Afghan Biographies

Feroz, Ferozuddin Dr.

Name Feroz, Ferozuddin Dr.
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1967
Function/Grade Minister of Public Health (MoPH)
History and Biodata

1. Previous Ministers of Public Health:
Dr. Fatimie Minister of Public Health May, (1993-1995),
Minister of Public Health (2004- 2010),
Suraya Dalil Planning Deputy Minister and acting Minister (20100118),
nominated again as Minister MoPH (20120215)
Soraya Dalil Minister of Public Health MoPH (20120305 -20140930)
Suraya Dalil acting Minister (20140930)
acting Minister of Public Health Ahmad Jan Naim (20141209)
Firuzuddin Firuz (20150127, 2020329)


Deputy Minister of Public Health:
Nadera Hayat Nadera Hayat Borhani (20110317, 20110824)
Dr. Ahmad Jan Naeem Ahmad Jan Naim (20161009, 20171109)
Mrs. Diwa Samad (20181104) 23 years old Dewa Samad became the country's youngest-ever deputy minister when she was appointed to her post in the Health Ministry in October 2018.(20200416 fired)

Mamozai Zewar (20190310,20200416 fired)
Feda Muhammad Paikan (20171228,20180620, 20191015, 20200329, 20200416 fired)
Deputy director of health services: Dr. Wahid Majrooh (20200416) Wahidullah Majrooh survived an armed attack in Logar province on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
Deputy director of policy and plan: Dr. Bashir Ahmad Noormal (20200416)
Finance and administration: Dr. Shafiqullah Shahim (20200416)


Spokesman for Ministry of Public Health:
Noor Oghli Kargar (20100915),
Dr. Abdullah Fahim (20110329)
Dr. Wahidullah Mahyar Wahidullah Mayar (20150807)
Ismail Kawasi (20160420)
Kanishka Turkistani (20170117)

Chairman of central hospitals of public health ministry:
Dr. Sayed Kabir Amiri (20110126),

Head of Pharmaceutical Affairs at the Ministry of Public Health:
Abdulhafiz Quraishi (20121106)
Procurement head of the Public Health Ministry:
Sulaiman Saleh sacked (20151209)
Department Head:
Ahmad Fawad Osmani sacked because of corruption(20170117)

Health Manager at MoPH:
Mohammad Haqmal, born 1974,

2. Previous Functions:
Head of the Kapisa province health department
Advisor to the World Bank on health affair
Technical Deputy Minister of Health (200201-200412)
Medical Management and Research Courses Afghanistan (MMRC-A) Owner. (19890908)
Maiwand Bank, Member of Board of Supervisors
Minister of Public Health (2015012,

3. Biodata:
Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz Firuzuddin Firuz Fairozuddin Fairoz, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin, is an Afghan national and was born 1967 and hails from Panjshir. In 1982 he was admitted to the Medical Faculty of Kabul University. Following the successful completion of his medical studies Feroz started working with the people of Afghanistan, first in Baghlan province and then as the Public Health Director of Kapisa province.  He holds an MA (from the UK in leading and management of health affairs. He is a qualified and well experienced in the field of medicine. He had held various prestigious positions in the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan includes as a technical Deputy Minister of Health from Jan 2002 to Dec 2004 and also associated with the World Bank, Afghanistan on various projects. Ferozuddin Feroz had been elected by the share holders of the bank and inducted to the Board of Supervisors as an outsider of share holders to hold the position as member of Board of Supervisors for supervising the affairs of the bank in strict compliance of the Banking laws & regulations of Da Afghanistan Bank.

Feroz has been nominated by the CEO Dr. Abdullah as the Public Health Minister.(20150112). Wolesi Jirga gave vote of confidence to Nominee for the Ministry of Public Health Ferozuddin Feroz won with 170 votes, 54 against, 12 blank, and four invalid.(20150128)

He is the owner of Medical Management and Research Courses Afghanistan (MMRC-A) which received a controversial Government medical contract in Ghazni Province.(20151219)

Last Modified 2020-04-16
Established 2015-01-12