Community-Based Health Care: Lessons from Bangladesh to Bostonshows what rich and poor countries have learned from each other about providing health servicesBOSTON, MA (MAY 7, 2002) — What works in community-based health care—and why? In this anthology, 36 of the world's leading health experts ponder these questions and share successful principles and approaches.

Minister's speech highlights the importance of national health assessmentKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (JULY 24, 2002) — The Technical Deputy Minister of Public Health, Dr. Firouz Firouzddin, today opened a training session by reading a speech from the Minister, Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi, for approximately 150 Afghans, representing all regions of the country, who will serve as surveyors in a national health resources assessment. The assessment will be conducted during the months of July and August.

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.