Family Health Organization Afghanistan (FHO Afghanistan)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Kart-e-naw, Street No 3
Kabul
Country: Afghanistan
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.thefho.org
UN Languages: English
Other languages: Pashtu, Dari, Urdu
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment

  • Other:'Health, Environmental Crime'
Short description:
The Family Health Organization (FHO-A) is a local, Afghan non-governmental and non-for-profit organization established in 2007. FHO-A is leading agency in provision of Drug Demand Reduction, Harm Reduction, integrated public health and social programs across Afghanistan.
FHO-A provided hygiene training program to teachers of Nangarhar province in 2009 through UNICEF funding FHO-Provided awareness campaigns on health, drug use, relapse prevention to more than 1000 middle and high schools students of Nangarhar province in 2009. FHO-A through Vitamin Angles which was United State based NGO supported and distributed Vitamin A and de worming medicines to more than 10,000 children, orphans which were living in different orphanages and street children of Kabul, Nangarhar and Logar provinces of Afghanistan in 2009.
FHO-A is running Midwifery, pharmacy and laboratory institute named Asian Medical Institutes (AMI) in Kabul since 2010. FHO-A conducted 14 days training on Basic Epidemiology, Hospital management and Supervision, monitoring and Evaluation training to 60 staff of SCA from different provinces and hospitals of Afghanistan through Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) funding.
Beside above funds and activities delivered from national and international donors, FHO-A has become implementing partner of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) in 14 June 2010 by implementing HIV prevention, treatment and care services to female drug users and spouses of male injecting drug users in the Herat province (Kohsan district) and nominated for the service delivery the same project in Engil, Karokh districts and regional female prison of Herat province as well.Family Health Organization for Afghanistan implemented UNODC after care services to drug users who completed course of treatment from the existed drug treatment centers in Heart from 12 Febuary-12 August 2012. During these 6 months FHO-A technical team provided all relevant services to ex-drug users to enable them deal efficiently with everyday life, remain drug free and become fully integrated back into society as an active member and currently FHO-A has been implementing UNODC community-based outpatient and night shelter services in Kabul city from 2012 till now.
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
Southern and Eastern Asia Pakistan www.thefho.org Contact@thefho.org