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December 4, 2016

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 (Infrastructure) FSN-10 position, as described in the attached solicitation.

November 28, 2016

In Afghanistan, treatment of childhood diarrhea has been implemented through the existing Basic Package of Health Services service delivery model since 2003. However coverage of treatment of diarrhea with Zinc/Oral Rehydration Salts remains as low as 5 %.according to the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010.

November 28, 2016

Afghanistan has some of the highest levels of malnutrition among children and women in the world.  According to the National Nutrition Survey 2013, more than 40 percent of Afghan children less than five years old have stunted growth, a symptom of chronic malnutrition.

November 28, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems project seeks to increase the availability and use of quality medicines and pharmaceutical commodities in Afghanistan.

November 28, 2016

Installation of the third Turbine Generator at Kajaki Dam Hydropower Plant is part of a major U.S.-funded program in cooperation with the Government of Afghanistan. The first two turbines for Kajaki Dam were commissioned in 1975, and rehabilitated by USAID in 2005 and 2009, respectively. Successful installation and commissioning of the powerhouse’s third hydroelectric generator will result in an addition of 18.5 MW to the existing plant generation capacity of 33 MW. The $75 million on-budget installation began in December 2013 and will end in 2016.

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Last updated: December 04, 2016

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