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The Most Merciful
The Presented by Asst Professor.Dr.Saliha Nabizada ENT Lecturer .KMU Health Situation in Afghanistan and Health Situation in Afghanistan and it’s Human Resources Afghanistan Background
Afghanistan Background Afghanistan is located in South Asia, on the crossroads of east and west civilizations.
Having a history of 20000 yrs from stone age, since 5000 yrs Afghans has settled in towns and villages according to the excavations of Mandigak in North of Kandahar. Due to it’s important geopolitics position has attracted the greedy eyes of several invaders. Cont…
Cont… Ariana is the ancient name of Afghanistan mentioned in Avestad( 1000BC) to (500 AD)' From 500 AD to 1747 was named Khurasan meaning the Sunrise or Orient.
Afghanistan is the name employed since 1747 by the founder of modern Afghanistan Ahmad shah Abdali. Cont..
Cont.. Afghanistan is the land where wheat has been cultivated for the first time in history.
Alexander the Great entered through Persia to Afghanistan in 330 BC who faced fierce resistance from our freedom loving people contrary to his expectations. He waited 4 years to conquer this land. He was injured in eastern Afghanistan. Cont..
Cont.. From 40BC to 220AD Afghanistan was ruled by Kushan Empire.Kanishka was the most important king who spread buddhism.Bagram was his summer capital and Peshawar winter capital. He conquered China. Buddha statues the largest one in the world were surprising the visitors Buddha Statue in Bamyan destroyed Buddha Statue in Bamyan destroyed by Taliban Buddhist stupa in Guldara north of Buddhist stupa in Guldara north of Kabul In 661746 Islam was introduced to In 661746 Islam was introduced to Afghanistan Cont..
Cont.. From 9981030,
ADMahmood Ghaznavid the great Emperor of Ghaznavid dynasty attacked 7 times India and spread Islam.
Ghori dynasty ruled India As Afghan kingdom In 1220 Mongol Changese Khan attacked Afghanistan and In 1220 Mongol Changese Khan attacked Afghanistan and due to fierce resistance of our people ruined and devastated the whole country. Cont..
Cont.. Shir Shah Suri Afghan King ruling India with Justice and discipline. Modern Afghanistan Established by Modern Afghanistan Established by Ahmad Shah Abdali in 1746 Under his rule Afghans conquered 7 times India.
First nidus of British colonialism was growing miraculously in East India.
after his death his Kingdome divided between his descendents paving the way for greedy British intervention in Afghanistan. Afghans fought heroically in 3 merciless wars Afghans fought heroically in 3 merciless wars against British intruders. AngloAfghan War
AngloAfghan War Last stand
Last stand A gallant Afghan Woman named Malalai
A gallant Afghan Woman named Malalai defeated British aggressors heroically in Maiwand. Afghanistan gained it’s independence from Afghanistan gained it’s independence from British Empire in 1919 Under the leadership of King Ammanullah through 3rd Anglo Afghan War Afghans Gained their independence. Attan
Attan The Soviet Union invaded in 1979 touching off The Soviet Union invaded in 1979 touching off a long and destructive war. Under relentless pressure by mujahedin the USSR withdrew Under relentless pressure by mujahedin the USSR withdrew in 1989 and civil war erupted which subsequently Kabul fall to the Taliban. After the 11th September attack on WTO USA launched a After the 11
coordinated international battle against Taliban And Osama Bin Laden but maintaining security is still a dilemma. Cont..
Geography: Location :Southern Asia, North And West of Pakistan, East of
Iran Area: Total Land 647500sq km, Water:0sq Km, Land locked Climate: arid to semi arid; cold winters and hot summers. Terrain: Mostly rugged mountains; Plains in North and South
Natural Resources: natural
iron ore ,salt,precious&semiprecious stones
Natural Hazards: damaging earth quakes occur in Hindukosh
mountains,flooding,draughts Environmental Current Issues: Limited natural fresh water resources. Environmental Current Issues: Limited natural fresh water resources. inadequate supply of potable water, soil degradation,overgrazing,deforestation,desertification,air &water pollution Population: 31,889,923 ( July 2007est )
Age structure: 014yrs44.6%, 1564yrs53%,
65yrs over 2.4%
Population growth rate: 2.625%
Birth rate: 46.21 births/1000population
Death Rate: 19.96deaths/1000population
Net migration rate: 0 migrants/10000 population
Infant mortality rate: Total: 157.43deaths/live birth,
Male: 161.81/1000live Male: 161.81/1000live birth, Female: 152.83 deaths/live birth Life expectancy at birth: Total Life expectancy at birth: Total population:43.77yrs,male43.6yrs,female:43.96yrs Total fertility rate:6.64 children born/woman HIV/AIDSAdult prevalence rate:0.01% Major infectious diseases: food or water born disease Malaria is at highrisk countrywide below 2000 meters sea level from march through November Animal contact disease: rabies Cont..
Cont.. Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been identified among birds in the country or surroundings
Literacy (definition :age 15 and over can read and write): Total population 28.1%, Male 43.1%, Female 12.6%
female % of Literacy in Afghanistan Economy Overview
Economy Overview Economy is recovering since 2001 largely due to the infusion of international assistance.
Real GDP growth exceeded 8%.
Despite the progress Afghanistan is extremely poor, landlocked, highly dependent on foreign aid, agriculture and trade with neighboring countries.
Much of the population suffer from shortage of housing, clean water, electricity, medical care and jobs. Cont…
Cont… Criminality, insecurity, and Afghan Governments inability to extend rule of law to all parts of the country pose challenge to future economic growth.
Will take the remainder of decades and continuing donor aid and attention to significantly rise Afghanistan’s living standards from it’s lowest level in the world. Challenges Afghan Government is Challenges Afghan Government is faced with: Budget sustainability, job creation, corruption, government capacity, rebuilding war torn infrastructure
Eradication of poppy cultivation Labor force 15 million
Labor force 15 million
Labor force by occupation:
50% Unemployment rate:40%
Population below poverty line:53%
Refugees and internally displaced persons:136565 due to drought and instability 40%
Kochis Health Situation in Afghanistan
Health Situation in Afghanistan 1.
4. 5 yrs ago Health services were in a deplorable state. Situation appeared chaotic
4 major constraints to achieving an efficient and effective national health system:
Lack of managerial &service delivery capacity within the MOPH
Lack of physical infrastructure and qualified personnel
Poor distribution of financial and human resources
Uncoordinated and undirected efforts of NGOs Malnutrition in a child from north of Kabul and Malnutrition in a child from north of Kabul and neglect toward senile patients Malnutrition Malnutrition Malmutrition
Malmutrition Blast causualities
Blast causualities Surgeon Operating an ENT case at a district hospital Surgeon Operating an ENT case at a district hospital by own equipments due to limitations of BHPS packages Surgeon performing Amputation Operation at a Surgeon performing Amputation Operation at a district hospital north of Kabul A training course for Health Educators of A training course for Health Educators of north & western provinces run by NGO •In early 2002 MOPH and major donors developed: a Basic package of Health services(BPHS) to form the technical foundation of MOPH Provided clear guidelines for infrastructure reconstruction and rehabilitation and for staffing.
MOPH Agreement on effective and efficient BPHS management and expansion through Contracting with NGOs. 5 yrs on MOPH has made considerable progress in making the BPHS accessible to most Afghans. Improvements occurred in:
Improvements occurred in: Quality of care
Health management information system shows consistent and significant increases in a number of indicators.
Management capacity of MOPH
Funding for health sector has been relatively satisfactory although Afghanistan remains highly dependent on foreign assistance for years to come. Challenges Facing the government:
Challenges Facing the government: At central, provincial an community level.
Full integration of the Grants and Contracts Management Unit(GCMU)
Strengthening the technical & managerial competence in other essential MOPH departments.
Maintenance of the level of technical assistance.
Strengthening linkages between central, provincial and district level Cont…
Cont… Defining roles ad responsibilities of the provincial health offices.
Increasing access and quality especially in remote areas.
IN SUM: Progress has been made in addressing 4 major constraints, which were measured by process indicators
For the health status of the Afghan population impact evaluation is needed in one or two years Cont…
Cont… Further progress may be impeded by chronic problems: such as uneven management, inadequate financial systems, and inconsistent transparency and accountability.
Potential problems loom on the horizon as: ensuring adequate and predictable levels of funding and technical assistances
With respect to the larger context additional problems include: Unstable security situation, the relative weakness of the government and the difficult economic situation that for many Afghans has minimally progressed since2002. The role of Ministry of Higher education in training The role of Ministry of Higher education in training of health workers First nucleus of modern Medicine created in 1933by Turkish Drs,and in 1934 Upgraded to Faculty of Medicine in Kabul University, in 2004 expanded to KMU.
During last yrs of war establishment of medical faculties became a political bribe for warlords, hence establishment of provincial MF without proper facilities& standards.
Students enrollment was through different channels not only through entrance examination. Medical university Infrastructure Medical university Infrastructure rehabilitated but no Lab Equipment available Class rooms
Class rooms Students
Students Teaching rooms built with the assistance of JICA in Maiwand Teaching rooms built with the assistance of JICA in Maiwand Hospital PBL workshop in KMU
PBL workshop in KMU Students applying CBL introduced by JICA in Students applying CBL introduced by JICA in KMU Other human resources problems
Other human resources problems Higher number of Medical students (almost 8000 with house jobbers)
Old curriculum stressing more on lectures
Workforce imbalance: Ratio of Doctors(3038) to Nurses and midwives(3075) almost1:1 with focus on urban settings80:20
Lack of coordination between educational institutions,service,and policy makers. 80%
rural Seminars held by Ministry of Higher Seminars held by Ministry of Higher Education to fill the gap
1. 2. In June 2003,National workshop on Medical education in Afghanistan was held stressing on capacity building of teachers, investment in infrastructure, investment in training equipment,libraries.Affiliation with recognized universities
Workshop on Curriculum Development concepts stressing on review of KMU and its satellite faculties curriculum according to the international standards addressing the major health problems of the country. National Workshop on Medical National Workshop on Medical Education in KMU Thanks for your attention.
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