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Afghanistan Government and Partners sign Historic Declaration based on new study to save thousands of women and child lives
May 13, 2015

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.”

March 8, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil announced the “H4 Plus Action Plan on Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Afghanistan” at an International Women’s Day celebration in Kabul on Sunday.  The H4 Plus Initiative, which involves four UN health agencies – UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO and UNAIDS - plus the World Bank, is a multi-sector and harmonized approach to accelerate efforts to save the lives of women and newborns and to achieve the targets set in the Millennium Development Goal of Improving Maternal Health.
 
The championship team from Kabul University Law Faculty with judges and USAID officials at the National Final Round of the 2011
March 2, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- High-ranking representatives of the governments of Afghanistan and the United States attended the final awards ceremony of the International Jessup Moot Court Competition today at the Kabul Appellate Court.  Five student teams from Kabul, Al Biruni, Balkh, Nangarhar, and Herat universities came together at the USAID-funded event to compete for the chance to represent Afghanistan at an international competition to be held in Washington, DC.
 
The championship team from Kabul University Law Faculty, along with judges and USAID officials at the National Final Round of th
March 2, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- High-ranking representatives of the governments of Afghanistan and the United States attended the final awards ceremony of the International Jessup Moot Court Competition today at the Kabul Appellate Court.  Five student teams from Kabul, Al Biruni, Balkh, Nangarhar, and Herat universities came together at the USAID-funded event to compete for the chance to represent Afghanistan at an international competition to be held in Washington, DC.

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