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MoPH launches 1st-ever job fair

MoPH launches 1st-ever job fair

May 11, 2013 - 19:48

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Ministry of Public Healthinfo-icon (MoPH) on Saturday launched the first-ever job fair in the country to provide information regarding vacant posts at health facilities for the educated youth and new graduates across Afghanistaninfo-icon.

The shortage of health workers at many health facilities was one of the major challenges to the ministry in providing efficient services, Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil said in her opening remarks.

She added the two-day job fair had been launched to recruit health workers in all provinces. “The purpose of this exhibition is to recruit the compatriots who have capacity and skills in providing health services...”

In a statement, the minister hoped the job fair would help resolve solve the problem of health workers’ shortage. “More than 1176 vacant posts were announced, 703 for females and 473 for males.  Of course, the female health workers can apply for all announced vacant posts.”

More than 36,000 health workers, including 12,800 females, are currently working across Afghanistan, according to the MoPH statement. 



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