Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development (UN Sustainable Development Goals). We provide affordable health services and specialize in midwifery training, so mothers and children are no longer left behind.

AfD’s Comprehensive Health Centre (CHC) in Kabul offers affordable quality health care and has longer opening hours than regular health centres. In addition to midwifery training, the CHC also conducts regular training of community health workers; both programmes benefit isolated communities through their cascade approach. AfD is also in the process of scaling-up nutrition screenings at the CHC in order to address malnutrition among children.

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    Comprehensive Health Center (CHC)
    The long-lasting conflict in Afghanistan has created mass displacement both outside and inside the country. As a result, Kabul alone has a population of around 4 million and is one...
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    Midwifery Training
    The idea of a midwifery training came in response to the communities’ dire needs. Under the Taliban, female healthcare specialists were banned from their jobs, and males were forbi...
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    Doctor’s Training in Reproductive Health
    Action for Development’s (AfD) has focused on finding solutions to Afghanistan’s healthcare crisis since its very beginning. One of the main issues that the country faces is a lack...
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    Nutrition Project
    Afghanistan has been recognized as a “high priority country” by the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) for tackling malnutrition. According to the 2013 National Nutrition Survey, appro...