Health Projects/Programs in Sar-e-Pul

Date: 15 Mar 2017

System Enhancement for Health Action in Transition (SEHAT):

Sarepul province is situated in the north of Afghanistan and bordering Jawzjan province in the north, Balkh province in the northeast, Samangan province in the southeast, Bamyan and Ghor provinces in the south and Faryab province in the west.

Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS): In January 2014, Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) granted a contract award to BDN under Systems Enhancement for Health Action in Transition (SEHAT) project to deliver the BPHS in Sarepul province up to December 2016, based on evolution conducted by MOPH the project extended till end of June 2017 . The BPHS is delivered to 575,672 inhabitants of the province through 64 Health Facilities (HF) including three District Hospitals (DH), seven Comprehensive Health Centers (CHC), 17 Basic Health Centers (BHC), 36 Sub Health Centers (SHC), and one Prison Health Center (PHC). The Community-Based Health Care (CBHC) is provided through 304 HPs comprising 608 Community Health Workers (CHW), nearly half of whom are women.

Community Midwifery Education and Community Health Nursing Education (CME/CHNE): BDN is also implemented CME/CHNE programs in Sarepul province under its SEHAT project. The education programs aim to train 24 community midwives and 24 community health nurses by using CME/CHNE strategies. They employed after completion of training in the remote areas where the students were selected from and agreed to serve. BDN tried to offer high-quality teaching by using up-to-date national CME/CHNE standards endorsed by the MoPH. Ghazanfar Institute of Health Science (GIHS) and Afghanistan Midwifery and Nursing Education Accreditation Board (AMNEAB) will assess the programs on regular basis. The CME/CHNE programs commenced in January 2015 and last for 28 months including three months of preparation, 24 months of training and one month for closeout. The lessons taught by professional trainers who were trained in Kabul by the GIHS. Furthermore, some nearby HFs were allocated for the students to do their practical work under direct supervision of specified clinical preceptors. In addition to accommodation and living facilities for non-resident students, BDN provided other facilities such as food, stationary, library, kindergarten, and skill and science laboratories for the students. through implementation of above mentioned intervention, 48 students completed CME/CHNE program and graduated from both schools in Sare Pul SEHAT project. 

Malaria Services Delivery Program by the community in Sar-e-Pul: Bakhter Development Network has been gotten the responsibility of Malaria Services Delivery Program by the community in Balkh, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul and Herat provinces since 2016.
The main purpose of this program is implementation of malaria and delivery of malaria services by CHWs (Community health workers).
Implementation of this program is a good and suitable opportunity for detecting and treatment of malaria patients by assessment of malaria suspected cases, true the RDT (Rapid diagnostic tests) by CHWs, and the Health Facilities which there is no laboratories.
Also the distribution of LLINS (Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets) is one of the main objective of the program, Bakhter Development Network as an institution relies on community, is able to help community by referring and treating malaria patients true below tasks:

  • Educational and awareness programs for people.
  • Health Services delivery by CHWs.

Sar-e-Pul Sub Office

Address: Dis#2, Dept of Massive Exemption Street, Sar-e-Pul-Afghanistan

Phone:    0093 (0) 799 063 234

Email:     h.stanikzai@bdn.org.af

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