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U.S. Government Provides 1.5 Million Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Tajikistan
July 25, 2021

The U.S. government provided Tajikistan with 1.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.  The vaccine doses represent humanitarian assistance from the United States for the people of Tajikistan and arrived on Monday, July 26.  This donation builds upon the $9 million in assistance the United States has provided to Tajikistan to combat COVID-19 since March 2020. The United States and Tajikistan are partners in controlling the pandemic.

July 23, 2021

Every obstetrician-gynecologist has one objective: to keep both mother and her baby healthy. Dr. Sohiba Abdurakhimova from Tajikistan is no different. She is in charge of the maternity ward of the central district hospital in Qubodiyon that serves as a referral facility for women with complicated pregnancies and births for the entire district and sees on average 5,000 births a year.

June 16, 2021

Thirty-three-year-old Sharifjon Sharipov lives in the Jomi district of southern Tajikistan with his wife and two children. The only wage earner in his family, Sharifjon spent much of the past nine years away from home. As a migrant laborer in Russia, he would spend six to nine months per year subsisting in a cramped apartment with six other labor migrants so that he could send money home. 

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June 4, 2021

From May 26 - June 4, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Central Asia Media Program held an introductory journalism skills training, an intensive five-day, online course for beginners, targeting individuals in rural geographies. USAID’s partner, Internews, organized the training in partnership with TBD Company from Kazakhstan and Khoma from Tajikistan. During the training that focused on strengthening journalism in rural Central Asia, 69 young professionals and students from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan learned about news content creation, fact-checking, and journalistic ethical standards.

June 4, 2021

This five-year, $20 million program expands the partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) to improve the quality of life for people in 16 districts of Tajikistan along the country’s border with Afghanistan in the Khatlon province and Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO).

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Last updated: July 27, 2021

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