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.
On November 19, a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation within the energy sector between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources was signed by Acting Mission Director of USAID/Central Asia, David Brown and Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Usmonali Usmonzada.
USAID together with Mercy Corps and Tcell, launched Tajikistan’s first ever health messaging service called “mHealth.” The innovative service uses mobile technology to share important health information with women and their families through text messages, voice recordings, and an information hotline that women can call to ask additional questions related to health and nutrition.
United States Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection Nasim Olimov , U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Country Director Kathleen McDonald, and UNICEF Resident Representative Lucia Elmi presided over a ceremony to mark the donation of a stock of 900,000 doses of Oral Polio Vaccine to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection at the Republican Center for Immunoprophylaxis.
U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Deputy Chairman of the Agency of Irrigation and Amelioration Bakhrom Gaforov, and the Isfara Water Resource Management Department participated in a handover ceremony of irrigation machinery to communities in the Isfara district of Sughd Province. The U.S. government, through USAID’s Fostering Transboundary Cooperation on Small Watersheds in Central Asia project, is helping to build partnerships that foster transboundary cooperation among water management stakeholders in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Last updated: December 21, 2015