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

Area:Health
Name of the Project: Implementation of SEHATMANDI Project in Paktika, Khost and Kandahar Provinces
Role of the Consultant: Lead Organization
Provinces: Khost, Paktika and Kandahar
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Providing and delivering Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) and Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS):
  • 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 PH 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

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OHPM General Director during Monitoring visit from OHPM Logar BPHS Project.

MALARIA
1st Jan 2016 – 31 Dec, 2020

Area; Health and Emergency, Mass Campaign and Promotion
Name of the Project: Implementation of Malaria Project
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Provinces: Khost, Paktika and Kunduz
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementation of Malaria project activities under the Global Fund UNDP program in Khost, Paktika and Kunduz provinces.
  • The main objectives of this project is to reduce malaria morbidity at the provincial level;
  • Reduced malaria mortality to zero; 3) to reduce the incidence of P. falciparum malaria to sporadic cases with a vision to completely
    interrupt transmission of P.f by 2020;
  • Reduced malaria morbidity in high risk area by 80% by the end of 2017.
  • Vector Control (LLIN continuous Distribution for Pregnant women (ANC-1) and LLIN distribution through Mass Campaign in Community)
  • Case Management (Community Based Malaria Management Training for health workers (MDs, CHSs, CHWs), Malaria Microscopy training for Lab technicians, Case Identification with RDT and Lab. treatment with Premaquine and ACT and referring from HP to HFs.
  • Conducted training on malaria case finding, diagnosis, and treatment for health providers at the community and health facility levels.

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LLIN Distribution MALARIA Project

TSFP
1st July 2017 – 31th Dec, 2019

Area: Emergency Response, Nutrition
Name of the Project: Public Nutrition Program - Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) Project
Duration of The Project: 1st July 2017 – 31th Dec, 2019
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Provinces: Parwan, Khost and Paktika
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementing Public Nutrition Program under Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) in Parwan, Khost and Paktika provinces 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

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Khairkot DH_Growth Monitoring-OHPM Paktika BPHS Project