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Community Development (CDP-Faryab)

Weaving for bread: a widow's story

I am a widow from Qizil Qishlaq a village in Faryab province located in the north-west of Afghanistan.  Several years ago, my husband was killed in a traffic accident, leaving me with our three children to provide for; a son who is twelve and two daughters ages seven and eight.  

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Mental Health Program (Mental Health Training Centre-Herat)

Breaking the pattern of unethical healthcare: MHTC-H

Ethical treatment of patients and their right to fair treatment are standards medical professionals value globally.  The significance of ethical standards is essential to all medical and nurse training courses.  Mental illness worldwide has had a long road in being properly understood and treated.  Afghanistan is no exception, and mental illness frequently is misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and mistreated.   

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Community Development (CDP-Lal)

Birth and Life Saving Skills: Baba Safdar

Baba Safdar is an elderly man, who has become one of our greatest advocates, in teaching men’s Birth and Life Saving Skills (BLiSS) in our community.  Every day he would come early to class, and ask lots of questions.  I began to wonder, “Why is this old man so interested in the problems and issues of pregnancy?”  

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