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Fighting COVID-19: UNDP Supports Afghanistan with Home-based Care for Patients

Afghanistan is going through a third wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of the virus in the third wave exponentially reached record high of 2213 confirmed cases on 17th June 2021. As of August 2nd,…  


Community-based Monitoring Prevent Waste of Medicine at Health Clinic.

Hazrat Sultan Comprehensive Health Center (CHC) is located in the remote district of Hazrat Sultan, Samangan Province in northern Afghanistan. The health facility is designed to provide health…  


Global Fund Continues to Distribute Bed-nets amidst COVID-19 Pandemic and Insecurity in Afghanistan

Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in Afghanistan, particularly in the eastern and southeast provinces (Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Nuristan, Khost and Paktika).  


Preventing the Prescription of Expired Medicine Enhances Public Health and Trust

In the past, doctors at the Shapola health centre in the Haska Meena district, Nangarhar have prescribed expired medication despite the potential health risk to patients.  


Persevering Volunteers Bring Safe Drinking Water to a Local Clinic

The Najmul-Qura CHC health centre, located in the densely populated Behsood district of Nangarhar province, can now provide its staff and patients with drinking water following a community health…  


ACTION Against Corruption Ensures Vital Repair of Central Clinic

Noorgul central clinic lies in the Noorgul district of the mountainous and rainy Kunar province, Mazar Dara area. Old and dilapidated, with a damaged roof leaking rainwater into treatment rooms, the…  


Achieving Self-Reliance Through ASDGs

UNDP Afghanistan together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Afghanistan co-hosted a hybrid (physical and virtual) side event on how to monitor the progress towards achieving the Afghanistan…  


Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Afghanistan

UNDP Afghanistan launched a new COVID-19 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Note on Afghanistan. The note is the third of a series of Country Notes that examine the likely effects of the coronavirus…  


Coronavirus and the SDGs: Potential Impact on SDG Attainment in Afghanistan

UNDP Afghanistan launched a new COVID-19 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Note on Afghanistan. The note is the third of a series of Country Notes that examine the likely effects of the coronavirus…  


UNDP’s Support to Afghanistan Proves Vital in Fight Against COVID-19

Afghanistan faced COVID-19 pandemic in a time when the system was not ready to respond to the desease and to the needs of the vulnurable population.  

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