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05 Aug 2016 description
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HealthNet TPO is a Dutch aid agency that works on recovery of communities in war torn societies.
We improve health and wellbeing by changing victims into agents of change, building on existing community resources to create new resources, thus help people gain health, hope and confidence.

06 Nov 2015 description
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As of January 2016 HealthNet will open three training centres to expand and improve services in for people with mental disorders and people living with disabilities. One will be run by our partner in this project IAM (International Assistance Mission). The centres will be located in Kabul, Herat, and Mazar.

13 May 2014 description
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On Friday, 9th of May 2014, three HealthNet teams successfully distributed bed nets among victims of the massive landslide, that caused the death of hundreds and the displacement of over 4000 others a little over a week ago, in the Badakhshan province in the Northeast of Afghanistan.

Arrival at Ab-Barek

18 Sep 2005 description
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Four years after the departure of the Taliban, women in Afghanistan are still the victim of oppression and their rights are violated daily. According to the Dutch aid organisation HealthNet-TPO, domestic violence against women is a growing problem. More and more men vent their frustrations about the continuing war on their spouses. The traditional "purdah" permits men to punish their wives physical or mentally. Women in Afghanistan hope that the new elected parliament restricts this inhuman tradition and protects them against domestic violence.

14 Apr 2003 description
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Peter Ventevogel, Sayed Azimi*, Sayed Jalal**, Frank Kortmann***
HealthNet International, Jalalabad, Afghanistan, *World Health Organization, Kabul, Afghanistan,
**Department of Neuropsychiatry, Nangarhar Medical Faculty Hospital, Jalalabad, Afghanistan,
***Department of Psychiatry, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, the Netherlands