Afghan Biographies

Hami, Abdul Samad

Name Hami, Abdul Samad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1976
Function/Grade Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation MoRR Deputy Minister
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Medical Officer, Medical Emergency Relief International (MERLIN) Badakhshan province, Afghanistan (19970400- 19981200)
Assistant Field Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Badakhshan province, Afghanistan, (19990100- (20000300)
Counterpart Medical Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Northern Region, Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan, (20000300-20011200)
Programme Manager Health Net International (HNI) North- and North Eastern Regions, Mazar-i-Sharif (20030700-20090300)

Co-founder of the Afghan Health NGOs Organisation (AHO) as an umbrella agency for better coordination among health NGOs, and the Afghan National Public Health Association (ANPHA)
Programme Director for the US Naval Medical Research Unit-3 (NAMRU-3) and Technical Advisor to Afghan Public Health Institute (APHI) of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in Afghanistan  (20071000-20090300)

Director General Programme Advisor at Agency for Assistance and Development of Afghanistan AADA (20090400-20110300)
Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation Deputy Minister (20110322)

3. Biodata:
hami_abdul_samadAbdul Samad Hami was born 31. July 1976 in Faryab Province.


He completed his bachelors in medicine and was awarded an MD degree in 1997 by Balkh University in Afghanistan


Hami holds a Masters of Public Health in Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Dr Hami is affiliated as an Executive Board member with the Afghanistan National Public Health Association (ANPHA), and is an Honorary Lecturer for Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Kardan University in Kabul and member of the Board of Trustees of AADA. Chair, Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) National Taskforce, (A government, UN, donor and civil society forum) Kabul, Afghanistan, 04/2011 to present. Member of Board of Executives, Afghanistan National Public Health Association (ANPHA), Kabul, Afghanistan, 02/2010 to present.(present=20130704)

He is father of four children.

Dr. Hami is literate in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English. 



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