Public Advocacy

AHDS plays vital role in lobbying to promote an informed, healthy, and strong democratic society. We witness and respond to the impact of public policies on the people we serve. AHDS streamlines its advocacy attempts through active membership in coordination bodies in Afghanistan; ACBAR, ANCB and AHO. In addition, AHDS takes part in sister advocacy attempts internationally; in collaboration with other non-for-profit organizations worldwide. For further details please Click Here

Current Projects

Strengthening COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan

It aims to cover the most critical COVID-19 associated needs immediately, with a focus on promoting community-centered interventions and supporting the existing health system. A consortium led by AKDN implements interventions directly in 16 provinces. AHDS implements activities in partnership with Cordaid in Nimroze and Kandahar provinces. The project is funded by the European Commission read details

Health Emergency Response (HER) in Uruzgan

Health Emergency Response (HER): basic package of health services (BPHS) and essential package of hospital services (EPHS) through 64 health facilities in Uruzgan Province. The project is part of program supported by UNICEF (till end of 2023) with financial assistance of World Bank and Asian Development details

Live saving PHC in White-areas

The project goal is to enhance and provide lifesaving support for the people in need in Helmand, Nimroz, Urozgan and Zabul provinces through provision of primary health care services. Direct beneficiaries are about 232,976 people. The project is funded by WHO. read details

Trauma Care and Physical Rehabilitation

The project goal is to provide lifesaving support for the people in need in Kandahar Province through provision of Emergency Trauma Care response and prevention services in Spin Boldak Hospital. The project is funded by WHO. read details

AHDS is seeking fund for the Kandahar Institute of Health Science (KIHS)

KIHS has four schools: midwifery, nursing, laboratory technician and pharmacy technician. The young health professionals (male and female) graduated from these schools are enthusiaticaly serving their communities through public and private health facilities.  read details