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50-100% higher

Mortality of children under five in families in the poorest wealth quintile, compared to the richest.

UNICEF in the mass media

World Immunization Week / 24-30 April 2017

Over the past two decades, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan has been helping the Government to achieve and maintain high rates of immunization against preventable diseases in the country.

UNICEF in Uzbekistan Reveals Plans for 2017

Four months ago, the UNICEF office in Uzbekistan was headed by Sascha Graumann. From the moment of his arrival to Tashkent, he became closely acquainted with the situation on the ground and now is willing to share the priorities and plans for this year.

Results of joint project of Ministry of health, EU and UNICEF discussed

A conference dedicated to the results of the joint project of the Ministry of health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the European Union and UNICEF — «Improving services for the protection of motherhood and childhood in Uzbekistan» took place in Tashkent.

Robert Fuderich: “We Will Rely Upon National Priorities”

This year is the final year for the current Country Programme of Cooperation for 2010-2015, developed and implemented by UNICEF and the Government of Uzbekistan. Robert Fuderich, UNICEF Representative to Uzbekistan, speaks about the tasks to be completed and aims to be achieved in 2015.

Closing 2014 with Positive Results

As the Year 2014, the Year of the Healthy Child in Uzbekistan, is nearing its end, the time seems ripe to take a retrospective look at what has been done in the outgoing year and sum up the outcomes accomplished as part of the national program. 

International forum on child welfare

TASHKENT, 28 November 2014 - (Source: IA Jahon') -Tashkent hosted XI International Forum 'Social Partnership for Child: Advanced Domestic and Foreign Experience'.

Health – 2020

TASHKENT, 27 November 2014 - (Source: IA Jahon') — On November 27–28 of this year Tashkent will host Subregional meeting for the countries of Central Asia, Turkey several European countries on implementation of the European Strategy for Health-2020, aimed at familiarizing the international community with the successful experience in the implementation of this strategy in Uzbekistan.

The year of the healthy child

On November 20, Tashkent celebrated not only the Universal Children’s Day, but also the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the major human rights treaty that sets out the main rights of children. The UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on November 20, 1989 and it came into force in 1990, while the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was adopted on the same day in 1959.

NEXT mall hosts Grow with English campaign

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( — British Council in cooperation with the UNICEF and Kinder trademark hosted a campaign «Grow with English» at NEXT mall on 26 October 2014.

The Clay Toy Festival promotes child right to play and development

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( — UNICEF Uzbekistan jointly with the Rahimov’s Studio of Ceramics conducts The Clay Toy Festival dedicated to the 25thanniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).