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Afghanistan: Geo-political conditions conducive to Epidemics. 22 years of war Front line Insecure areas Remote areas Drought Earthquakes. Cholera outbreak in July-September2000. Badakhshan. Jauzjan. Kunduz. Takhar. Balkh. Samangan. Sar-e- Pol. Faryab. Baghlan. Kapisa. Kunar.

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Cholera outbreak in july september 2000

Afghanistan: Geo-political conditions conducive to Epidemics

22 years of war

Front line

Insecure areas

Remote areas

Drought

Earthquakes

Cholera outbreak in

July-September2000

Badakhshan

Jauzjan

Kunduz

Takhar

Balkh

Samangan

Sar-e-

Pol

Faryab

Baghlan

Kapisa

Kunar

Laghman

Parwan

Badghis

Bamyan

Herat

Kabul

Nangarhar

Ghor

Logar

Uruzgan

Paktya

Ghazni

Farah

Paktika

Zabul

Nimroz

Kandahar

Helmand


Cholera outbreak in july september 2000

Measles Outbreaks 1998-99

1-3/2000

Districts without

EPI fixed centers


Cholera outbreak in july september 2000

Afghanistan: current urgent problems

Internally displaced populations

Cholera outbreaks

Badakhshan

Jauzjan

Kunduz

Takhar

Balkh

Samangan

Sar-e-

Pol

Faryab

Baghlan

Kapisa

Kunar

Laghman

Parwan

Badghis

Bamyan

Herat

Kabul

Nangarhar

Ghor

Logar

Uruzgan

Paktya

Ghazni

Farah

Paktika

Zabul

Risk for measles outbreaks, ARI and further spread of cholera!

Nimroz

Kandahar

Helmand


Cholera outbreak in july september 2000

Afghanistan: estimated populations

Mazar-I-Sharif has a population of 1,000,000 (half of them are IDPs).

Northen Region

area(km2) census 971996 estimates

Herat38798.8769 111967'270

Badghis 21677.8233 613334'063

Badakhshan 40885.8 497 758711'306

Takhar 12325.3 519 752746'089

Baghlan 17164.7 493 882706'256

Badakhshan

Jauzjan

Kunduz

Takhar

Balkh

Samangan

Sar-e-

Pol

Faryab

Baghlan

Kapisa

Kunar

Laghman

Parwan

Badghis

Bamyan

Herat

Kabul

Nangarhar

Ghor

Logar

Uruzgan

Paktya

Ghazni

Farah

Paktika

Zabul

Nimroz

Kandahar

Helmand

Source: The 1997 population figures are taken from the UNFPA database. The 1996 estimates are informal estimates


Who structure and functions in afghanistan

WHO structure and functions in Afghanistan

WHO has 9 suboffices inside Afghanistan a

nd a support office in Islamabad:

1. office in Jalalabad 32 staff

2. Suboffice in Kabul12 staff

3. Suboffice in Faizabad8 staff

4: Suboffice in Kundoz6 staff

5. Suboffice in Ghazni6 staff

6. Suboffice in Mazar 7 staff

7. Suboffice in Bamyan5 staff

8. Suboffice in Herat9 staff

9. Suboffice in Kandahar7 staff

10. Support office in Islamabad27 staff

Badakhshan

Jauzjan

Kunduz

Takhar

Balkh

Samangan

Sar-e-

Pol

Faryab

Baghlan

Kapisa

Kunar

Laghman

Parwan

Badghis

Bamyan

Herat

Kabul

Nangarhar

Ghor

Logar

Uruzgan

Paktya

Ghazni

Farah

Paktika

Zabul

  • The total number of staff is about 119

  • both in and outside Afghanistan.

  • The WHO suboffices:

  • provide technical assistance to the local health authorities

  • MCH, immunization, training, etc..)

  • serve as epidemiological surveillance stations

  • supervise and manage WHO projects in their regions.

  • monitor drug distribution to basic services and hospitals.

  • represent WHO in all field-based coordination activities

  • with UN agencies and NGOs

  • All suboffices regularly report to WR-Afghanistan office.

Nimroz

Kandahar

Helmand


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