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DABS Chief Executive Officer Abdul Razique Samadi at the launch in Kabul of a scheme that enables Afghans to pay their electrici
July 17, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghan electric power distribution company, and Etisalat Afghanistan, one of four mobile phone operators in Afghanistan, launched a brand new service today, which allows DABS customers to receive and pay their electricity bills using their mobile phones. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided a grant which enables Etisalat to offer utility bills payments through its mobile money service.
USAID works on reducing maternal adn newborn mortality in Afghanistan by increasing the number of trained midwives
July 17, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Reproductive Health Strategy and Policy National (2012-2016) and its associated action and costing plan (2012-2016) at a workshop held in Kabul today.  
USAID Acting Mission Director, Brooke Isham, presents an award to Hakima of Kabul University for coming up with one of the eight
July 9, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- At today’s ceremony in Kabul, eight Afghan students were proclaimed winners of the nationwide senior university-students contest for innovative applications on mobile money. The contest was held from April 18 through June 17, 2012 at 33 public and private universities across 18 provinces in Afghanistan. 
Second Regional Conference on Women Inheritance and Land Rights in Jalalabad
July 5, 2012
NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan women face many struggles with inheriting land and exercising their inheritance rights. The Second National Conference on Women’s Inheritance and Land Rights in Jalalabad today highlighted the most salient problems and sought solutions in protecting the rights of women to inherit land and other property. 
A new generation of midwives in Herat
June 28, 2012
HERAT, AFGHANISTAN- Twenty-eight midwives received certificates at  today’s graduation ceremony in Herat. Herat’s Deputy Governor Alhaj Asiluddin Jami, Members of Afghan Parliament Rahima Jami and Mas'udeh Karokhi, U.S. Senior Civilian Representative Brad Hanson, and other Afghan and U.S. Government officials attended the ceremony. 


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