About HPD

Health Promotion

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and the factors that determine health. It is an effective investment in improving health and human development. Long term efforts have been made to promote health and well being among the Afghan populations. Health promotion is an active process of achieving better health and quality of life, encompassing educational, motivational, economic components. Health promotion includes the process of individual and social change and techniques for social influence which, together with environmental, regulatory and organizational interventions, constitute a broad strategy for better health. In Afghanistan, social structures, social support networks such as family, ...

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Sheikh Zayed hospital building inaugurated

Kabul, 15 April 2017: H. E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Chief Executive Officer of the National Unity Government inaugurated Sheikh Zayed Hospital. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz Minister of Public Health, Dr. Nasrin Oriakhel Minister of Labor, Social ...

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Medicine Teaching and Emergency Obstetric Care Unit Inaugurate at Shahrara Hospital

    Kabul, Monday 4, April, 2017: H. E. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, minister of public health and Farida Mohmand, minister of higher education inaugurated Shahrara teaching and basic emergency obstetric care unit. The Ministry of Public ...

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Resource Center

This part of the page contains brief description about Resource center which

Measles – Pashtu

Infection Prevention – Dari


National Hygiene Promotion Strategy

Events and campains

Here you will find the summary of all the events which have been celebrated by Health Promotion Department, as well as you will see the brief report of each campaign conducted by this Department.

TOT of WASH in Badakhsan

Introduction In recent years, Badakhshan DEWS department has reported higher morbidity rates related to diarrheal...

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World Health Day 2017

Depression a leading cause of ill health and disability among Afghans – fighting stigma is...

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Study Visits

As part of official tasks, HPD team had a series of educational exchange programs to neighbor countries. In this category, you will find the reports of all institutional visits which have been done by Health Promotion Department staff.

Exposure Visit to MAMA (Mobile Alliance for Maternal ...

The overall objective of the trip has been to learn from the Aponjon (Bangladesh MAMA...

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Study tour in lithuania

The overall objective of the EU-funded project “Technical Cooperation Programme to the Ministry of Public...

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