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29 Sep 2017 description

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573 Armenia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Kyrgyzstan certified malaria-free

578 Malaria elimination: report from the inaugural global forum of countries with potential to eliminate malaria by 2020

586 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-August 2017

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573 Arménie, Maldives, Sri Lanka et Kirghizistan certifiés exempts de paludisme

578 Elimination du paludisme: rapport du forum mondial inaugural des pays en mesure d’éliminer le paludisme d’ici à 2020

19 Sep 2017 description

Vienna, Austria, September 19, 2017. The 160th Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved nearly US$250 million of new development funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.

05 Jul 2017 description

New Report Reveals Governments are Failing to Prioritize Tuberculosis, the World's Deadliest Infectious Disease

27 Jun 2017 description

WHO/Europe, in collaboration with partners, has developed a blueprint for a people-centred model of tuberculosis (TB) care that shifts care closer to people and communities. This entails moving towards ambulatory treatment and care, strengthening services involving primary care, and better integrating care across various providers, levels and settings within health systems.

21 Jun 2017 description

Twenty-three health professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan were trained on management and coordination of large-scale emergencies that require a response from medical teams. This is the first Emergency Medical Team (EMT) training for this part of the WHO European Region and took place in Astana, Kazakhstan on 16–17 May 2017.

22 May 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030

Summary

17 May 2017 description

During January, February, March and April 2017, the ICRC delegation in Kyrgyzstan continued assisting victims of violence, visiting detainees and providing improved access to basic health care. We also helped the Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan boost its capacity to respond to violence and other emergencies, to restore family links and to promote fundamental humanitarian values

Here is an overview of our work from January to April 2017.

Improving the treatment of detainees:

14 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

BISHKEK/JALAL-ABAD, Kyrgyzstan, 12 April 2017 – To improve child and mother survival, UNICEF and the Ministry of Health continue the implementation of the project “For Advancing Peace through Enhanced Maternal and Child Healthcare in Conflict-prone Regions” funded by the Government of Japan.

06 Feb 2017 description

118 hospitals in 7 countries in the WHO European Region were assessed using the WHO Hospital Safety Index tool in 2015¬–2016. Altogether, 93 experts – including doctors, civil and maintenance engineers and emergency planning experts – from 14 European and 6 non-European countries were trained.

30 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2017, children in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) will face continued risks related to armed conflicts, economic stagnation and political and social instability. In eastern Ukraine, children are facing the consequences of a three-year conflict that is overwhelming social services and protection systems. In Turkey, unprecedented numbers of refugee, migrant and other highly vulnerable children are challenging the capacities of government services.

10 Nov 2016 description

New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ Calls for Collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’*

12 Oct 2016 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

29 Jul 2016 description

Argentina - A new study released today (29 July) by IOM and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine offers new insight into the experiences of migrants in situations of labour exploitation, including trafficked persons, in the commonly under-regulated sectors of textiles, mining and construction.

11 May 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 69/325.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2015

Summary

21 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Low public spending, ineffective social protection policies and programmes are hampering progress for children in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

GENEVA, 20 April 2016 — Children who are falling furthest behind in society benefit the most when countries invest in more effective social protection, according to a new UNICEF Report launched today.

26 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Kyrgyzstan is one of the 24 low middle-income countries and 64 countries in the world that has reached the goal on decreasing child mortality by more than two thirds since 1990. According to UNICEF’s global report, “Promise renewed” the mortality of children has decreased from 65 per 1,000 livebirths in 1990 to 21 per 1,000 live births in 2015. The annual rate has decreased by 4.5%.

04 Dec 2015 description

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Osh oblast (province) of the Kyrgyz Republic on 17 November 2015 causing mostly damageto houses. In total six districts were affected: Alay, Aravan, Chong-Alay, Kara-Kulja, Kara-Suu, and Ozgon,. The epicenter was registered in Karasu district . Several aftershocks followed over the next few days, the biggest of which had a magnitude of 5.1M registered on 20 November 2015 at 10:45. Based on results of Ministry of Emergency Situations’ (MoES) damage assessment over 3 000 houses damaged and more than 16 000 people affected in 6 districts of Osh region.