We are pleased to announce the recent graduation of Community Health Workers in our health facility in Kabul. 10 women were trained by AfD from 6 – 20 May in providing health education and first aid to the communities.
Our school for street children is close to its six-month anniversary and we are proud to continue our efforts in the reintegration process of Kabul’s street children. This is Ismail’s story. His story is about how willing to learn new things battled unfavourable circumstances and difficulties of Afghan reality.
AfD’s annual midwifery training program is underway, with the first phase completed on September 7. During this phase, 10 midwives from the region of Bamyan took part in a capacity enhancement and master training program. These professionals will now return to their rural health facilities, where they will transmit their newly acquired knowledge to one to five other midwives, according to the cascade model training system.
Visits to AfD’s Comprehensive Health Center have increased by 35% over the last few months, according to the centre’s management staff. This can be explained by the shipment of Swiss pharmaceuticals to the centre in June
AfD was an active organizer of Empower’s School of Health Training Program, that took place in Geneva from June 20th to 24th. The program focused on promoting access to medicines and addressed procurement, quality, regulation and market shaping in the area of international aid.