BPHS Implementation SEHAT II in Bahglan Province as a partner with BDN:

OCCD implemented the Basic Package of Health Service (BPHS) project under System Enhancement for Health Action and Transition (SEHAT) contracted by the ministry of public health and funded by Word Bank (WB) with partnership of BDN in Baghlan province. The project started in July 2015 and ended in December 2018. Under this project OCCD carried out the following assignments

Community Health Nursing Education (CHNE) SCHOOL

The community Health Nursing Education program for females was introduced in the health system by MoPh in 2011, in order to address the lack of nurses in Afghanistan, the program has played a vital role in increasing the reproductive health service in the county. The goal of CHNE program is to graduated female health workers and the aimed to contribute to the reduction of mortality and morbidity caused by common and communicable disease. Part of BPHS, OCCD implemented CHNE school in Baghlan province. In total 24 community nurse trained and employed in remote HFs over the life of project. The program started on 2015 and completed on 2018. OCCD offered high quality teaching by using up-to-date national CHNE standards endorsed by the MOPH and Accreditation Board (AMNEAB).

BPHS HFs selected as practical site for the students and the students used different type of HFs (PH, DH, CHC and BHC). 24 non-resident students were accommodated in the hostel.


Community midwifery Education (CME) school

Through the SEHAT II projects OCCD started the implementation of CME School with partnership of BDN, with commencement of BPHS in 2015 and It completed in 2018.   In total 24 female students received 24 months standard training. OCCD offered high quality teaching by using up to date national CME standards endorsed by the MoPH.

With considering the selection criteria, first of all the steering committee was established with close coordination of MoPH at provincial level and the member of committees were selected from the following government and not government of departments.

  1. MoPH
  2. Women affairs department
  3. Provincial console
  4. Health Education
  5. Representative of provincial governor
  6. BPHS implementer