Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Public Health (MPH)


Public Health

First Advisor

Prof. Andrew Coburn


maternal mortality rates, Pakistan, Kenya, Muskie School of Public Service


The purpose of this paper is to analyze and compare the Afghan Community Midwifery Education program with similar programs in other countries, to identify problems in CME implementation, and to develop recommendations to resolve gaps for a more effective and successful CME approach. To this end, the Afghan CME program is compared with midwifery programs in Pakistan, Kenya, and with Afghanistan’s Institute of Health Science midwife program.



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