Representatives of the governments of the United States, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, and the Aga Khan Development Network< www=""> 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.< />
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.
The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Aid (USAID), conducted a national training on tuberculosis (TB) for local journalists of television, radio, and print media March 15 – 17 in Tajikistan. The three-day training was organized and conducted by the USAID TB Control Program in close collaboration with the National TB Program, the National Centre for Healthy Lifestyle, and the Stop TB Partnership Coalition of Tajikistan.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) hosted a workshop titled Cost Benefit Analysis of Flour Fortification in Tajikistan in Dushanbe. Deputy Speaker of the Lower Chamber of Parliament of Tajikistan Mrs. Khayrinisso Yusufi, USAID/Tajikistan Country Director Ms. Katie McDonald, First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population Mrs. Saida Umarzoda, and Mrs. Dora Panagides, Senior Manager, Large-Scale Food Fortification/GAIN delivered remarks to open the workshop.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tuberculosis Control Program conducted a five-day workshop on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ENGAGE-TB approach to integrate community-based tuberculosis (TB) activities into the work of non-governmental and civil society organizations.
The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a new food security program that will operate in western Khatlon Province.
The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Central Asian Association of People Living with HIV (CAA PLHIV) convened the Second Regional Forum of People Living with HIV to support and strengthen the capacity of national organizations in Central Asia.
Last updated: April 16, 2016