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Afghanistan Primary Healthcare Project

Situation

Afghanistan suffers the effects of decades-long war and conflict. Most of rural Afghanistan (85% of the population) has limited or no access to medical care. More than 25% of Afghan children die before the age of 5 and the maternal death rate in Afghanistan is 16% (highest in the world).

Project Goals

  • Lower mortality for children under 5.
  • Reduce maternal mortality rate by providing pregnant women with Tetanus Toxoid vaccine.
  • Provide emergency transport, especially for pregnant women and those in labor, in three rural regions in the North

Program Offerings

  • Critical care transport, including attendants
  • Training of medical staff
  • Medicines
  • Maternal Delivery Kkts
  • Community Health Worker kits
  • Maternal Child Health program

Partners

  • Morning Star Development 
  • Cure International

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