Director of Palliative Care Program (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) 114 views

Job Description:

Palliative Medicine is a medical specialty focused on improving quality of life for people with serious or terminal illnesses. It does this by treating pain and other symptoms, working with patients and families to make medical decisions, and caring for patients both in medical settings and in homes. The doctor must be trained and have experience in providing palliative care in various settings.  

About Global Partners:



Global Partners is an international Non Government Organization (NGO) based in the United Kingdom that carries out humanitarian projects worldwide. Global Partners was formed in 1991 with the objectives of advancing education and relieving poverty.


Global Partners has been involved in relief work in more than 20 countries around the world and has continuing development projects in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and China to identify and evaluate the greatest needs of the people we serve. Alongside local partners, we attempt to eliminate obstacles and elevate the abilities and success of communities.


We partner with individuals to create stronger communities and more sustainable economic, health, and educational systems.


Global Partners maintains a broad base of donors and receives funding from:

• Government donors
• Corporations
• Foundations
• Charitable groups
• Businesses
• Private individuals

Global Partners never solicits funds from countries in which Global Partners is working.  Global Partners (UK) is a registered British charity (1009755) and welcomes funding from all sources, provided such funding falls within the stated objectives of advancing education and relieving poverty.


Global Partners works in the areas of community development, education and training, health improvement, emergency relief, and refugee assistance.


Job Requirements:

This doctor will work with the Faizabad director and the Badakhshan Medical project coordinator to develop a program of training and practice in palliative care. They will work with the local ministry of public health and provincial hospital to implement this practice with local physicians. This care will likely take place in homes, with the doctor making visits to the homes of patients to treat them in chronic and/or terminal cases.  The work will be with the families of the ill patients and other doctors to help treat them.  We are requesting a Doctor of Medicine and prefer a specialty in Palliative Care.

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