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National Child and Adolescent Health Strategy 2009 - 2013

Ministry of Public Health Country Resources Child and Youth General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Afghanistan July 2009 Guidelines child and adolescent

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1.1.1 Goal
To reduce newborn and under five mortality and improve child and adolescent health in order to
achieve MDG4.

1.1.2 Objectives
 To improve access to and utilization of a package of strategic interventions for child survival,
particularly in the areas of greatest need; and
 To provide an enabling environment for child survival where political will, financial and human
resources match the burden of disease.

1.1.3 Strategic approaches
 Improve efficiency and quality of service delivery
 Engage and empower families and communities
 Improve leadership and governance for child survival
 Consolidate partnerships; and
 Ensure financial support for child survival


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