Five Week Trip to Afghanistan Spring 2005

NAFISA ABDULLAH, M.D

SUMMERY : FIVE WEEKS TRIP IN AFGHANISTAN, SPRING
2005.

KABUL –MEDICAL SCHOOL:

CHERAGH. IN THE MEDICAL SCHOOL,

OBSERVATION OF VARIOUS LABS, TO BE EVALUATED FOR FURTHER
AIDS. NOTICING SOME EQUIPMENTS, NO MATERIAL AVAILABLE FOR
LABS AND DID NOT SEE ANY PRACTICAL WORK IN THE LABS BY
STUDENTS

ATTENDING TO SOME OF THE CLASSES AND LECTURE HALLS TO
OBSERVE THE STANDARD OF TEACHING

MANY INTERVIEWS WITH MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS AND
LISTENING TO THEIR CONCERNS.

MEETINGS WITH ATTENDING PHYSICIANS AND LISTENING TO THEIR
CONCERNS AND PROBLEMS

ATTENDING AS GUST OF MEDICAL SCHOOL AND MEMBER OF
EXECUTIVE OF AMAA. FOR FOUR DAYS NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON
PRINCIPAL OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT. WHICH WAS
ORGANIZED BY KABUL MEDICAL INSTITUTE AND SUPPORTED BY
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION. DURING THIS MEETING
BROUGHT UP THE CONCERNS OF STUDENTS AND TEACHING STAFF
TO THE ATTENTION

EVALUATION OF PRINTING DEPARTMENT OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL.
SPENDING GOOD AMOUNT OF TIME IN VARIOUS SHOPS IN KABUL
PURCHASING PRINTING EQUIPMENT ( TWO LARGE PRINTING
GUSTNER ONE GESTO FAX TWO TYPE WRITER ONE IN ENGLISH IAND
ONE IN FARSI ONE LARGE STAPLER AND ONE LARGE PAPER
CUTTER). )THEN FORMALLY AND OFFICIALLY PRESENTED TO THE
DEAN OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL AND THE HEAD OF THE PRINTING
DEPARTMENT AND THEIR STAFF AS DONATION FROM AMAA TO HELP
THE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. THEY WERE GRATEFUL AND
THANKFUL TO AMAA AND RECEIVED A FORMAL THANK YOU LETTER
FROM THE DEAN OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL

SEVERAL MEETINGS WITH DR

NAFISA ABDULLAH, M.D

MALALI MATERNITY HOSPITAL.

MORNING ROUNDS AND CASE PRESENTATION OF OBSTETRICS &
GYNECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS BY PATIENTS BED SIDE. SEVERAL
LECTURES IN THE LECTURE HALL OF THE HOSPITAL FOR
OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNECOLOGIST. FETAL DOPPLER AS A
PERSONAL GIFT AND ALSO TWENTY FIVE SET OF STETHOSCOPE
WHICH WAS DONATED BY DR NOOR ZIA TAJYAR WAS GIVEN TO THE
DEPARTMENT OF OB-GYN,
ALSO THREE AMERICAN NURSE MID WIVES WITH THE SUPPORT
OF ARO ( AFGHAN RELIEF ORGANIZATION) WAS INTRODUCED TO
THE DEPARTMENT OF OB GYN).

RABIA BALKHI MATERNITY HOSPITAL.

VISIT WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE HOSPITAL AND VISIT WITH AMERICAN
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MATERNITY SECTION. TEN THOUSAND SUTURES
WHICH WAS COLLECTED PERSONALLY AND WAS DONATED BY KAISER
PERMANENTE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ,WEST LOS ANGELES GIVEN TO
THE HOSPITAL AND I RECEIVED A FORMAL THANK YOU NOTE FROM THE
DIRECTOR OF THE HOSPITALS. SOME MEDICATION WAS DONATED BY DR
BIR AND DR SADDIQ WAS GIVEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

MEETING WITH MR. KHALIALZAD , THE AMERICAN
AMBASSADOR TO AFGHANISTAN. AND DR PETER
SALIH.IN THIS MEETING THE CONDITION OF RABIA BALKHI

HOSPITAL ,WHICH WAS IN TERRIBLE CONDITION AFTER SPENDING FIVE
MILLION DOLLARS ,WAS BROUGHT UP IN THIER ATTENTION AND ADVISED
TO TAKE THE MATTER SERIOUS.

MEETINGS WITH EMERGENCY ITALIAN IN KABUL&
PANG SHEER.

WORK IN DEPARTMENT OF (OB&GYN) THIRTY BED OB GYN , BY

EMERGENCY ITALIAN. AN ORGANIZATION FOR (Life Support for

Civilian Victims of War and Poverty)

BAMYAN. VISITED

BAMYAN HOSPITAL SUPPORT BY AGHA KHAN
HUMANITARIAN FOUND.

CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION PRESENTED TO AFGHAN

MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERCA. EXECUTIVE AND BOARD

NAFISA ABDULLAH, M.D

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