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Shahnaz Shahir

Pediatric Hospital, Herat, Afghanistan

Shahnaz Shahir

Shahnaz Shahir, MD, Pediatrician
Pediatrician, Pediatric Hospital, Herat, Afghanistan

My name is Shanaz Shahir. I am from Afghanistan, and was born in Herat. Currently I enjoy living in this city. My primary education started in Afhsar High school Kabul and finally I graduated from Kabul Medical Institute in 1991. Since 1991 I have been working with several governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the field; officially, I started to work as a pediatric doctor in Herat regional hospital. During 2000 to 2002 I was working in MDM as a pediatric doctor.  In 2005 I had the chance to be accepted in Pediatric Specialization Period and I successfully completed the program with an honorable result in the beginning of 2008. Alongside with my basic and specialized education, I actively had the participation of several short terms and mid terms training courses which I can briefly list them as follow:

  • Training on HIV/AIDS for health professionals
  • Experienced work in Senna Italian Hospital
  • Basic resuscitation and trauma life support
  • Primary mental health project
  • Management of severe malnutrition
  • Basic newborn care training
  • Breast feeding counseling course