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December 17, 2014

Six teams of young people from Kyrgyz orphanages and boarding schools will dance in a flash mob, titled “Gift,” in Bishkek on December 19 to draw attention to the concerns of youth living in residential facilities, and as a means of social expression and development.  The flash mob will take place at the Bishkek Park Trade Center, 148, Kievskaya St., from 13:00 to 14:00.

The 90 young people participating have taken classes for the past two years under the Jasa.kg program, an initiative of the International Youth Foundation (IYF) with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  The dance component of Jasa.kg is designed to promote self-esteem, personal development, and social skills for youth living in residential facilities.

The teams will perform dances expressing friendship, love, freedom, peace, and joy.  For the finale, the teams will all perform together and hand out balloons containing wishes on slips of paper to the crowd.

August 28, 2014

Through the Afghanistan Trade and Revenue (ATAR) Project, USAID assists Kyrgyz Customs, Ministry of Economy, as well as business accociations, freightforwarder unions, customs brokers and other private sector representatives by supporting pro-trade reforms and efforts for increased regional cooperation.

August 28, 2014

The goal of the project is to improve stewardship and governance of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and national bodies to increase efficiency and equitable access to services that prevent and control TB and M/XDR-TB in Kyrgyzstan.

August 28, 2014

USAID Dialogue on HIV and TB Project is a five-year regional program aimed at reducing the spread of the HIV and tuberculosis (TB) epidemics in Central Asia by improving health behaviors among most-at-risk populations (MARPs): people who inject drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men, people living with HIV/AIDS; prisoners and migrants.

August 28, 2014

The USAID TB CARE I program, implemented in Kyrgyzstan by KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, is designed to assist the Kyrgyz Republic in implementation of the National Tuberculosis Program and provides assistance in the following technical areas: universal access to care, laboratory quality, infection control, programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis and monitoring and evaluation. Key interventions include updating TB control policies to be in line with modern international standards, building the capacity of local care providers to deliver a high quality of care, and providing mentoring and supervisory support to partners in the application of effective modern TB control practices nationwide.

August 28, 2014

The USAID Quality Health Care Project (QHCP) is a five-year program to improve the health status of Central Asians by building the capacity of public health systems, institutionalizing quality improvement methodologies at all levels of health services management, and empowering communities to respond to health needs. The Quality Project provides technical assistance, training, equipment and commodities to improve management, financing, and implementation of health services related to tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and maternal and child health services and other public health threats.

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USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.

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Last updated: December 17, 2014

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