Bishkek, July 9 / Kabar /. Kyrgyzstan received an offer to be one of the project participants in prevention of natural disasters using satellite technology, among 60 more countries. Chairman of the board of trustees of educational and scientific-industrial complex of International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) Asylbek Aidaraliev said during a press conference at Kabar Agency. "We have received such an offer. 60 countries have been already participating in this project.
Bishkek, June 3 / Kabar /. 95% of population in Kyrgyzstan vaccinated against measles and rubella. Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor Oleg Gorin said today at a press conference. According to his data, more than 2 million Kyrgyz citizens had immunization. "From the beginning of the year 20 thousand 670 suspected measles were registered in Kyrgyzstan. In order to stabilize the epidemiological situation of measles in all regions national immunization campaigns were conducted. Mass vaccination was carried out among those aged 1 to 20 years.
Bishkek, June 3 / Kabar /. Kyrgyzstan managed to localize outbreaks of measles and rubella. Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor Oleg Gorin said today at a press conference. The first case of measles was registered on May 12, 2014 in Chui oblast, it was imported from Kazakhstan. The outbreak started in late 2014. In general, there were more than 20 thousand cases of suspected measles and rubella. Through national immunization campaign against measles and rubella we could localize the outbreak. At the moment, 95% of the population have been vaccinated, said Oleg Gorin.
Bishkek, May 24 / Kabar /. Minister of Emergency Situations Kubatbek Boronov has arrived in Suzak region of Jalal-Abad oblast by the instruction of President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev to coordinate the rescue and reconstruction work after the landslide. Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Abdyrakhman Mamataliev also came to the area of the landslide.
Bishkek, May 12 / Kabar /. The first round of the national immunization campaign against measles in Kyrgyzstan has been successful. Chief doctor of the Center of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance of Bishkek Arthur Buyuklyanov said during the press conference at Kabar Agency.
"I can say for sure that the campaign was a success, it has led to good results and was effective. In this regard, the incidence of measles reduced in dozens of times," he said.
Bishkek, May 12 / Kabar /. The second round of the National Immunization Campaign against measles and rubella has begun in Kyrgyzstan, director of the center for immunization Joldosh Kalipov said during the press conference at Kabar Agency.
Bishkek, May 4 / Kabar /. The second phase of measles immunization will be held in Jalal-Abad from 12 to 23 May. Director of the center for immunization Joldosh Kalilov said during a meeting with Minister of Health Talantbek Batyraliev. According to the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, during the meeting they discussed readiness for measles vaccination in the southern region of the republic. According to data as of May 1, 2015, 1 thousand 787 cases of suspected cases of measles registered in Jalal-Abad oblast.
Osh, April 15 / Kabar /. 94 children infected with measles in Osh in the first quarter of 2015. Head physician of the sanitary-epidemiological center of Osh Uulkan Karataeva told. According to her data, 77 of them are infants under 1 year and 17 children aged 1 to 4 years. At the moment, special teams are formed in Osh to vaccinate children. Recall that recently in the city of Osh 23 medical students of Osh State University were infected with measles and were hospitalized.
In response to a large-scale measles outbreak, Kyrgyzstan will initiate a mass measles vaccination campaign on 16 March 2015, targeting over 2 million people aged 1–20 years in the country. The outbreak, which began in early 2014, has caused over 11 300 suspected cases to date and continues to increase by 120–250 suspected cases every day. The first phase of the campaign focuses on 7–20-year-olds in the capital city of Bishkek and in Chui Oblast, which are the age group and areas most affected.
In a follow-up to report 10 days ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that between 1 January 2014 and 1 March 2015, WHO received notification of over 23,000 cases of measles in the WHO European Region. The most affected country is Kyrgyzstan with over 7,000 cases reported in just the first seven weeks of 2015. Significant numbers of measles cases have also been reported in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and Serbia.
Bishkek, February 17 / Kabar /. 291 people have been hospitalized in Bishkek because of measles. Chief doctor of the Republican Hospital for Infectious Diseases Gulzhigit Aaliev told the correspondent of Kabar Agency. Measles outbreak has begun in Kyrgyzstan in December 2014. The epidemiological situation of measles is under the control of the Ministry of Health. The Ministry reports that, national immunization of the population against measles among those aged from 1 year to 20 years will start in the country in March.
Bishkek, January 30 / Kabar /.
Osh, January 26 / Kabar /. Seven cases of suspected measles registered in the city of Osh from 19 to 22 January. Acting chief physician of the state sanitary-epidemiological center Aichurok Keldibekova said at a meeting of the city of Osh city leaders. The most of them are children. Measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the disease in all schools, kindergartens, said Keldibekova. The Osh Mayor’s Office formed a headquarters to prevent the spread of the disease.
Bishkek, January 24 / Kabar /. UNICEF is ready to provide assistance to the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread of measles.
Bishkek, January 19 / Kabar /. The situation with measles in Kyrgyzstan is critical, if necessary, we will introduce quarantine. Vice Prime Minister Damira Niyazalieva told today during a meeting with journalists. "We have recently discussed the issue of introducing quarantine in schools. But the Ministry of Health proposed not to introduce it. To date, sooner vaccination of children is necessary. Doctors are working closely with schools, and preventive work with children will be carried out. Parents should take measures to prevent the disease.
Bishkek, October 11 / Kabar /. A two-day meeting of experts of emergency departments of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan is held in Bishkek.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the sides discussed joint responses to possible disasters of transboundary nature and developed a unified response plan of emergency actions and discussed steps of coordination with related government agencies.
Bishkek, May 31 / Kabar /. 88 emergencies have been registered in Kyrgyzstan in January- April 2014. Minister Emergency Situations Kubatbek Boronov told at a meeting of the board on the results of work of the MES for 4 months in 2014. According to his data, 45 avalanches, 5 floods, 6 strong winds, 4 large fires, heavy snowfall , 2 rockfalls, 2 collapse of buildings, 1 lightening, 1 explosion, 8 infections and infestations, 3 mudslides.
Bishkek, January 9 / Kabar /. 214 emergencies were registered in Kyrgyzstan since the beginning of 2013 in 2012 - 449. The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports.
160 of them of natural character ( in 2012 - 391): avalanches - 39, strong winds – 27, earthquake - 1 , an ice jams - 3, landslides - 9, blizzard - 1 mudslide – 65, hails – 4, rockfalls - 3, snowfalls - 4, frosts- 1, lightening - 2 , the collapse of rocks - 1;
29 manmade ( 2012 - 37) : 27 - fires, 2 – air accidents;