Aga Khan Health Service, Afghanistan (AKHS,A), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is a long-term partner of the ‘Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’ for the implementation of “Basic Package of Health Services” ( BPHS) in Badakhshan,  implementer of Essential Package of Hospital Service (EPHS) in Badakhshan and Bamyan, and Community Midwifery Education and Community Health Nursing Program in three provinces pg Baghlan, Badakhshan and Bamyan.