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U.S. Donates Personal Protective Equipment to Bishkek Hospitals

October 19, 2021 – Bishkek – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over personal protective equipment and medical supplies to two hospitals in Bishkek today. The National Hospital and the Republican Infectious Diseases Hospital received 19,000 pairs of disposable gloves, 5,000 respirators, 960 safety goggles, 10,000 anti-slip shoe covers, along with 50 pacemakers for ...
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USAID Partners with the Kyrgyz Government and Local NGO to Provide Batken Border Area Residents with Mental Health Support

October 14, 2021, Bishkek – USAID’s Jigerduu Jarandar project, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health, has launched a mental health assistance program for residents of Batken region affected by the recent armed conflict that occurred on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border in this spring. This program will be implemented from September 2021 to January 2022 ...
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Kyrgyz Ministry of Health Receives New Web-Based Digital Disease Surveillance System

October 12, 2021 – Bishkek – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) handed over a new web-based system for electronic notification of infectious diseases to Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Health and Social Development during an official ceremony. This system improves disease surveillance by providing an electronic registry of notifiable infectious diseases. CDC and ...
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Student from Osh State University Wins U.S. Supported National English Spelling Bee Competition

October 12, 2021 – BISHKEK – Fourteen top student spellers from Kyrgyz universities gathered in Bishkek on Saturday, October 9, to compete in the 2021 Kyrgyz National Spelling Bee Contest. After approximately two hours of competition, Minura Mirzaeva from the Department of World Languages and Culture from Osh State University, won top place by spelling ...
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USAID Announces New Central Asia Trade Activity

October 5, 2021, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $19 million five-year activity, USAID Trade Central Asia, that will be implemented in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The new trade activity will build on USAID’s decades of achievements facilitating regional trade, enterprise development, and regional ...
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