Kabul Medical University now has a faculty of public health and 5 new schools constructed in Samangan

Recently, Kabul Medical University inaugurated a new Faculty of Public Health for students of preventive medicine. The dean of the university told the media that the new faculty will provide a four year course and around 100 students are expected to be enrolled next year.В  The science of Public Health involves protecting and improving the health of a community by preventive medicine, education, communicable disease control, improvement and application of sanitary practices, and environmental hazards monitoring.

In Afghanistan’s northern province of Samangan, 5 new schools have been constructed. Four of the schools are in the Firoz Nakhchir district and one in Dilkhaki. Financing for the projects were provided by an NGO (Non-governmental Organization) based in Bangladesh (BRAC). It was founded by Fazel Hasan Abed in 1972. Since 2004, BRAC has constructed 186 schools in the remote areas of the province.

July 9, 2010   Posted in: Education, Health News, Reconstruction and Development