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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Amid new indications that the rate of maternal mortality has worsened in the country, officials from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), international health organizations, and other government agencies met at the National Maternal and Newborn Health Conference last week to address the issues and help save the lives of Afghan women and children.

Over the two-day event, the conference’s participants worked to develop a strategy that includes an agreed timeline for key short term (6-12 months) and long term (1-5 years) priorities to address the leading causes of maternal mortality and newborn health issues, along with public and private sector implementation approaches and program accountability mechanisms at the provincial and community levels that are responsive to the high burden of maternal and newborn deaths.

Monday, December 1, 2008 - 2:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On Thursday, November 27, 48 young professionals graduated from a six-month business mentorship program in Kandahar City, Kandahar. 
 
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Twenty-eight Afghan businesses from the dried fruits, fresh fruits, carpets, and handicraft sectors participated in the 28th Annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) organized at the Paragati Maidan in New Delhi, India. 
 
Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 2:15am
CHARIKAR, PARWAN, AFGHANISTAN- On November 23, the Charikar Municipality inaugurated the Charikar City Training Center to strengthen the skills of civil servants and provincial businesspeople.
 
Supreme Court Justice Abdul Rasheed Rashid, who heads the court’s public security division, said the FIT program was “extremely
Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Thirty-four judges from six provinces are now better equipped to deal with financial crimes in their courts after receiving training from some of the most experienced financial crimes trainers in the United States.
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Businesspeople from around the country and the world will participate in the first World Pomegranate Fair on November 20, 2008, in the birthplace and crossroads of this ancient commodity.
 
The World Pomegranate Fair will take place at Badam Bagh Fair Site in Kabul on November 20, 2008.  This trade fair aims to connect people at all levels of the pomegranate value chain to explore the full range of pomegranate’s potential on display.
 
Ambassador Wood inaugurates The American University of Afghanistan's Bernice Nachman Marlowe Library.
Monday, November 10, 2008 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The  American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) inaugurated the Bernice Nachman Marlowe Library on 10 November 2008. The Library and adjoining facilities will allow AUAF to reach its growth projections and further the goal of creating a modern, fully-equipped university able to effectively educate Afghanistan's leaders of tomorrow.
 
Sunday, November 9, 2008 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Twenty judges working in Focused District Development (FDD) target districts completed criminal justice training on November 6 in Kabul.
 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 2:15am
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN- An estimated 50,000 businesspeople, agricultural producers, and residents of this city and nearby districts flocked to the Mazar-i-Sharif International Agricultural Fair (AgFair) held at the Mechaniza-i-Zeraati fair site from October 30-31. The event was considered by many to be the biggest and most important trade and agricultural event held in the northern province of Balkh in many years.
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 2:15am
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN- Businesspeople from around the country and representatives of international enterprises from Pakistan, India, and other Central Asian countries will participate in an international trade and agricultural exposition in Balkh province October 30-31.
 

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