Afghan Biographies

Majrooh, Wahid Dr.

Name Majrooh, Wahid Dr.
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1985
Function/Grade Ex Minister
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:

Minister of Public Health appointed and acting (20210129 - 20210921)

3. Biodata:
Dr. Wahid Majrooh Waheed Majroh  was born to an religious family in 1985 in the Shindand district of Herat province. After graduation from high school, he was admitted to the Medical Faculty of Herat University and graduated with a degree of MD in 2008. In 2017, he received his first master's degree in political science and subsequently in the same year, he was admitted to his second master's degree program in Global Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

He is a technical adviser, international relations director, spokesperson, and senior international relations adviser to the Minister of Public Health. He has worked in different senior management positions with International Aid and Diplomatic agencies. As a youth entrepreneur, Dr. Wahid Majrooh has established Creative Youth Private School, Creative Youth Private Preschool and recently the first high tech Mother and Fetal Diagnostic center “AfMed Superspeciality Ultrasound Clinic” in Kabul, Afghanistan. He served as the Regional Chairman of the Independent Elections Commission in the western zone in 2008, as the Regional Director of the US Ambassador’s Programs for Gender Equality in the country from 2009-2011 and for two years as Political Advisor to the US Consul and Ambassador to Afghanistan.

The acting minister of Public health Dr. Wahid Majroh has been appointed as deputy executive board director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for three years .(20210518)

He speaks Pashtu, Dari and English.

Last Modified 2022-04-21
Established 2021-01-29