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$3 to $17 per dollar

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Development of National Strategy and Action Plan is Important Step in Validation of HIV Elimination in Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, mother-to-child transmission rate of HIV decreased from 3.4% in 2014 to 0.37% according to the Ministry of Health. This was mentioned at the first national meeting of the Working Group which will lead a process of preparation to the validation process of eliminating transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child.

UNICEF and National University of Uzbekistan, with assistance from University of Columbia, forge partnership to create a new cadre of social workers for Uzbekistan

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education and the National University of Uzbekistan launched a new programme to expand and professionalize the training of social workers in the country.

Listening to the Voice of Youth for Social Development in Uzbekistan

TASHKENT, 5 June 2018 – United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan and FE “COSCOM” LLC (“Ucell” trade mark), part of Telia Company telecommunication group signed a new partnership agreement to provide a platform to youth in Uzbekistan for expressing their views.  

International Children’s Day: Early Moments Matter In conversation with Sascha Graumann, UNICEF Representative in Uzbekistan

Today is International Children’s Day – a day to mark commitment to protect all disadvantaged children. This day is celebrated in many countries in the world. Sascha Graumann, UNICEF’s Representative in Uzbekistan discusses why early years of a child’s life are most critical for life long development.

Paving the Way Forward for the Education Sector Plan 2018-2022

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan convened a meeting of the Local Education Group chaired by Ulugbek Inoyatov, Minister of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Local Education Group (LEG) consisting of representatives from education ministries and institutions as well as from International Development Partners discussed various issues and the way forward in developing a comprehensive medium-term sector development plan for improving the equitable access to quality education at all levels.

Leyli calls. Vaccines Work. Protected together.

Leyli is a well-known singer who has been popular for many years, as part of the “Setora" band and later the “Setanho" duet. She is also a happy mother of two children, and she shares her views on immunization with us.

Immunization in Uzbekistan

World Immunization Week is marked globally in the last week of April to raise awareness about one of the most successful and efficient healthcare tools ever invented – vaccination.

Three questions with Nargiza Fuzailova on Immunization

The last week of April is celebrated globally as the World Immunization Week to promote vaccination - a powerful healthcare tool that saves millions of lives worldwide.

We speak about importance of vaccination, responsibility of parents in giving the best start in the child life with Nargiza Fuzailova, Immunization Officer, UNICEF.

Uzbekistan introduces new vaccine to protect children from polio

The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan with support of WHO and UNICEF have jointly introduced a new vaccine to protect children from polio and stop its potential recurrent outbreak in Uzbekistan. The inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine, (IPV) for children aged 4 months aims to stop the spread of the disease globally and has been introduced to the routine immunization schedule of Uzbekistan. 

Family-based care helps vulnerable children lead normal lives

In a family house in a quiet back street in Urgench, South-Western Uzbekistan, Firuza* (48) proudly introduces three of her six children. She’s a solid, straightforward woman with bright, intelligent eyes. The boys, aged 8, 10 and 12, all with matching fluffy crew-cuts, are serious and respectful. They sit in a row and talk about football, their eyes lighting up at the mention of Real Madrid and Lionel Messi.