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November 5, 2015

An award ceremony for the best journalism on issues related to tuberculosis (TB) will take place on November 6, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the Republican Scientific Medical Library in Bishkek (Togolok Moldo, 1, int. Moskovskaya). The ceremony will conclude a seven-month competition among the media organized by the Ministry of Health and the National TB Center with support from the USAID Defeat TB project.  The goal of the competition is to increase public awareness of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of TB in Kyrgyzstan.

The contest commission received 105 submissions from 27 journalists, including online and print articles, talk shows, and televised news reports. The submissions were evaluated by a team of specialists from the National and Bishkek TB Centers, the media community, the National SES services, the Kyrgyzstan Family Group Physicians & Nurses Association, and the USAID Defeat TB project.

Ambassador Gwaltney at Chabrets Cattle Farm
October 9, 2015

The cattle farm in Chui oblast is one of the farms that received 50 heads of purebred Angus cattle and modern agricultural machinery valued at $1 million as part of the special program, administered in close cooperation with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. The farm is repaying the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic for the equipment and cattle under a special long-term loan arrangement.

September 30, 2015
With USAID as a catalyst, the five countries of Central Asia had to undergo a dramatic transformation not only in the structure of their health care systems, but also in the very way that they thought about health care. The institutions, processes, and the citizens of Central Asia have evolved to a degree that would have been difficult to imagine back in 1994.
Participants of the training
September 8, 2015

Fifteen fourth and fifth year student-clinicians from six law schools of Kyrgyzstan took part in the Academy of Human Rights which took place on August 24-27 in Issyk-Kul. During the summer school students learned about human rights issues within national legal framework and strengthened their professional skills in protecting rights and interests of clients in legal proceedings. The training was organized by ABA ROLI as part of USAID’s “Support to the Kyrgyzstani Legal Defense Community Program”.

Training participants
September 4, 2015

On August 24-26, 2015 PF “AIDS Foundation East-West” (AFEW) organized a training for 20 penal medical staff of the State Service on Penalty Execution of the KR on HIV testing and counseling. The participants learned about the new national clinical protocol on HIV testing and counseling.

September 4, 2015

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