Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life, and is integral part of the health care system. At Bost University this 3 year diploma is offered to qualify students and make them serve the community with knowledge and proficiency.


  • 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.


  • 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. ter access, expansion and facilitation for modern health education to the community.
  • 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.


  • Nursing graduates must be able to perform all nursing procedures in accordance with nursing standards.
  • Feel responsible for their profession.
  • Must be able to participate in all in-service and training courses during their professional career.
  • Participate actively in research projects in the nursing profession.
  • Benefit from the nursing process in providing nursing care to the community.
  • The therapeutic and practical achievements of the natural sciences, human psychiatry, and nursing should be used when caring for patients.
  • For professional development one should develop English language learning (because English is an international language).
  • Use administrative and leadership skills for better coordination and collaboration with other members of the health care team and for quality nursing care.

Nursing Competencies

  • In general, all nursing activities such as health promotion, disease prevention and care for the physically ill, care for the disabled and the mentally challenged throughout life and participation in all community health care.
  • Must be fully involved in health care as a member of a care team.
  • Participate in scientific research.
  • Nurse Training and supervising nursing assistants and health care providers.

Nursing Qualifications

  • Care should be taken according to the culture of the community.
  • Maintain patient privacy and immunity as a professional.
  • Respect for values, customs and religious beliefs.
  • Applying knowledge and skills about nursing in a practical way
  • Identify the values and beliefs that affect care.

Department Contact Info

Institute of Health ScienceĀ 

Ningarhar Road
Lashkargah, Helmand

034 200 0008

Sat – Thurs 8:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

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