Supporting Orphan Education through Health Assistance and Treatment (SEHAT Project)
The overall objective of the project is to enable 12000 orphans and their sibling access to education through improving the health status of their families.
Under this project, IRA will target Kabul, Bamyan, Balkh and Nangarhar provinces to support orphans education and in the meantime provide hygiene promotion and health education awareness in the targeted provinces. Following are the provinces the project is currently going on:
- Kabul: the project will cover districts number 4,5,8,9 and 10 in the centre of Kabul where only 11, 12 and 16 districts are already covered under IR Canada SEHAT project and IRA 1-2-1 orphans sponsorship program.
- Bamyan: This project will cover the rural area of central Bamyan, and Yakawlang district where urban centre Bamyan is already covered by IR Canada SEHAT project and as well 1-2-1 orphans sponsorship program.
- Nangarhar: the project will cover Behsood, Kama and Khewa (three) districts, while central Jalal Abad and Surkh road are already covered by IR Canada SEHAT project and as well 1-2-1 orphans sponsorship program.
- Balkh: Mazar City is the centre of Balkh which has 10 Police Districts (PD) out of which five districts (5-9) are already covered by IR Canada SEHAT project and as well 1-2-1 orphans sponsorship program. This project will cover the remaining PDs and as well two other Balkh districts ( Nahre Shahi and Dehdadi)
Basic Health Services and Drug Rehabilitation Project (BHSDR Project)
Islamic Relief Afghanistan provides basic health and drug rehabilitation and treatment together and in a merged system. Means that the clinic arrange primary health care services in a modern method and besides it, there is treatment centre for drug addicts which some addicts are detoxifying there and someone which are not happy to admit, are treated as home-based method and social workers of the clinic are visiting them regularly and motivate them to get the treatment.
The project provides assistance to:
- 40,000 patients (more than 80% are women and children) have access to primary health care service, the project provides assistance to 20,000 patients each year.
- 1300 women have access to family planning services (650 ladies per year).
- 3000 cases of antenatal and postnatal will be conducted in the clinic (1500 case per year)
- 1800 routine lab tests are conducted for men, women and children (900 per year)
- Drug awareness and other health education sessions are arranged for 16000 people (male, female and children 8000 each year)
- Immunization is provided (vaccine) for 20000 female and children (10000 each year)
- Normal delivery 600 cases (300 per year)
- Detoxification/treatment of drug abused/addicted people 1000 case