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Donors and partners

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WHO in Afghanistan operates through a large network of partners, including governments of Member States, civil society organizations, academic research institutions, donor agencies, private for-profit sector, national stakeholders and the international community. WHO works with development and humanitarian partners in health to coordinate multi-agency efforts, advise on policy-setting, ensure quality, set standards, build capacity and share best practices in public health.

The following is a list of the programme areas in which WHO operates with the support of the donor community in Afghanistan.

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Polio Eradication Initiative

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

The Government of Canada

Rotary International

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KfW Development Bank

Japan International Cooperation Agency

Malaria

Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Gender-based Violence

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The Italian Development Cooperation

Nutrition

The Government of Canada

Tuberculosis 

Japan International Cooperation Agency

Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Health Cluster and Emergency Humanitarian Action (EHA)

The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO)   

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

Expanded Programme on Immunization

GAVI Alliance

Primary health care, health system strengthening

The GAVI Alliance

Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

HIV/AIDS

Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Primary health care, development of human resources health

Global Health Workforce Alliance

Disease Early Warning System

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

 

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Key health-related statistics

Population (m) 31,5
Health expenditure (% of GDP) 9.5
Adult (15+) literacy rate (%) 34.3
Life expectancy at birth F/M (2010) 62-64

Sources: Central Statistics office, Afghanistan National health Accounts, Afghanistan Living Conditions Survey, Afghanistan mortality survey. 

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Afghanistan country health profile

Regional Health Observatory

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UNOCA Compound, Jalalabad Road
Pul-e-Charkhi
Kabul

Afghanistan WHO headquarters page