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Focal Point Information

Organization/agency name (Full name):
Public Nutrtion Department of MoPH
Contact person name:
Dr.Ahmadwali Aminee
Physical full address:
Wazir Akbarkhan Hospital compund , Kabul Afghanistan
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Country introduction
Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in the heart of Asia. The medicine and food board is established recently and also food committee is functioning under the board. The committee is responsible to develop the regulations, policies, protocols and guidelines on food safety and quality, to date a number of documents are under process to be finalized. The food law and environmental health regulation are also under process in ministry of justice to finalize by the parliament and cabinet of the government.By completion of relevant document, relevant department of the MoPH will conduct food safety assessment.
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Stacked events
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Production and trade
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LLP/AP incidents
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Labelling requirement
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