Ministry of Public Health announces a new performance-based approach for partnership agreements with local Afghan and international organizationsKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (JULY 9, 2002) — The Ministry of Public Health and Management Sciences for Health today awarded Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance (CHA), a local Afghan organization, the first grant in a series that aims to expand health services to underserved communities throughout Afghanistan. A ceremony was held at the CHA Art Gallery, where Dr.

BOSTON, MA (NOVEMBER 7, 2002) — MSH today announced the launch of its new Web site, reflectsing MSH's continued commitment to educate broad audiences about the importance of international development and to provide health managers around the world with sound resources and information for improving health. Since 1971, MSH has worked with decision makers to improve the management of and access to critical health services, such as primary health care, child survival, maternal and child health, family planning, and reproductive health.

First In-Depth Nationwide Survey in Over a Decade Highlights Striking Health NeedsWASHINGTON, DC (DECEMBER 12, 2002) — A startling picture of Afghanistan's health needs was presented yesterday by the country's Deputy Minister of Public Health, Dr. Ferozudeen Feroz, who explained the results of a six-month effort to analyze Afghanistan's available health services.