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National Health Policy 2005-2009 and National Health Strategy 2005-2006

Ministry of Public Health Country Resources General Health Policies, General Health Strategies and Plans Afghanistan 31 August 2005 Policy document

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The National Health Policy was developed based upon the Ministry of Public Health’s expressed core values: Right to a healthy life; greater equity; concern for women, children and other socially disadvantaged groups; and the need to address the problem of poverty by being pro-rural. The health policy presented in this document re-enforces the strong perception of the Ministry of Public Health as an institution working for reform.


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