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Swedish Committee for Afghanistan closes health services in Laghman due to threats

Upon repeated threats from Armed Opposition Groups, the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been forced to close 20 clinics and its Health Management Office in Laghman province until further notice. “I am deeply concerned about the impact this may

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21 Midwives Graduated in Samangan

In a graduation ceremony, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) certified 21 new midwifes on successful completion of two years midwifery education in Samangan. New medwives took oath of loyalty to midwifery profession and providing qualitative and equal health facilities to

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SCA annual report: millions were provided services

“We intend to remain in Afghanistan and continue to believe that solidarity between people can contribute to a peaceful future for Afghanistan. When others slow down, we shift into a higher gear.” Outgoing chairperson of Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA),

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Swedish Committee for Afghanistan pledges $180m in aid over 4 years

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) would provide Kabul $180 million in aid as part of a four-year plan for health, education, rural rehabilitation and local governance, an official said on Tuesday. SCA General Secretary Anna-Karin Johansson told a press

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Swedish Committee for Afghanistan continues its work in Afghanistan in 2014

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) will continue its activities within the areas of Health, Education, Rural Development and Rehabilitation of Afghans with Disabilities according to a comprehensive work plan of 2014: Education Programme While continuing support to 2600 Community Based

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448 Persons with disabilities graduated from SCA vocational trainings

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan during the year 2013 trained 448 persons with disabilities, including 110 women, in several markets oriented vocational skills trainings in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Ghazni, Logar and Maidan Wardak Provinces. The graduates received vocational skills training for

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High school, resource centers and a staff quarter constructed in Samangan

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a high school building, two resource centers and a staff quarter in a health clinic in the northern Samangan province. These four projects will benefit hundreds of students and a vast number

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Famous singer Loreen ‘Ambassador’ for Swedish Committee for Afghanistan

The famous Swedish singer Loreen Talhaoui is from now on linked to Swedish Committee for Afghanistan as “Ambassador”, in order to promote SCA in Sweden. Loreen is best known for winning the European Song Contest in 2012, representing Sweden with

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SCA to continue running health services in Wardak and Laghman

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been confirmed winners to continue delivering health services to the people of Wardak and Laghman provinces. SCA will take the responsibility for the full health service provisions in the two provinces from January 2014

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Afghan midwives graduate from Community Midwifery School in Wardak

As many as 24 midwives completed their two years of training from the SCA funded Community Midwifery School in Wardak. On Tuesday they received the certificates and deployment letters from the Provincial Public Health department. The graduation of this sixth

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Health centers established in remote villages of Afghanistan

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan constructed two Basic Health Centers (BHCs) in Bayanan and Waybolaq, remote and inaccessible villages in Dara-e-Sauf Payen and Dara-e-Sauf Bala districts of Northern Samangan province. Both projects were funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)

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SCA completes 27 development programs in Samangan and funds 24 CDCs in Balkh

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan completed 27 projects in Hazrat Sultan and Feroz Nakhcheer districts of Samangan. Meanwhile 24 Community Development Councils will be funded under the Northern Rural Project in Chaharbolak district of Balkh province. SCA spent around 20

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SCA midwife received the “Midwife of the year” award

Humaira Amiri, a SCA employed midwife working in Sar-e-Pul provincial hospital and former graduate of SCA midwifery course, has achieved the title of “Midwife of the year” by the Afghan Midwifery Association. She received the title in recognition of her

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SCA midwife received the “Midwife of the year” award

Humaira Amiri, a SCA employed midwife working in Sar-e-Pul provincial hospital and former graduate of SCA midwifery course, has achieved the title of “Midwife of the year” by the Afghan Midwifery Association. She received the title in recognition of her

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SCA midwife received the “Midwife of the year” award

Humaira Amiri, a SCA employed midwife working in Sar-e-Pul provincial hospital and former graduate of SCA midwifery course, has achieved the title of “Midwife of the year” by the Afghan Midwifery Association. She received the title in recognition of her

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SCA midwife received the “Midwife of the year” award

Humaira Amiri, a SCA employed midwife working in Sar-e-Pul provincial hospital and former graduate of SCA midwifery course, has achieved the title of “Midwife of the year” by the Afghan Midwifery Association. She received the title in recognition of her

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Afghan Public Health Ministry hands over 7 health clinics to SCA in Laghman

The Ministry of Public Health has decided to hand over the village based clinics in Alingar, Qarghayi, Mehterlam and Dowlat Sha districts of Laghman to SCA. The seven clinics serve around 30 000 people. SCA will run the health facilities

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13 Afghan teachers graduate from SCA Teachers Educators Master Program

The first batch consisting 13 teachers including 4 females graduated from the Swedish Karlstad University. They were pursuing their Master Degree studies under the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan’s Teachers Educators Master Programme (TEMP). TEMP is a Master level study program

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Carpets as future livlihood for Afghan women

In the courtyard of a house in Arbad Jalil located in the Takhar province, two big metal frames stand firm. On the second floor, there is yet another frame. By one of those frames, five women work in unison, and

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Swedish Committee to launch 14mn AFN projects in Dehdadi district of Balkh province

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan will spend more than 14 million Afghanis in Dehdadi district of northern Balkh province, as the Northern Rural Project (NRP) officially extended in the province. SCA will implement the infrastructure and vocational training projects proposed by the

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SCA constructed health clinic and school in Samangan and Kunar provinces

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) and a school building and handed-over to provincial authorities. With construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Sar-Bagh district of

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Construction work of a school building launched in Balkh

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan formally launched construction work of Khalid Ibn-e-Walid high school building in NahrShahi district in northern Balkh province. New Secretary General Anna-Karin Johansson during her first visit to Balkh province laid the foundation stone of the Khalid

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2.9 million Patients treated by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in 2012

The future of Afghanistan is difficult to assess. But there is also precautious optimism. When 2012 is summarized in the annual report of theSwedishCommittee for Afghanistan, we can conclude thatdevelopment cooperation efforts make a significant difference for a very vulnerable

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Polling stations should be accessible for persons with disabilities: Afghan civil societies

Civil societies working for the rights and rehabilitation of Afghans with disabilities recommended the independent election commission to provide necessary facilities for the people with disabilities in the polling stations. They also recommended that the polling stations should be accessible

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22 midwives graduated from community midwifery education program

Upon completion of two years training, 22 midwives graduated from SCA Community Midwifery Education (CME) program in Sar-e-Pul province. The graduation of this fourth batch of midwives brought the figure to 84, trained by Swedish Committee for Afghanistan CME programme

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