Global health news: HSPH alum leads Afghanistan public health ministry

Dr. Suraya Dalil, who graduated from HSPH with a master’s in health care management in 2005, serves as Acting Minister of Public Health in Afghanistan. Dalil, who attended medical school in Afghanistan in the late 1980s, returned to her native country after leaving HSPH to help rebuild the country’s war-torn health system.

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Harvard Public Health Review profile (June 2005)

Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health

HSPH Master of Public Health program