Afghan Biographies

Dadfar, Azam, Dr. Mohammed

Name Dadfar, Azam, Dr. Mohammed
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth 1946
Function/Grade Ex -Minister
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Minister of Refugees and Repatriation (20040400-20041200)
Minister of Higher Education (2009-201001)
Acting Minister of Higher Education (2010 -   )

3. Biodata:
dadfar_azamDr. Mohammad Azam Dadfar (Psychiatrist), son of Haji Baba Jan Khan, was born in 1946 in Andkhoy. He graduated from Ghazi School in Kabul and earned his Medical Degree in 1973 from Kabul Medical Faculty. From 1973 to 1978, he served at Kabul University as a lecturer. In 1978, he was imprisoned in Pul-e-Charkhi Jail by the Communist backed regime and migrated to Pakistan in 1980, where he became an executive member of the afghan Doctors Union in Peshawar. In 1981, he went to Germany and worked their as a doctor. In 1985, he returned back to Peshawar and worked at the Treatment and Research Center of Mental Disorders for Afghans in Peshawar. From 1996 to 1998, he pursued advanced courses for a certificate program in Petersburg, Germany.

Dr. Dadfar speaks Pashto, Dari, Uzbek, German and English and also knows some Turkish.

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