Family Health Worker

Area: Capacity Building and Training
Name of the Project: Implementation of Family Health Workers Project (FHWP)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Duration of Project:7th Sep, 2013-5th Jan, 2015 Description of the project and scope of services:

  • Implementation of a pilot project named FHWP for the first time in Afghanistan, where health learning contents were provided to all students of Bamyan School and 568 teachers were trained as FHWP trainers in 240 schools in seven districts of Bamyan province.
  • The Family Health Worker Project (FHWP) as a pilot project was successfully implemented in two phases by Organization for Health Promotion and Management (OHPM) in Bamyan Province.
  • The first phase of the project started on 7th September 2013 and was stopped on 15th March 2014 due to de-allocation of budget in the fiscal year of 1393. On 8thSep 2014 the project was restarted under an amended contract for four months covering Sep 8, 2014 to Jan 5, 2015 which was successfully completed.
  • The overall objectives of the FHWP was “To improve the health status of Afghan people especially mothers and children in community through changing behavior, knowledge and skills”.
  • During the project life the planned activities for the project were successfully implemented in close coordination with the involved stakeholders including relevant provincial and central authorities and directorates.
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Sustainable Water and Sanitation Supply Project (SWSS)

Area: Water and Sanitation, Hygiene and Health Promotion
Name of the Project: Sustainable Water and Sanitation Supply Project (SWSS)
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Duration of Project:24th March 2011 – 30th May 2012 Description of the project and scope of services:

  • Implementing Community-led Total Sanitation and Hygiene Behavior Change Project (CLTS) in Baghlan and Badakhshan provinces.
  • The goal of the Provincial Community-Led Total Sanitation Program was to improve the quality of life of youth in the rural communities and reduce the morbidity and mortality from communicable diseases, especially among young children and women.
  • OHPM focused its interventions on achieving the following objectives of the project in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces from March 2011 to June 2013.
  • The main activities of this project were focused on improving the sanitation status of the communities through health education and hygiene promotion among target communities as two major component of the Primary Health Care PHC to support to the BPHS.
  • OHPM successfully achieved the following results in the target districts of these provinces.
  • All intervention youth communities achieved an open-defecation-free (ODF) environment.
  • All households were committed for safe solid waste management, using their own idea and local materials.
  • All households had access to an improved and safe sanitation facility and use it.
  • Increase the use of effective household water treatment methods.
  • Increased the number of households that correctly store water.
  • Increased the number of households that have a specific place for handwashing.
  • Increased the number of households with soap at the place of handwashing.
  • Increased the number of mothers of young children and youth who know all critical times for handwashing.
  • Decreased the workload of the local municipality in regards to waste collection and disposal.
  • Enhanced the knowledge of the youth in communities in the target cities
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