The Abaseen Foundation has from the outset been engaged in the delivery of health services and currently operates a health centre which serves the Baghbanan area where the schools are located. It is next to NMS schools in a purpose-built unit. Initial funding was provided by Hope ’87 with donations from ANT Hiroshima (Japan) on about 1000 square yards of land donated free of cost by the community, a significant commitment.
The Abaseen Foundation was contracted to start health services in the building in 2010 with funding provided by Hope ’87, Proluka and the Austrian Development Agancy (ADA). AFPK was able to build and operationalise the BHC to provide essential services such as consultation and diagnosis, ante-natal and post-natal care, nutritional support , pathology and free or subsidized medication. Additionally health education health education and social mobilization activities were commenced and are ongoing.
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