/KATHMANDU,22 August 2021: “As humanitarian needs in Afghanistan increase, the abilities to respond to those needs are rapidly declining. WHO and UNICEF call for immediate and unimpeded access to deliver medicines and other lifesaving supplies to millions of people in need of aid, including 300 000 people displaced in the …

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WHO will stay in Afghanistan

World Health Organization

The people of Afghanistan need support and solidarity today more than ever: Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari 18 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt — After the Taliban’s occupation of Afghanistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that it will not leave Afghanistan and will continue to serve as before. Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 12 August 2021

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“Outsiders Brought In To Manhandle MPs, Including Women”: Opposition “Today we had to come out here to speak to you (the media) as we (the opposition) are not allowed to speak inside Parliament…. This is the murder of democracy,” Rahul Gandhi. Activist Saket Gokhale joins TMC today. “The #TMC is …

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Fighting corruption in Afghanistan: Stepping up integrity, transparency and accountability: UN report

Afghan refugees, photo tweeted by Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov UN Secretary General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan

KABUL, 04th August 2021:  Stepping up ongoing efforts to address corruption in Afghanistan remains critical, finds a UN report released today. UNAMA’s fifth annual anti-corruption report, titled “Afghanistan’s Fight against Corruption: Stepping up integrity, transparency and accountability,” finds that Afghanistan has taken positive steps towards establishing solid anti-corruption legal and …

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Afghanistan: Funding shortfall amid deepening humanitarian crisis

Afghan refugees, photo tweeted by Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov UN Secretary General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan

A senior UN official on Thursday urged donors to step up support for Afghanistan, where ongoing drought and increased military operations amid foreign troop withdrawal, are displacing scores of civilians, creating a growing humanitarian crisis. 18 million Afghans require assistance Refugees deported, borders closed The fundamentalist Taliban have taken over …

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