This study was conducted by Doris Burtscher on behalf of the MSF Vienna Evaluation Unit.

This report provides an analysis of women’s sexual and reproductive health, their perception of and access to maternal health care services in Khost province, Afghanistan. MSF-OCB is focusing on women with direct obstetric complications to achieve a reduction in sexual and reproductive health related mortality and morbidity among the population of Khost province. The main objective of this study is to assess if there are additional factors that need to be included or changed in the Medical Strategy for 2016 and the Health Promotion Strategy for 2016 in order to reach the project objectives for 2016.