Health Promotion Department

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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, ...

Health News

Afghanistan Launches National Polio Immunization Days Campaign

Over 9.5 million children to be immunized and provided with de-worming tablets Kabul, 16 October 2016 – The Ministry of Public Health, together with UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch a national ...

MoPH to Establish New Health Facilities in Under-served Areas of Afghanistan

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) will establish new health facilities in rural and underserved areas of Afghanistan, said Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Minister of Public Health in a press conference here in Kabul on Wednesday. ...

Resource Center

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

Measles – Pashtu

Pneumonia – Dari Radio Spot

Menstrual Hygiene – Brochure – Dari

Diarrhea-Printing Materials-Pashtu

Events And Campaigns

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.

Global Hand Washing Day-2015

Every year, 2.5 million children do not live to celebrate their fifth birthday because of diarrhea and pneumonia. Handwashing with soap is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to...

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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 Action)...

The overall objective of the trip has been to learn from the Aponjon (Bangladesh MAMA program) experiences and to exchange information between Aponjon and Health Promotion Staff of Ministry of...

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Study tour in lithuania

The overall objective of the EU-funded project “Technical Cooperation Programme to the Ministry of Public Health”, Afghanistan (EuropeAid/131612/C/SER/AF) is to support the Ministry of Public Health for strengthening its stewardship...

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