Wardak Regional Management Office

Wardak Regional Management Office (WRMO) implements Education, Health, Rural Development/ Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP), and Disability (Inclusive Education) programs in more than 2000 villages of Maidan Wardak and Bamiyan provinces.

Education

Wardak Regional Management Office (WRMO) Education program is active in all 9 districts of Wardak province and in two districts of Bamyan Province. The education program in total has 623 classes including 5 coaching classes and 63 nomadic classes in around 316 villages of Wardak and Bamyan provinces.

In 2018, the program initiated a pilot project of Inclusive Education. Inclusive Education means having children learn together in a friendly environment without any form of discrimination. It means appreciating the differences in children and their learning styles. Inclusive education looks at the potential of the child not the disability, not the poor background, not the ethnic group, not the religion, sex or any other thing that tends to categorize children and discriminate them against others.

Health

Health Project (SEHTMANDI) in Maidan Wardak province as per survey 2018 by Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan, serves a population of 655,462 in the 2000 villages. Health project currently provides services through 77 health facilities in the province, which includes one Provincial Hospital, two district Hospitals, six Comprehensive Health Centers+ (CHC +) three Comprehensive Health Centers (CHC), 26 Basic Health Centers (BHC), 36 Primary Health Centers (PHC) and one prison clinic that provide health services to prisoners in Maidan Wardak. In addition, a health program runs a health education school: Community Midwifery Education (CME). Moreover, the health program has 365 health posts across the province.

WRMO health unit is supporting the implementation of the SEHATMANDI project through the Midwifery Mentorship program which was designed/implemented in 10 Health facilities for newly graduated midwives to improve their skill and confidence in the provision of qualitative MCH services to the clients, also SEHATMANDI project is working with Community Health Shura to develop the capacity of Health Shura members totally 37 health Shuras’ covered through the program till date in all nine districts of Wardak province.

Smart Paper Technology (SPT) is another initiative program of SCA which aims to improve the quality of Expanded Immunization Program (EPI) data and reduce vaccine drop out and total of 33 health facilities covered through the program during 2020.  

Learning for Healthy Life (LHL) is one of the SCA-supported health program in Wardak province through which SCA could equip 1,440 uneducated adult women with basic literacy (reading, writing, simple mathematic) and health messages through 58 LHL classes in nine districts of the Wardak province.  

Furthermore, the SCA health unit is running a school health project in Wardak Province which could offer medical checkup to 1,431 students 441 of them received treatment and 162 of the students referred to higher level of health facilities for further medical support and 173 health education session organized to school students

Rural Development Program

The Rural Development program has two functional areas:

The Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP) is active and extended for 2021 in the Jalriz, Maidan Shahar and Behsood-I districts of Wardak Province. The direct beneficiaries of the program are 173,448 individuals of 25,553 families in 314 villages in the stated three districts of Wardak province. The Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program aims to build united villages, neighborhoods, cities, improve the relationship between the Government and its people and reduce poverty by providing basic services.
Engineering Section: The engineering section is active in construction works all over the coverage areas in the region responsible to do constructions related to health and education facilities. For instance, schools, clinics, school, and clinic surrounding walls and water supply and sanitation system for the facilities etc.

“I want to become an engineer!” says Hamza

Wardak Regional Management Office Hamza, a 10-year boy and student of 6th-grade at Community Based School (CBS) established by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) at upper Arghndi village of Kabul province has a bright vision for his future. He is one of the intelligent students among his classmates, he perfectly answers mathematics and language skills questions.

COVID-19 Weekly Update: WRMO

Wardak Regional Management Office The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan is one of the organizations in Afghanistan which apart from implementing its planned programmes and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, has taken strong steps to combat the spread of novel coronavirus through its offices in Afghanistan. We will be sharing with you our weekly COVID-19 updates from SCA’s regional management offices.

SCA’s programme director pays a visit to Wardak province amid COVID-19 pandemic

Wardak Regional Management Office Dr. Khalid Fahim, SCA’s programme director jointly with Dr. Ahmad Shah Pardis, the head of the health programme visited Wardak Regional Management Office (WRMO). They, after a brief meeting with the head of the office Mr. Shafiullah Sharifi, met the project managers and received updates on operations in the field on COVID-19 response.

Dr. Eid Mohammad: COVID-19 infection doesn’t mean death

Wardak Regional Management Office Dr. Eid Mohammad has been newly appointed on the post of medical doctor at Isolation Ward for COVID-19, in Maidan Provincial Hospital. He has the full potential to work and serve local communities. In response to the question that, how he decided to choose and accept this challenging position, said: “The motive behind this was to serve my people not anything else, just to save lives and this is a desire of my childhood though to help people.”

15 years of saving lives in Wardak

Wardak Regional Management Office In 2004 SCA started its first midwifery education, to combat the sky-high maternal mortality numbers in Wardak province. Fifteen years later, the numbers are declining, and young women are standing in line to join the education – and save lives.

Zahida’s life saved in Maidan Wardak Hospital

Wardak Regional Management Office Zahida an 8 years old girl, fell sick at home in Ghazni province. Her siblings took her to a private clinic. Her health did not recover but she felt more sever stomachache, headache and strong nausea. Then she was referred to another private hospital in Ghazni. After several medical tests, the doctors prescribed her with […]

Parents’ Belief in Their Disabled Children Matters

Wardak Regional Management Office Samiullah 26 has disability in his leg. His legs are unequal in length as one of his legs are short and thin. He is a resident of Maidan Shahr, capital of Wardak province. He has received home-based rehabilitation services from Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), enabling him to get an education and hold a bachelor […]

“In future I want to be a midwife to help my society”

Wardak Regional Management Office Sabera 33, one of the Coaching Classes student, that has been supported by Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) in Chahardeh village, Yakawlang district of Bamyan province. She is a mother of five children. Due to life difficulties, she was unable to continue her education. “I had studied till grade six in public school, then due […]

Based on the BSC survey the healthcare services improved in Wardak and Laghman provinces

Wardak Regional Management Office The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) that provides healthcare programs through 129 health facilities in Wardak and Laghman provinces, as per Balance Score Card (BSC) survey conducted this year the health program had greater achievements. During 2018 Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) in Maidan Wardak has jumped from 11th position to the third position, […]