Afghan Biographies

Noormal, Dr. Bashir

Name Noormal, Dr. Bashir
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1957
Function/Grade Afghan Public health Institute (APHI) Ministry of public Hea
History and Biodata

Dr. Bashir Noormal Head of Afghan Public health Institute (APHI) Ministry of public Health Afghanistan Kabul Mobile/Cell phone: + 93 (0)700 281134, Private Email: Office Phone: + 93 (0)20 92 22 435 Office Email: Website:

2. Previous Functions:
Nov 1997- End of 2001: Educationist, Training Coordinator WHO Kabul andJalalabad Offices,
July – October 1997: Contractual service agreement with WHO for translation of some WHO publication,
March – June 1997: Coordinator of three months certificate course on district health practice support by WHO and Liverpool school of tropical medicine in Jalalabad.
Oct. 1996 – Feb. 1997: Worked with WHO on Daily wage services preparing translating teaching material for certificate course on district health practices.
May 1994 – Oct. 1996: Assistant Dean of Kabul Medical School, temporary located in Jalalabad
March 1993 – April 1994: Dean of Stomatology faculty of Kabul Medical Institute
June 1989 – March 1993: Assistant Dean of Stomatology faculty of Kabul Medical Institute
July 1985 – October 1996: Lecturer and then associate professor of Histology and Embryology dept. of Kabul Medical institute
March - Dec 2001: Acting officer in-charge WHO, Kabul Sub office,
January 2002 till Dec 2006 WHO HRD Program Manager and National/Training, Coordinator,
April 2004 till May 2006: Human Resource Director General, MoPH Afghanistan,
July 2006 till Now (20100123): Director General Afghan Public Health Institute, MoPH,

3. Biodata:
Date of Birth: 7th October 1957 Place of Birth: Kabul, Afghanistan
1966 – 1972: Primary School in Laghman, 1972 – 1973: Kart-e-Se Secondary School, Kabul,  1974 – 1976: American Afghan Institute of Technology (AAIT), Kabul, 1978 – 1985: Medical Faculty of Odessa Medical Institute (Ukraine Ex USSR)
Marital Status: Married, 5 Children Nationality:
Afghan Language: Pashto
Other Languages: Dari, English, Russian
Interests: Humanitarian activities, Training, Studying, Traveling

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