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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 12:45am

July 19, 2022 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is working on making society more accessible and comfortable for people with hearing difficulties living in Turkmenistan.

Today, USAID’s Governance Support Program, in partnership with the Blind and Deaf Society of Turkmenistan and with support from the Embassy of Malaysia in Turkmenistan, concluded a month-long educational program, designed to improve the skills of sign language interpreters from across Turkmenistan.  The training course, held by national and international experts, will support the government of Turkmenistan’s accessibility and inclusivity goals for those with hearing impairments.  The course, which consisted of 271 class hours, trained 12 interpreters.

USAID provides medical equipment
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over medical equipment to 12 healthcare facilities in the Syrdarya, to assist the region in its fight against tuberculosis (TB).  Representatives of the USAID Mission to Uzbekistan, National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Center, and the Syrdarya Regional Health Administration participated in the ceremony.  The equipment, including electronic thermometers, stethoscopes, tonometers, and otoscopes, will help healthcare providers in the region deliver efficient and timely care, provide rapid diagnosis, and treat patients with chronic illnesses.

Screenshot of participants at the virtual event
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:00pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Partnership for Innovation Program teamed up with PartnersGlobal to facilitate a week-long virtual exchange on ‘Good Governance and Civic Engagement’ that began today. Participants include members of Public Councils, State Administration, Parliament, and civil society organizations from Uzbekistan and the United States.

Participants of the Media Eduthon 2020 in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 4:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Central Asia Media Program kicked off the second annual MediaCAMP Eduthon 2021, an innovative seminar on media and digital literacy. The virtual event gathers university professors, schoolteachers, media trainers, and experts in the field of media and digital literacy from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Over the course of five days, with mentorship from international and local media and digital experts, participants will team up and develop projects on interactive teaching of media and digital literacy to various populations using digital tools.

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