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Badakhshan Province

I Walked to Alleviate Global Poverty

Aziz Baig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Aziz Baig

As the sun rose on the day of the walk, a ray of hope flamed up in my heart. As soon as my wife and I started driving to Sam Houston Park, vivid scenes from my past started flashing before my eyes. I recalled the emergency situation in Afghanistan.

Role of Midwives in Improving Maternal and Child Health in Afghanistan

Aziz Baig | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact
Aziz Baig

In developing countries like Afghanistan, midwives bring great hope to the tens of thousands of women who have no access to doctors or clinics.

Maternal and Child Health in Badakhshan Afghanistan: Progress and Challenges

Aziz Baig | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Aziz Baig

Badakhshan came in the limelight of both national and international media in 2002, when the Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan discovered that Badakhshan had the highest rate of maternal mortality in the world: 6,500 out of every 100,000 women die during child birth.

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 7 At Busy Afghan Base

AP | By MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

By ASSOCIATED PRESS KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- A suicide attacker set off a vehicle laden with explosives Thursday outside a gate at a sprawling ba...