Afghanistan

CIET carried out three projects in Afghanistan during the 1990s, two on land mines (1994 and 1997) and a multiple indicator cluster survey in 1997. After a hiatus of eleven years CIET returned in 2008 with a Demonstration Community-based Social Audit of Health Services in two districts of Afghanistan.

The land mines work has contributed to three publications:

Andersson, N., Palha de Sousa, C., Paredes, S. Social cost of land mines in four countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cambodia and Mozambique. British Medical Journal1995; 311:718-721

N.Andersson, A.Swaminathan, C.Whitaker & M.Roche. Mine Smartness and the Community Voice in Mine-Risk Education: Lessons from Afghanistan and Angola. In: Future of Humanitarian Mine Action. Editor Kristian Berg Harpviken. London/Palgrave 2004

Andersson N and Mitchell S. Epidemiological geomatics in evaluation of mine risk education in Afghanistan: introducing population weighted raster maps. International Journal of Health Geographics 2006, 5:1

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