Institute of Health Science (Midwife)

A midwife is a health professional who cares for mothers and newborns around childbirth, a specialization known as midwifery. The education and training for a midwife is similar to that of a nurse, in contrast to obstetricians and primatologists who are physicians

Decades of conflict and instability have disrupted Afghanistan’s basic health infrastructure. Women in particular have suffered from a lack of access to health services. As a consequence, maternal mortality among Afghan women is extremely high, therefore, Bost University feels and understand the importance of Midwife and to train professionals to make sure women in Afghanistan get access to professional health experts.

The Mission
-> Based on modern accepted standards in the health sector and demands for the time offering professional and talented graduates to the community.
-> Providing better access, expansion and facilitation for modern health education to the community.
-> To Develop transparency, development and professional empowerment in the field of health education by applying academic norms, focusing on professionalism, and expanding capabilities.
-> By providing professional cadres and high potentials to participate in addressing the existing health problems and needs of the community in the scientific and professional fields.

The Vision
-> To be known one of the leading, accredited, standardized and well-established educational institutions of the modern healthcare institutes in accordance with the needs and aspirations of the contemporary in Afghanistan.
-> To establish a wide range of academic relationships and collaborations with reputable and renowned healthcare institutes around the world as a credible educational institution in accordance with the well-adapted international academic norms.
-> To have a leading and significant role in the social, cultural, health and educational fields in the country.
-> To play an important role in reducing maternal and child mortality rates in the country and especially Helmand Province.

Course Syllabus

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Semester 1
Subject Name
Periods
Type of Subject
Semester 2
Subject Name
Periods
Type of Subject
1
Fundamentals of Midwifery
4
Professional
1
Module 1
2
Professional
2
Anatomy
5
Professional
2
Module 2
2
Professional
3
Science
2
Professional
3
Module 3
3
Professional
4
Public Health
2
Professional
4
Module 4
2
Professional
5
Microbiology
2
Professional
5
Terminology
1
Optional
6
Computer
1
Optional
6
Nutrition
2
Professional
7
English
1
Optional
7
Special Anatomy
3
Professional
8
Islamic Subject
1
Optional
8
Pharmacology
3
Professional
Total Periods
18
Total Periods
18
Semester 3
Subject Name
Periods
Type of Subject
Semester 4
Subject Name
Periods
Type of Subject
1
Module 5
3
Professional
1
Module 16
6
Professional
2
Module 6
2
Professional
2
Module 17
5
Professional
3
Module 7
2
Professional
3
Module 18
4
Professional
4
Module 8
2
Professional
4
Module 19
1
Professional
5
Module 9
2
Professional
5
Exit Preparation
2
Optional
6
Module 10
1
Professional
7
Module 11
1
Professional
8
Module 12
1
Professional
9
Module 13
2
Professional
10
Module 14
2
Professional
Total Periods
18
Total Periods
18