Afghanistan

Afghan Public Health Institute (APHI)

Ministry of Public Health
3rd Microrsyon, Block No.12B, H No.16
Kabul, Afghanistan

Bashir Noormal - Director

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Institute Profile

The Afghan Public Health Institute (APHI) aspires to be a state-of-the-art center for public health and management training, research, national disease surveillance, and health policy advocacy.

In 2009, APHI trained more than 3,000 health professionals in public health management, human resource management, conflict management, health care financing, epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology.

More than 100 research projects have been coordinated with different researchers from all over the world.

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Afghanistan Facts

POPULATION:

28,150,000

SIZE:

652,230 sq km

GDP (USD):

$20.3 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$1,100

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Diarrheal Disease
  • Influenza and Pneumonia
  • Stroke
  • Hypertension

INFANT MORTALITY:

103 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 47
Female: 50

 

Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings