Deployment of Health Expert in Afganistan

Deployment of Anu Raisma, Health Expert to the Special Mission of the Republic of Estonia, to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan based at the ISAF Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Lashkar Gah,Helmand Province

The project’s aim is to continue manning of the health expert position in the ISAF Lashkar Gah Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) and through that to support reconstruction of Helmand Province of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Project is realised through arrangement of the Estonian health expert’s mission. Expert’s working area will be Lashkar Gah and district centres Gereshk, Sangin, Musa Qa’leh and Garmshir.

As a main project outcome NGO Mondo sees improvement of the population health care system in Helmand province. Other project objectives include:

– sustainable manning of the health expert position in the ISAF Lashkar Gah Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT);

analysis of Helmand province health sector, reconstruction of the province and PRT activities;

coordination of activities between PRT management, director of Helmand health department and other relevant actors;

assistance in shaping main directions and elaborating positions of the Estonian development cooperation activities in Afghanistan;

seeking for new opportunities of using Estonian development cooperation and humanitarian aid funds in Afghanistan and coordination of development cooperation projects.

The project is financed from the development cooperation and humanitarian aid fund of the Minsitry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.

Project manager – Rivo Salong, Member of the Board of NGO Mondo

BELOW: British ex-prime minister Mr Tony Blair visiting LKG PRT on 18 June 2009. 4th from left is Health Advisor to PRT Anu Raisma.

18.02.2009

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