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October 29, 2017

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in adolescence is a major public health issue in Afghanistan, where the prevalence of anemia is among the highest in the world. The Afghan National Nutrition Survey (2013) findings indicate that anemia exists in all age groups and is particularly high among adolescent girls.

October 29, 2017

Afghanistan has some of the highest levels of malnutrition among children and women in the world. More than 40 percent of Afghan children less than five years old have stunted growth -- a symptom of chronic malnutrition. Stunting has life-long repercussions. The WHO estimates that adults who were stunted as children earn 20 percent less than non-stunted individuals. This impacts both the nation’s productivity and long term development. In Afghanistan, malnutrition is linked to a two percent decrease in gross domestic product.

October 25, 2017

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Afghanistan, is seeking applications from qualified Afghan nationals interested in providing the Personal Service Contract (PSC) services for the Project Management Specialist (Gender) FSN-11 position, as described in the attached solicitation.

October 25, 2017

USAID-DCHA Afghanistan Complex Emergency Fact Sheet

October 25, 2017

USAID-DCHA Afghanistan Complex Emergency Program Map

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Last updated: November 20, 2017

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