MoPH holds Fifth Health Result Conference
Kabul, 9 March, 2016: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) of Afghanistan launched Fifth Health Result Conference here in Kabul on Wednesday under the theme of “Improving the quality and sustaining Health Care services in Afghanistan.”
This conference provided opportunity for health care programers and project managers, researchers and health care professionals to come together and share and exchange their lesson learned, experiences and new findings on improving the quality of care, strengthening health system, and to sustain the health care system in Afghanistan.
The objective of this event was to present the results of national and international researches and survey data with routine MoPH HMIS and vertical program data so that health system stakeholders, policy and decision makers can make transparent and evidence-based decisions.
Speaking at the conference, Dr. Ahmad Jan Naeem, Deputy the Minister of Public health said: “Over the past one decade, significant progresses have been made in reducing child and maternal mortality and improve the health of the people of Afghanistan. Despite that many challenges and problems are remained against the health sector of Afghanistan to achieve its objectives.”
Pointing out to the resource restrictions, Dr. Naeem said: “identifying and prioritizing of the exact challenges and problems of health sector is one of the main responsibilities of the public health ministry and its national and international partners, therefore we gathered at this conference to share and exchanges our findings and experiences in this regard.”
Meanwhile other speakers spoke and raised their viewpoints in connection with the good governance, institutional development, improvement of healthcare quality and human resources of Afghanistan health sector, and emphasizing of addressing the challenges and problems in these areas.
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