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TechCircles in 2012

TechCircles in 2012 1 ICT online help-deck put in place 164 Support tickets resolved since start of online help-desk 8 Technology Learning Circles conducted 1 Intern graduated from internship program […]


An elderly man traveled all the way from Bamiyan province to NOOR to have his eyes examined.  His eyesight had been poor for many years, and he needed an assistant […]


A woman presented to the clinic with her husband. She had severe depression because of the intensive domestic violence she suffered at the hands of her husband.  Domestic violence is […]


NOOR Eye Hospitals have been highlighted as a model example for cost recovery in development work. The article highlights how NOOR has demonstrated it is an achievable and workable goal. […]


Traveling from Badakshan to Kabul is a long arduous journey, up over the Hindu Kush Mountains along, the Salang Pass, where at the height of the road you reach almost […]


Daniela Beyer and Simone Beck, both former IAM team members, have published an in-depth study on the minority Munji language in northern Afghanistan.  In their piece “A Linguistic Assessment of […]


The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) announced that Tom Little has been poshumously awarded the AAO-Essilor Award for Outstanding International Contributions to Optometry. The announcement came at the AAO 2011 […]


An 80 year old man from the Spinboldak district had one eye that he couldn’t even see light due to Glaucoma, and a second eye where he could only see […]


One of the doctors who had participated in a mental health course reported later: “A patient was brought to my clinic who was behaving very aggressively. I took a history […]


Humaira’s story

In her own words Humaira tells her story and how CDP has helped her children’s education. I was born in 1957 in a poor family in Qezil village. My father engaged me […]