The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population recognized journalists for best media stories covering tuberculosis (TB) during an award ceremony in Dushanbe on September 23, 2016. The ceremony was conducted in partnership with the National Center for Healthy Lifestyle.
The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a new five-year USAID Central Asia HIV flagship project that will operate in Dushanbe, its surrounding areas, and the Sughd province. U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard and Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population in Tajikistan, Navruz Jafarov, opened the event which was attended by government officials, donor representatives, and other stakeholders.
The USAID Land Reform and Farm Restructuring Project hosted an event in Dushanbe to celebrate the completion of this three-year project aimed at strengthening land-use rights to help create a land market in Tajikistan. U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard and Chairman of the State Land Committee Ahmadzoda opened the event attended by donor representatives, government officials, and other stakeholders.
U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard and Chairperson of the Committee for Women’s and Family Affairs at the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Qosimzoda Idigul Tagho welcomed participants of the Women and Water Forum. In this forum, more than 120 partners and beneficiaries of USAID’s Local Governance Project actively discussed how rural women can and should take part in the decision making process regarding the supply and management of drinking water. They also debated gender policy and participation of neighborhood committees in relation to delivery and management of water infrastructure projects.
Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 31, 2016 – Representatives of the governments of the United States, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, and the Aga Khan Development Network met to commemorate the connection of two villages in Afghanistan to the electricity grid of Tajikistan’s Pamir Energy Open Joint Stock Company. Nearly 100 members of the local community gathered to celebrate the occasion.
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On May 6, 2016, the USAID Land Reform and Farm Restructuring Project hosted a conference to discuss implementation of a newly established law regarding farms in Tajikistan.
U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard joined First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Rahmatullo Mirboboev, local education officials, and teachers in kicking off a massive book donation campaign to commemorate World Book Day. Ambassador Millard and First Deputy Minister Mirboboev awarded prizes to winners of a reading competition among school children at the event.
Together with the Government of Tajikistan, the United States government launched a national information and education campaign dedicated to World TB Day at Kokhi Jomi Hall in Dushanbe. An audience of approximately 400 people witnessed speeches and music delivering messages about TB prevention, stigma, and discrimination.
Last updated: October 24, 2016