Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC)

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Ms Liv Kjølseth

Position

Secretary General

Health focus

  • Maternal/reproductive health
  • Newborn health
  • Child health

Priority action area(s)

  • Strengthening human resources
  • Advocacy

Mission statement

Since 2002, the NAC has trained 270 midwifes in Afghanistan. This represents 10% of all certified midwifes in Afghanistan. NAC contributes to the goal of the Afghan Ministry of Public Health target to have 8000 certified/trained midwifes in Afghanistan by 2013. In order to reduce the maternal and child mortality rate in Afghanistan. Training of midwifes is one of the most important efforts.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Organization e-mail:

ain@afghanistan.no

Full address:

Solidaritetshuset, Osterhausgt. 27 N-0183 Oslo

Country:

Norway

Telephone:

+47 22989315

Number of staff:

40

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

1981

WHO Region:

Europe