Aga Khan University Programmes in Afghanistan

AKU is currently running its academic programmes in Afghanistan with an aim to support the development of Afghanistan's human resources in the health sector by providing institutional building capacity of national ministries and institutions responsible for the education of doctors, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and teachers. The present programmes support Ministry of Public Health, Ghazanfar Institute of Health Sciences and the Provincial Institutes of Health Sciences and French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul. In collaboration with the Provincial Health Department, Badakhshan, it also manages General Nursing in Diploma Programme in Faizabad and has established a Mother and Child Health Surveillance Project in Badakhshan. These programmes are expected to further expand in 2015-2020.