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The fundamental objective of this collaborative study is to develop a thorough and systematic assessment of the contribution of both seasonal snow and glaciers to the water resources originating across the Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Pamir and Tien Shan mountain ranges, referred to here as High Asia. These mountain ranges are located within the countries of Bhutan, Nepal, China, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. These countries, containing the headwaters of the Brahmaputra, Ganges, Indus, Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers, all possess significant snow and ice resources. The amount, timing and spatial patterns of snow and ice melt play key roles in providing water for downstream irrigation, hydropower generation and general consumption. Water security in such high-altitude regions of the world is par-ticularly sensitive to climate change because of the significant role of snow and glaciers.

Проект направлен на повышение конкурентоспособности кыргызстанских компаний путем оказания технической помощи для увеличения объемов их продаж.

A high-level U.S. Government (USG) delegation travels to West Africa to assess the EVD response and liaise with stakeholders  U.S. President Barack H. Obama lauds ongoing USG efforts to respond to EVD in West Africa
A 65-person U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) team arrives in Monrovia, Liberia, to support the USG response to the EVD outbreak. The first contingent of Cuban health workers arrive in Guinea.

Проект направлен на профилактику ВИЧ-инфекции среди ключевых групп населения, находящихся в заключении и освободившихся из мест лишения свободы, через повышение доступа к качественным услугам по профилактике ВИЧ-инфекции, лечению, уходу и поддержке.

Целью пятилетнего проекта USAID «Победим туберкулез» является снижение бремени туберкулеза в Кыргызской Республике. Проект направлен на предотвращение распространения лекарственно-устойчивой формы туберкулеза, поддержку равноправного доступа к качественным услугам по туберкулезу для уязвимых групп населения и укрепление системы здравоохранения.

USAID’s Defeat TB Project is a five-year endeavor designed to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the Kyrgyz Republic. Its implementation limits the development of drug-resistant strains of the disease, supports equitable access to quality health care for vulnerable groups, and strengthens the national healthcare system.

The project works to prevent HIV among key populations in detention and post-detention settings by increasing access to quality HIV-related services for people who inject drugs (PWID) and people living with HIV (PLHIV) in accordance with the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal.

The four-year project strengthens competitiveness of Kyrgyz businesses by providing firm, sector-level sales and technical assistance.

The U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) announced the official end to the EVD outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal on October 17 and 20, respectively, after both countries completed two 21-day cycles without an additional reported case.  CDC supported the governments of Nigeria and Senegal with epidemiological surveillance as part of the countries’ successful response efforts.

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah is traveling to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Senegal from October 13–17 to meet with national and local officials, aid organizations, and staff coordinating the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. USAID is helping coordinate the USG’s whole-of-government response to the EVD outbreak that leverages broad expertise and personnel from several federal departments and agencies, including DoD, Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of State, and CDC. On October 14, in Monrovia, Liberia, Administrator Shah announced nearly $142 million in USAID humanitarian activities to support the EVD response. The USAID activities in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone include construction and support of EVD treatment units (ETUs), critical training for health care workers (HCWs), and social messaging and mobilization.

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Last updated: September 26, 2022

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