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Saturday, December 18, 2021 - 11:30am

December 17, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a capstone event to mark the achievements made by its Local Health System Sustainability (LHSS) COVID-19 response activity. LHSS, which was implemented by Abt Associates Incorporated., and launched at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020. The LHSS activity supported a coordinated national emergency response led by the Ministry of Health and helped build the resilience of the health system against future shocks.

Through the LHSS activity, USAID provided over $4.46 million in assistance to the Government of Uzbekistan. This included $2.22 million for testing and diagnostics for COVID-19; capacity building of healthcare workers; strengthening epidemiological surveillance; supply chain management; and intensive care case management of COVID-19 patients. USAID also provided an additional $2.23 million in supplies delivered to support the COVID-19 emergency response. These included rapid testing-PCR machines for COVID-19 testing that were extremely critical in the early days of the pandemic in Uzbekistan.

USAID Uzbekistan Commemorates International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:00am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held the “International Cooperation in Promoting Gender Equality” conference. The event brought together approximately 100 representatives from Uzbekistan’s Parliament and various national and international institutions, including experts from civil society organizations and academia. The conference discussed best practices in promoting gender equality, including methods to prevent gender-based violence and to strengthen the role of women in public life, as well as the effects of the implementation of new gender legislation in Uzbekistan, such as the Gender Equality Law and the Law on Protection from Gender-Based Violence, both adopted in 2019.

USAID launches EGRA/EGMA assessment in Uzbekistan
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly with the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan will be administering the National Early Grade Reading and Early Grade Mathematics Assessments (EGRA and EGMA) from November 15 to December 7, 2021. This collaboration between USAID and the Ministry marks the first time ever that a national standardized assessment of this scale has been attempted in Uzbekistan.

Medical equipment handover in Ferghana
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:45am

Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over medical equipment to healthcare facilities in Ferghana to assist the region in its fight against tuberculosis (TB).  Representatives of the USAID Mission to Uzbekistan, National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Center, and the Ferghana Regional Health Administration participated in the ceremony.  The equipment, valued about $150,000, including electronic thermometers, stethoscopes, tonometers, and otoscopes, will help healthcare providers in the region deliver efficient and timely care, provide rapid diagnosis, and treat patients with chronic illnesses.

TB conference
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:30pm

Today, the fifth international conference on integrated tuberculosis (TB) control in Central Asia opened in Tashkent. The three-day event is organized by the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan, and the Republican Specialized Scientific and Practical Medical Center for Phthisiology and Pulmonology, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), World Health Organization, KfW development bank, and the Stop TB Partnership.

women's summit
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 1:45pm

Today, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a Women’s Summit entitled, ‘The Power of Women: Growth Trends of Post-Pandemic and Beyond’ for women leaders, entrepreneurs, women-owned small-and-medium-sized enterprises, activists, influencers, bloggers, women-led business associations, and relevant non-government organizations.

USAID and Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture sign MOU
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan agreed today to expand collaboration to support agricultural development in Uzbekistan. USAID, represented by Mission Director Mikaela Meredith, and the Ministry of Agriculture, represented by Minister Jamshid Khodjaev, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect on August 20, 2021. The objective of the memorandum is to strengthen the cooperation between the agencies in promotion of agricultural development through USAID’s recently launched Agribusiness Development activity.

DOAG Amendment
Friday, August 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the procurement of the licenses of two school textbook series developed by international publishing companies to the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan. Worth $10 million, the series consist of Information and Communications Technology student textbooks and teacher guides for grades 5-11 as well as English as a Foreign Language student textbooks, workbooks and teacher guides for grades 1-11. 

Blue heart image
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia program, implemented by Winrock International, and its partners from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan have launched a digital campaign to raise public awareness about human trafficking and measures to identify and avoid being trafficked. The campaign will conclude on July 30, World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

ADA call
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 12:45pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Agribusiness Development activity established the “Agribusiness Development Fund” and announced a request for concept papers from private domestic agribusinesses to strengthen the value-chain of agricultural products, increasing sales, creating new jobs, and accessing new markets. 


Last updated: January 04, 2022

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