Winterization Aid in Kabul

Action for Development was able to provide emergency winterization aid to around 40 families in Kabul last week. Because of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, a lot of families are forced to flee their homes in the different provinces and many of them end up in camps in and around Kabul. Unfortunately the suffering does[…]

New Nutrition Assessment Report

With our new partnership with the Global Nutrition Cluster, AfD is taking its first steps towards scaling up nutrition in our health programs. The new report by AfD’s Public Health Nutritionist Alison Farnham, presents the current situation regarding the nutritional assessment of children under 5 years old at the Shahid Abdul Razaq Comprehensive Health Centre[…]

1st Round of Midwifery Training in Panjsher

AfD conducted the first round of its midwives capacity building programme in Panjsher province in November 2017. Twenty midwives from different districts of the province were brought together to the center of Panjsher where they could enhance their knowledge on specific pregnancy and birth-related issues, for instance Eclampsia, Pre-eclampsia, managing third-stage labour, and newborn care.[…]

AfD’s Annual Christmas Fundraising Sale

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to our “traditional” Christmas Fundraising Sale on Tuesday, November 28th 2017. The sale takes place from 9am to 6pm in the lobby of the Geneva Ecumenical Center located at Route de Ferney 150 in Geneva. The end of the year is rapidly approaching and[…]

Communities’ Fair 2017 of the International School Geneva

AfD participated for the first time in the annual Communities’ Fair of the International School of Geneva on 18 October 2017. The International school of Geneva encourages its students to engage in various activities, including charitable causes as part of the curriculum. Every year, the school holds a Communities’ Fair, where student groups, companies, organizations[…]

New partnership with the Global Nutrition Cluster

We are happy to announce that Action for Development signed a new partnership with the Global Nutrition Cluster in October 2017. International humanitarian response is coordinated by a system that is comprised of individual groups categorized by areas of responsibility, known as “clusters”. The Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) is headed by UNICEF and aims to safeguard[…]

Register for Empower Workshop!

Empower School of Health is organising a new workshop on Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain in Conflict and Fragile States. The workshop will take place in Dubai between the 20th and 23rd November 2017. If you are interested, apply now! For more information on the training program or any other inquiry, please do not hesitate[…]