Afghanistan National Public Health Institute
October 2011 — Present
Develop quality research protocols and conduct surveys, studies, and research on areas of health importance
Follow national program guideline in connection with implementation of vertical programs and their relation with contracting out
Manage the overall activities of Research Directorate
Monitor the implementation and progress of approved research projects observing high ethical standards, guidelines, norms and any violation of these standards shall be reported to IRB
Facilitate Universities, NGOs and researchers to conduct quality research on health priority areas, participate and contribute in such studies if needed
Participate and contribute in the task forces, technical working groups and other entities of MoPH, for technical assistance and information
Promote health related research in the Medical Centers, Institutes and Universities
Analyze and interpret collected data and convert them into useful information for an evidence based decision making, planning and policy formulation of MoPH departments
Assist MoPH staffs in monitoring and supportive supervision of health service delivery
Arrange National Health Research Coordination Committee (NHRCC) meeting with the related partners
Provide feedback to all concerned departments, the information available in the form of periodic report and summarizing the raw data for prompt action
Develop guidelines and norms for medical researches with cooperation of stakeholders, interdepartmental and other ministries
Regular travel with other technical departments of MoPH or independently to ensure that all delivery or performance obligations are met ethical norms.
Provide technical assistance to other departments of MoPH.
Build up the capacity of MoPH staffs at central and provincial level in the field of research and public health
Participating in monthly meeting of institutional Review Board.
Coordination studies conducted by other departments, NGOs, UN agencies to avoid duplication
Provide reports of unit’s activities