BPHS & EPHS
1st Jan 2019 – 30th June 2021

Name of the Project: Implementation of SEHATMANDI Project in Khost Province
Duration of The Project: 1st Jan 2019 – 30th June 2021 (Two and a Half Years)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
Providing and delivering Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) and Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS) through managing 43 Health Facilities:
  • Implementation of Maternal and New Born Care (ANC, PNC, FP, PPFP, Recognition and referral of emergencies, New borne care and community-based birthing/newborn care (CBBNC))
  • Implementation of Child Health and Immunization (IMCI Activities, EPI Management and Services)
  • Delivery and Implementation of Public Nutrition (Growth Monitoring, Screening, IYCF, Prevention and Treatment of Malnutrition, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative)
  • Implementation of Communicable Diseases Treatment and Control (Managing and providing Tuberculosis (TB) services, community-based DOTS program, Managing and providing HIV/AIDS services, Malaria Control, Prevention of Hepatitis, Prevention of Rabies and Treatment of Leishmaniosis)
  • Implementation and delivery of mental health and disability Services; as well as Procurement and supply of essential medicine, medical supplies and consumables and lab re-agents
  • Implementation and delivery of Primary eye care, dental health services and prevention of non-communicable diseases
  • Management of referral system from community to health facilities and from health facilities to the regional hospitals.
  • Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services (Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services through Maximizing Efficient, Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services through Strengthening Reproductive Health (RH) and Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Services, Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services through Managing Healthcare in Insecurity, Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services through Healthcare to Marginalized Groups, Improve Access and Utilization of Hospital Services through Delivery of All components of EPHS in an Integrated Manner)
  • Establish a Comprehensive Referral System within the community and through health facilities
  • Improve the Quality of Patient Care in the Provincial Hospital
  • Improve Knowledge and Skills of KPH Health Personnel, PPHO and Community (In-service Trainings, Pre-service Training for CME and CHNE, Clinical and Diagnostic Services (Inpatient Services), General surgical services, Orthopedic Services, General Pediatric services, General Medical Services, Improving Eye Care Unit, Outpatient services (Vaccinations, Ear-Nose-Throat, Mental Health, Dental and Physiotherapy Services), Laboratory services, Blood Transfusion & Blood Bank Services, Ultrasound, X-Ray and ECG Services, Supervision of support services and building, Hospital’s Kitchen, Laundry and tailor, Central Sterile Supply, Hospital’s Mortuary.
  • Ensure Quality Support Services and Emergency Preparedness and response
  • Selection of Community Hospital Board, Building the capacity of Community Hospital Board members; Holding the meetings and facilitating the coordination and communication of community hospital board meeting
  • Strengthening Community Based Health Care Approach (improve CHWs performance, Establishing Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs), Specific Approach for Ensuring that BPHS/EPHS Services are Responsive to the Local Community Needs, Approach for Establishing Mechanism to be responsive for community needs, Citizen Engagement in line with the Citizens Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP)).
  • Managing the Coordination at national, provincial and community levels, Conduct regular supportive supervision of the HFs, Establish and Operationalize a Comprehensive Referral System, Data Analysis, Reporting, Routine Supply)
  • Increasing Access and Utilization of Services Specially for Hard to reach and marginalized communities such establishing the number of new HFs and rationalization of existed HFs (Establishing Family Health Houses (FHH), Public Private Partnership for EPI Services, Health Information Center (HIC), School Health initiative, Distribution of baby kits for mothers who give birth, Performance based incentive to CHWs)
  • Providing pre-services training to community midwives and community health nurses, Capacity Building of Health Staff delivering BPHS/EPHS services and Project Technical Staff, Engagement and Supporting, Managerial Capacity, Technologic Skills)
  • Providing Gender Equity in Health and Nutrition Service Delivery, Strengthen the Afghanistan Government’s Legitimacy and Visibility at Service Delivery Points Particularly at Community
  • Strengthening managerial autonomy and enhance efficiency of BPHS and EPHS facilities at provincial level.

BPHS & EPHS
1st July 2018 – 30th December 2018 (Half Year)

Name of the Project: Implementation of SEHATMANDI Project in Khost Province
Duration of The Project; 1st July 2018 – 30th December 2018 (Half Year)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
Providing and delivering Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) managing 30 Health Facilities:
  • Implementation of Maternal and New Born Care (ANC, PNC, FP, PPFP, Recognition and referral of emergencies, New borne care and community-based birthing/newborn care (CBBNC))
  • Implementation of Child Health and Immunization (IMCI Activities, EPI Management and Services)
  • Delivery and Implementation of Public Nutrition (Growth Monitoring, Screening, IYCF, Prevention and Treatment of Malnutrition, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative)
  • Implementation of Communicable Diseases Treatment and Control (Managing and providing Tuberculosis (TB) services, community-based DOTS program, Managing and providing HIV/AIDS services, Malaria Control, Prevention of Hepatitis, Prevention of Rabies and Treatment of Leishmaniosis)
  • Implementation and delivery of mental health and disability Services; as well as Procurement and supply of essential medicine, medical supplies and consumables and lab re-agents
  • Implementation and delivery of Primary eye care, dental health services and prevention of non-communicable diseases
  • Management of referral system from community to health facilities and from health facilities to the regional hospitals.
  • Strengthening Community Based Health Care Approach (improve CHWs performance, Establishing Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs), Specific Approach for Ensuring that BPHS Services are Responsive to the Local Community Needs, Approach for Establishing Mechanism to be responsive for community needs, Citizen Engagement in line with the Citizens Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP)).
  • Managing the Coordination at national, provincial and community levels, Conduct regular supportive supervision of the HFs, Establish and Operationalize a Comprehensive Referral System, Data Analysis, Reporting, Routine Supply)
  • Increasing Access and Utilization of Services Specially for Hard to reach and marginalized communities such establishing the number of new HFs and rationalization of existed HFs (Establishing Family Health Houses (FHH), Public Private Partnership for EPI Services, Health Information Center (HIC), School Health initiative, Distribution of baby kits for mothers who give birth, Performance based incentive to CHWs)
  • Providing pre-services training to community midwives and community health nurses, Capacity Building of Health Staff delivering BPHS services and Project Technical Staff, Engagement and Supporting, Managerial Capacity, Technologic Skills)
  • Providing Gender Equity in Health and Nutrition Service Delivery, Strengthen the Afghanistan Government’s Legitimacy and Visibility at Service Delivery Points Particularly at Community
  • Strengthening managerial autonomy and enhance efficiency of BPHS facilities at provincial level

BPHS & EPHS
1st July 2015 – 30th June 2018 (Three Year)

Name of the Project: Implementation of SEHAT-II Project in Khost Province
Duration of The Project: 1st July 2015 – 30th June 2018 (Three Years)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
Providing and delivering Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) managing 30 Health Facilities:
  • Implementation of Maternal and New Born Care (ANC, PNC, FP, PPFP, Recognition and referral of emergencies, New borne care and community-based birthing/newborn care (CBBNC))
  • Implementation of Child Health and Immunization (IMCI Activities, EPI Management and Services)
  • Delivery and Implementation of Public Nutrition (Growth Monitoring, Screening, IYCF, Prevention and Treatment of Malnutrition, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative)
  • Implementation of Communicable Diseases Treatment and Control (Managing and providing Tuberculosis (TB) services, community-based DOTS program, Managing and providing HIV/AIDS services, Malaria Control, Prevention of Hepatitis, Prevention of Rabies and Treatment of Leishmaniosis)
  • Implementation and delivery of mental health and disability Services; as well as Procurement and supply of essential medicine, medical supplies and consumables and lab re-agents
  • Implementation and delivery of Primary eye care, dental health services and prevention of non-communicable diseases
  • Management of referral system from community to health facilities and from health facilities to the regional hospitals.
  • Strengthening Community Based Health Care Approach (improve CHWs performance, Establishing Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs), Specific Approach for Ensuring that BPHS Services are Responsive to the Local Community Needs, Approach for Establishing Mechanism to be responsive for community needs, Citizen Engagement in line with the Citizens Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP)).
  • Managing the Coordination at national, provincial and community levels, Conduct regular supportive supervision of the HFs, Establish and Operationalize a Comprehensive Referral System, Data Analysis, Reporting, Routine Supply)
  • Increasing Access and Utilization of Services Specially for Hard to reach and marginalized communities such establishing the number of new HFs and rationalization of existed HFs (Establishing Family Health Houses (FHH), Public Private Partnership for EPI Services, Health Information Center (HIC), School Health initiative, Distribution of baby kits for mothers who give birth, Performance based incentive to CHWs)
  • Providing pre-services training to community midwives and community health nurses, Capacity Building of Health Staff delivering BPHS services and Project Technical Staff, Engagement and Supporting, Managerial Capacity, Technologic Skills)
  • Providing Gender Equity in Health and Nutrition Service Delivery, Strengthen the Afghanistan Government’s Legitimacy and Visibility at Service Delivery Points Particularly at Community
  • Strengthening managerial autonomy and enhance efficiency of BPHS facilities at provincial level

TSFP
1st July 2015 – 30th Dec, 2018 (Four and Half Years)

Name of the Project: Public Nutrition Program - Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) Project
Duration of The Project: 1st July 2015 – 30th Dec, 2018 (Four and Half Years)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementing Public Nutrition Program under Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) in Khost  Province of Afghanistan.
  • To treat moderate acute malnourished children age 6-59 months and acute malnourished pregnant and lactating women in target areas during the project period
  • To increase nutrition awareness of pregnant and lactating women and MAM children caregivers and promote optimal behaviors among them through social behavior change communication (SBCC)
  • Treat acutely malnourished pregnant and lactating women (AM-PLW) from the second trimester up to their sixth month of breastfeeding.
  • Increase awareness of malnourished pregnant & lactating women on optimal infant and young child feeding, and maternal nutrition.
  • Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the PLW that includes: anthropometry (MUAC), medical history, and physical examination
  • Monitor the progress of the woman’s nutritional status
  • Verify and exclude the presence of medical complications
  • Make a referral, follow-up home visit, or discharge as appropriate
  • Probe woman on the daily ration size, storage, and use of supplementary ration
  • In case of absence, pass the information and pay visit to the house of the child to know the reason for absence.
  • Ensure continued counselling for ante natal / post-natal care and IYCF
  • Where possible, give a demonstration of how to use Plump Supplement
  • Record the mothers’ registration number on ALL documentation
  • Give the schedule of the next TSFP visit

Challenge TB
10th Oct, 2015 – 30th Sep, 2017 (Two Years)

Name of the Project: Challenge TB Project
Duration of The Project: 10th Oct, 2015 – 30th Sep, 2017 (Two Years)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementation of Community-based DOTS Project in Khost Province
  • OHPM with the support of USAID-MSH implemented the Community Based DOTS under Challenge TB project Khost provinces from August 2015 to September 2017.
  • The objective of the project was to improve and strengthen the Community Based DOTS activity in community level through: 1) increase case detection, especially in early stage; 2) providing efficient, accessible and equitable health care services; and 3) ensure access to communities, and to provide TB services closer to patients’ home.
  • This approach encompasses awareness raising activities, such as community events e.g. school and bazaar events, dissemination of IEC materials, displaying billboards and airing tuberculosis messages through local media, aiming increasing demand, training of community health workers, to identify presumptive Tuberculosis cases, referrals and DOT (treatment) provision, proper recording and reporting activities and to document evidences.