AfD’s Annual Report 2016

We would like to announce that our Annual Report 2016 is finally out! 2016 was a very exciting year for AfD. We reflected on our goals and strategies and steered the organisation towards international expansion and increased visibility. We would like to thank our partners and donors for their continued support; AfD’s team of staff[…]

Register for Empower Workshop!

Registration is open for the 8th International Workshop on “Procurement, Supply Chain, Regulatory and Quality Assurance” in Bangkok, Thailand by Empower School of Health! The workshop is from the 4th – 8th September and includes two weeks preparatory work, UNDP courses and certification for PSM, one week in Bangkok interacting with UN agencies and international NGOs[…]

Graduation of Community Health Workers

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 eduction and first aid to the communities. Upon graduation, they were provided with kits which they will distribute among community members when necessary.[…]

Ismail: A Street Child’s Story

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 willingness to learn new things battled unfavourable circumstances and difficulties of Afghan reality. Ismail, aged 12, is an Afghan boy[…]

2016 Midwifery Training: First Phase Completed

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[…]

35% increase in Visitors to Health Center

Visits to AfD’s Comprehensive Health Center have increased by 35% over the last few months, according to the center’s management staff. This can be explained by the shipment of Swiss pharmaceuticals to the center in June. Afghanistan faces shortages of high-quality medication; patients often rely on more readily available but less reliable treatments. AfD will[…]