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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:15am

KABUL, 12 May 2014 - The Government of Afghanistan today officially signed the Kabul Declaration for Maternal and Child Health, a pledge by government, United Nations agencies, civil society and donors to implement cost-effective, high-impact interventions that will save the lives of more than 35,000 children over the next five years.

The Declaration also includes a commitment to improve government accountability, through a quarterly performance review of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health using the new Call to Action scorecards.

“The Government of Afghanistan has made an unprecedented promise to improve the health and save the lives of mothers and children in the country,” said H.E. Firozuddin Feroz, Afghanistan’s Minister of Public Health. “The Kabul Declaration is our commitment to make this a reality,” said Dr. Feroz.

Addressing the conference, Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil the Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled said, “We applaud the Ministry of Public Health for this momentous leap towards accountability. We look forward to seeing the gains for Afghan mothers and children in the coming years.”

Monday, November 27, 2006 - 6:15am
MAIDAN SHAHR, WARDAK, AFGHANISTAN- Officials from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Governor of Maidan-Wardak Province, Abdul Jabar Naimi, and other local dignitaries opened the new provincial appeal court in Maidan-Wardak Province.
 
Officials from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Governor of Maidan-Wardak Province, Abdul Jabar Naimi, and other local dignitaries opened the new provincial appeal court in Maidan-Wardak Province.
 
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 - 6:15am
FARAH, AFGHANISTAN- A new Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) branch recently opened in Farah funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Provincial Reconstruction Team Quick Impact Program.
 
Sunday, October 29, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently started a three-year Local Governance and Community Development project in Afghanistan, to be carried out through the Provincial Reconstruction Teams.
 
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently started a three-year Local Governance and Community Development project in Afghanistan, to be carried out through the Provincial Reconstruction Teams.
 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded the Agriculture Rural Investment and Enterprise Strengthening (ARIES) project in Afghanistan.
 
Monday, October 2, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The first flight from the new airfield in Zabul arrived in Kabul last week.
 
The first flight from the new airfield in Zabul arrived in Kabul last week.  A plane from “PRT Air”, an air charter serving a broad range of organizations working on development issues, flew into Kabul from Qalat last week. PRT Air will continue to have scheduled flights twice a week. The completion of the first airstrip in Zabul Province will provide a gateway to further development, economic growth, and communication links for the Province.
 
Sunday, October 1, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The U.S. Government will contribute $22 million, over five years, to support the Education Ministry’s vision of a literate Afghanistan.
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently provided the Government of Afghanistan with an additional $10 million in assistance for diesel fuel procurement.
 
Monday, September 18, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Education, Mr. Haneef Atmar, is visiting the United States for the first time to attend U.S. First Lady Laura Bush’s Global Literacy Conference to be held at the New York City Public Library on September 18.
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 5:45am
ZABUL, AFGHANISTAN- August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 
August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 

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