News & Events

New Treatment Gives Hope to Patients with Hardest Forms of TB

In the final week of June, USAID and the Kyrgyz Republic shared a tremendous achievement in the battle against Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB). Doctors pronounced the first two XDR-TB patients undergoing new individualized treatment regimens to be cured. This exciting victory stands in contrast to the stark reality of the 90% treatment failure rate ...
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Ministry of Internal Affairs and the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek Inaugurate Local Crime Prevention Center in Osh City

On July 10, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) Suiun Omurzakov and the Director of the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek Sandeep Paul inaugurated the Local Crime Prevention Center (LCPC) in Amir-Temur, a neighborhood in Osh City with a population of 52,000 facing ...
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Kyrgyz Youth Participate in Wheelchair Basketball Sports Visitor Program

From June 21 to July 5, five Kyrgyz students with disabilities and one coach traveled to the United States to experience American culture and polish their basketball skills.  The Wheelchair Basketball program is part of the Sports Visitor Program, a U.S. Department of State initiative to empower emerging youth leaders, support disability rights and inclusion, ...
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Jazz Bernstein Musicians to Perform Concerts in Bishkek

June 30 – July 2, 2018 (Bishkek-Kyrgyz Republic) – In celebration of the 242nd Independence Day of the United States of America and the 100th birthday of the famed American composer Leonard Bernstein, the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic has invited American Voices to present Jazz Bernstein, featuring Bernstein’s most famous jazz and Broadway songs ...
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Break into International Markets

On June 28, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a business forum to create a networking platform for Kyrgyzstani garment manufacturers and foreign brands and buyers.  The “Technologies, Investments and Opportunities for the Textile and Garment Industry of Kyrgyzstan” forum brought together over 20 European and Russian brands and fashion retailers, international ...
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