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April 3, 2020

Ruzigul Mamatkulova is a nurse at a primary health center in Muminobod of the Khatlon province, a village in the Nosiri Khusrav district in Tajikistan. She had never thought about the importance of latrines at medical facilities until the USAID-funded Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity organized a health fair for patients from the surrounding villages. The activity is working to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions in the Khatlon district. It integrates quality maternal, newborn, and child health care at the family, community, clinical, and national levels, with an emphasis on nutrition, sanitation, and hygiene.

March 17, 2020

Abdukarim Muzaffarov began working in the family dairy processing business, also called Muzaffarov in 2014, when he was 26. Muzaffarov is a small enterprise based in the Panj district of southern Tajikistan, just north of the Afghanistan border, and was established by his father, a local entrepreneur, Muzaffarov Safarbek, in 2011.

The U.S. Government Provides Personal Protective Equipment and Assistance Funds to Tajikistan in Response to Coronovirus
March 12, 2020

Acting Country Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Tajikistan Ms. Katherine Owens, and World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office Head, Dr. Galina Perfilieva, handed over personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan at a ceremony in Dushanbe today as part of the United States’ assistance to Tajikistan to prepare for any potential spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

March 12, 2020

With misinformation increasingly spread through digital media, the USAID-funded Access to Information (A2I) Program is committed to helping audiences in Central Asia understand how to discern true information from false. As young people most actively use digital media for communication and information consumption, they are a key target group.

In February and March 2019, the Access to Information program partnered with U.S. Embassies and the American Corners in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan to deliver a training of trainers to volunteer citizens. The goal was to develop a pool of young media literacy trainers who could then provide practical sessions on media and digital literacy, critical thinking, and fact-checking exercises to interested audiences in their home communities.

USAID and Eurasia Foundation Partner to Strengthen Civil Society in Central Asia
February 26, 2020

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia, which will be implemented by Eurasia Foundation (www.eurasia.org). The five-year, $18 million initiative will support citizens of Central Asia to cultivate a vibrant and responsive civil society throughout the region and strengthen a new generation of leaders in the sector.

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