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USAID Delivers Polio Vaccine to Ministry of Health and Social Protection
July 9, 2015

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, July 9, 2015 – United States Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection Nasim Olimov , U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Country Director Kathleen McDonald, and UNICEF Resident Representative Lucia Elmi presided over a ceremony to mark the donation of a stock of 900,000 doses of Oral Polio Vaccine to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection at the Republican Center for Immunoprophylaxis.

Responding to a request from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, USAID worked together with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the Ministry to quantify the amount of vaccine needed.  USAID purchased the Oral Polio Vaccine through UNICEF procurement mechanisms. The value of the donation is approximately US$ 233,000.

Tajikistan had achieved the status of a polio-free country.  However, in 2010, Tajikistan experienced an outbreak of the disease following 13 years of no reported cases.  This donation of Oral Polio Vaccine will help ensure an effective, continuing routine immunization program to prevent a future outbreak.

U. S. Government Supports Early Grade Read Assessment Findings
December 11, 2014

U.S. Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Kathleen McDonald joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tojinisso Makhmadova, local education officials, teachers, and international organizations at the joint Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan and USAID Quality Reading Project presentation of the 2014 Early Grade Reading Assessment Baseline findings.

December 4, 2014

Таджикистан противостоит многим вызовам, таким как крайняя нищета, отсутствие продовольственной безопасности, низкая эффективность экономики, падающие показатели грамотности населения, высокий уровень безработицы и растущая заболеваемость туберкулёзом. Обладая крайне мобильным населением в 8 миллионов человек, Таджикистан является потенциальным каналом распространения заболеваний, приводящих к инвалидности, таких как туберкулёз с множественной лекарственной устойчивостью (МЛУ ТБ) и ВИЧ/СПИД.

U.S. Government and Aga Khan Foundation Partner to Further Development in Tajikistan
October 31, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 30, 2014 – United States Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Akbar Pesnani, the Aga Khan Development Network Resident Representative, signed a new global development alliance entitled Economic and Social Connections: A Multi-Input Area Development Financing Facility for Tajikistan to be implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF).

U.S. Government Delivers Small Medical Equipment for Rural Clinics in Khatlon, Tajikistan
October 2, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott presented medical equipment for the people of Khatlon region to Head of the Department of organization of health services for mothers and children, and family planning of Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population Dr. Sherali Rahmatulloev.  Representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Mercy Corps International participated in the ceremony along with representatives of Khatlon regional and district governments and district health center personnel.

U. S. Government Celebrates International Literacy Day
September 30, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, September 23, 2014 U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliot joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tojinisso Mahmadova, local education officials, teachers, and students as School No. 4 celebrated the 48th annual International Literacy Day in Danghara District of Khatlon Oblast.

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Laws of the Land Raise up Tajik Women Farmers

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In Tajikistan, Little Drops Make the River

Thursday, April 13, 2013
In Tajikistan, there is a familiar proverb: “In every drop of water, there is a grain of gold.” Water is the most precious resource in this mountainous, landlocked nation that is slightly smaller than Wisconsin.


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