Ministry of Public Health, Paktika and Badakhshan Public Health Department

Leadership, coherence, and coordination of matters related to the provision of quality, balanced, and fair health services to all residents of the relevant province.

LocationPaktika, Badakhshan
OrganizationMinistry of Public Health
No. of Opportunity
GenderMale and female
SalaryThe original salary of the project change points from the first step 109,600,000 Afghanis to the fifth step 164,489 Afghanis
Vacancy No2
Job TitlePaktika and Badakhshan Public Health Department
ExperienceMedical services, health services, public health management, control and quality of health and medical affairs, monitoring and evaluation of health and medical affairs or other items of specialized duties in this bill of duties from inside or outside the country, at least three years for bachelor, two
Contract Duration
Education:Public health management medicine and other related fields from national and international educational institutions inside or outside the country,
Deadline 9.May.2021

Qualifications and job responsibilities

  1. Supervise the implementation of policies, strategies, guidelines, protocols, and plans of the Ministry of Public Health by health service providers at the relevant provincial level;
  2. Monitoring the principle of limited costs and achieving effective results (Cost Effectiveness and Cost Efficiency) in the provision of health services;
  3. Encourage and involve the community more in the planning process and implementation of health programs in order to establish and maintain a sustainable health system in the province;
  4. Department of Provision of Health Services in Health Centers of the Ministry of Public Health, if available in the province;
  5. Managing financial resources and other resources available at the provincial level to ensure health;
  6. Organizing and chairing Provincial Health Coordination Committee (PHCC) meetings in the province;
  7. Regular monitoring of the provision of health services by health centers run by NGOs and other institutions at the provincial level (monitoring of each health facility at least twice a year);
  8. Supervision and inspection of the private sector, including health centers, clinics, pharmacies, etc. related to the health sector;
  9. Reduce health consequences in the event of an accident and coordinate with the Disaster Management Committee;
  10. Food control in the market in terms of history and quality of its maintenance with other relevant bodies;
  11. Establish an appropriate mechanism to maintain environmental health and reduce industrial hazards and harms on the environment and threaten the health of society;
  12. Supporting the reform policy and strengthening the autonomy of hospitals in accordance with the policy proposed by the Ministry of Public Health;
  13. Timely management and resolution of disputes in the health sector at the relevant provincial level;

Management duties

  1. Preparation and arrangement of monthly, quarterly, and annual work plan by the general plan, to achieve the strategic goals of the ministry/department;
  2. Identify and propose the budget needs of the relevant department in order to implement the strategy, policy, and work plan;
  3. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and procedures related to pre-market services in order to increase public access to safe, effective, and quality spices and other health products;
  4. Ensuring sound management, recruitment, encouragement, persuasion, training, and development of staff, to better execute affairs in accordance with established criteria;
  5. Evaluate the performance of affected employees to create an incentive to improve performance, increase efficiency and productivity, identify training needs and increase capacity building;
  6. Achieving the goals and programs of the Afghanistan Peace and National Development Strategy and the National Anti-Corruption Strategy in the relevant field;
  7. Leading and providing timely information within government departments, civil society, media, and citizens of the country, taking into account the objectives of the law on access to information and the policy of the relevant department,
  8. Observing and ensuring the implementation of the Administrative Enforcement Law, the Law on the Prevention of Harassment of Women and Children, and the regulation of conduct in the relevant field of work.
  9. Provide monthly, quarterly, annual and, if necessary, report on the activities and achievements of the relevant department, to inform the leadership of the department;
  10. Perform other duties assigned by the competent authorities by the laws, regulations, and objectives of the relevant ministry/department;

Field of Study

  • Having at least a bachelor’s degree in one of the disciplines (public health management medicine) and other related disciplines from national and international educational institutions inside or outside the country, higher degrees are preferred in the following disciplines.

Work experience

  • Managerial or specialized in one of the sections (medical affairs, health services, public health management, control and quality of health and medical affairs, monitoring and evaluation of health and medical affairs) or other specialized tasks in this bill of duties from within or Abroad, at least three years for a bachelor’s degree, two years for a master’s degree and one year for a doctorate.


  1. Fluency in one of the official languages (Pashto or Dari) and English;
  2. Computer skills in task-related programs;
  3. Necessary skills in leadership, communication, and decision-making.

How to apply

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For more information and how to apply in the Dari language please visit the official website