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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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.
- Boost Diagnostic Capacity for Diarrheal Disease to Reduce Infant Mortality
- Afghan Survey Shows Significant Improvement in Maternal and Child Health; Challenges Remain
- Diseases Surveillance & Early Warning System in Afghanistan
- Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Public Health (2011-2015), Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
652,230 sq km
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:
- Coronary Heart Disease
- Diarrheal Disease
- Influenza and Pneumonia
103 deaths/1,000 live births
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:
Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings