Afghanistan Health Cluster Bulletin, December 2017

Report
from World Health Organization, iMMAP, Health Cluster
Published on 31 Dec 2017 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Under the 2nd Allocation of the Common Humanitarain Fund (CHF), 9 health projects are supported with an overall Health envelop of USD 6,408, 749.

  • The deteriorating security situation in many parts of the country has led to the closure of health facilities in many districts. There have been reports of closed health facilities in Uruzgan and Badghis due to armed group interference.

  • Health Cluster partners support primary health services for returnees from Iran at the Zaranj border in Nimroz, including vaccination, tuberculosis and HIV screening, reproductive health services and referrals as part of the inter-sector response.

  • Humanitarian Pooled Funding (HPF) has supported 98 health facilities. In total, CHF is supporting 24 projects.