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.