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Last updated: March 29, 2021

March 29, 2021

Alisa Massaleva, 41, is a seasoned journalist from Shymkent, South Kazakhstan. She’s been a reporter for over two decades and has worked for a regional newspaper, Yuzhnyi Kazakhstan, for 15 years.

March 26, 2021

Dr. Adenov Malik Moldabekovich is the Director of Kazakhstan’s National TB Program. Since graduating from the Almaty Medical University in 1994, he has dedicated his career to Kazakhstan’s fight against TB.

March 1, 2021

Jamila Asanova was 21 years old when Kazakhstan became an independent country. “Kazakhstan was one of the first countries in the Soviet Union where students came together in the central square in Alma-Ata, the then capital of the country, to demand independence. This was in 1986, five years before independence,” said Jamila. 

February 22, 2021

Kazakhstan is among the 30 countries in the world with the highest burden of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). It is elusive and expensive to treat. USAID’s focus has therefore been on introducing new, more effective drugs, shorter treatment regimes, and shortening diagnosis to treatment time.

February 12, 2021

In the internet-age, media and digital literacy has become incredibly important the world over, as people across the globe increasingly rely on the internet for the news and other important information and updates that impact their lives. This is especially true in the era of COVID-19, where businesses and education alike currently take place online, and many societies are still adjusting to life and interactions almost exclusively conducted online. Determining what sources are trustworthy, what news is most truthful, and what videos have not been altered, has never been more important than in today’s polarized environment.