A collection of 11 posts
Opium Harvest in Full Swing in Afghanistan’s South
Opium harvest is in full swing in Afghanistan’s southern region. According to traders, the Taliban decree that banned the cultivation and trade of narcotics, including opium, earlier the month is a new interpretation of the old tactic; to restore the falling value of opium in the region.
Prevalence of Blood Cancer Increasing in Kandahari Children
Health officials in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province say a number of children diagnosed with thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder, may have been affected by the use of airstrikes during the drawn out US led intervention in Afghanistan
Will Vaccines Work, Is the Virus Real; Afghans Wonder
Misinformation, lack of awareness, and confusion surrounding the coronavirus is still spreading around Afghanistan. Additionally lack of understanding about the effectiveness and use of coronavirus vaccines plagues the effort to curb the pandemic.
Heavy Rainfall in Kandahar Brings Hope to Farmers and Nuisance to City Residents
Written by Nazar Mohammad Razmal Zaman, edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley KANDAHAR — Recent rainfall in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province hit by persistent drought over the past several years have somewhat removed fears of continuous drought in the province. But the province is far from eradicating
Afghanistan’s Southern Kandahar, Known for Finest Embroidery Across the Country
— One Day in Afghanistan — Written by Nazar Mohammad Razmal Zaman, edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley KANDAHAR — A small red radio set up against the wall plays a local station in the background while two women sit around it putting needles through pieces of brown and cream-colored
Infant Malnutrition Overwhelms Afghan Hospitals
Written by Nazar Mohammad “Razmal Zaman,” edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley KANDAHAR — Health workers in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province are combating increasing malnutrition among children while millions of Afghans lack the ability to feed their families on a daily basis. The beds at Kandahar city’