WFP works with the Ministry of Education and Russian Federation to boost school meals in Kyrgyz schools
The UN World Food Programme and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Education and Science are expanding the Kyrgyz Republic’s school meals programme in the country’s poorest rural areas with financial and technical support from the Russian Federation.
Kyrgyz Republic, Russia and WFP to scale up collaboration to promote social development
The Kyrgyz Republic and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that social protection measures in the country will be amplified thanks through collaboration between WFP and the Government and with financial support from the Russian Federation.
WFP and Pepsico foundation partner to introduce hot school meals
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide, and the PepsiCo Foundation launched an initiative today to give 2,000 primary school students in the Kyrgyz Republic access to daily, hot school meals.
National Statistics committee and WFP agree to collaborate on food security statistics in the Kyrgyz Republic
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the National Statistics Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (NSC) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the analysis and dissemination of food security statistics in the Kyrgyz Republic.
National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security a milestone for Kyrgyzstan
On 20 June 2016, the Multi-stakeholder Platform on Food Security and Nutrition was formalised at the National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security. The Kyrgyz government, with support from UNICEF Kyrgyzstan, brought together representatives from academia, civil society, international organisation and business to improve coordination in the field of nutrition and food security, including the signing of a memorandum of understanding.
Key areas of the new State program to stabilize the HIV infection in the Kyrgyz Republic were identified
September 22-23 in Bishkek, the enlarged session of the Working Group was held on the drafting of a new State program to stabilize the HIV in Kyrgyz Republic for 2017-2020.
National laboratory working group members capacitated at workshop on laboratory systems improvement in eastern Europe and central Asia
On 9–12 May 2016, a workshop was held in Copenhagen, Denmark during which key members of the national laboratory working groups (NLWGs) from Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan came together to exchange experiences and be introduced to the latest developments in laboratory sciences, which allows them to become and remain national leaders in this field in their countries
Countries commit to keep Europe malaria-free
Countries in the WHO European Region at risk of malaria reintroduction – the same countries that signed the Tashkent Declaration in 2005 – have reaffirmed their commitment to keep the Region malaria-free.
WHO mission assesses response to viral hepatitis in Kyrgyzstan
Responding to a request from Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Health, a team of WHO experts conducted a mission on 11–15 July 2016 to assess the national hepatitis response, including the existing policy and governance environment, available data and information systems, laboratory capacity, testing and treatment infrastructure, human resource capacity, drug and diagnostic supply, and medicine costing and access.
Increasing information on noncommunicable disease risk factors in the Region
In general, noncommunicable disease (NCD) mortality and morbidity data can be obtained from vital registration systems in WHO European Member States. However, information on risk factors is less frequently available, prompting for alternative data sources to provide this information.
WHO/Europe steps up efforts to strengthen capacity in NCD prevention and control in central Asia and eastern Europe
From 18 to 23 April 2016, the Higher School of Health Administration of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University hosted the second Moscow training course on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the countries of central Asia and eastern Europ
FEEDCities project – studying urban food environments
FEEDCities is an ongoing multicountry study, which describes the urban food environments of cities in central Asia, the Caucasus and south-eastern Europe. These cities (and countries) have street markets and other vending sites that play a unique and important part of their food culture. These vending sites offer a diverse range of nourishing fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains.
UNAIDS country manager Sarybaeva Meerim visited multidisciplinary teams
During her visits to MDTs Sarybaeva Meerim met with members of the teams, conducted interviews with clients and the management of the family medicine centers. Country Manager presented the administration of medical institutions the new approach of UNAIDS to expand the coverage of HIV testing, so that by 2020 90% of people living with HIV are aware of their status.
World AIDS Day 2016
Countdown to 1 December 2016. Week 9: condoms In the lead-up to World AIDS Day 2016, the hands up for #HIVprevention campaign will explore different aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people, such as adolescent girls and young women, key populations and people living with HIV.
KOICA&WFP partner to promote food security and reduce poverty in Kyrgyz Republic
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a three-year agreement to improve food security, nutrition and resilience to climate-related and economic shocks for more than 80,000 vulnerable people in four Kyrgyz provinces.
Some girls suffer so much that in some cases even commit suicide. Why? Because they are having their period for the first time. In Kyrgyzstan, many young girls are not aware of menstruation, nobody talks to them about this and they are left alone with their fear.
Give teenage girls a voice!
In 2016 the theme for the World Population Day is “Investing in teenage girls”. On this day, United Nations Population Fund UNFPA draws attention of the society to such issues as needs and challenges that face teenage girls.
Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities, or just plain discrimination...
2016 United Nations political declaration on ending aids sets world on the fast-track to end the epidemic by 2030
UNAIDS welcomes the new goals, targets and commitments of the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on Ending AIDS. Countries have agreed to a historic and urgent agenda to accelerate efforts towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The Political Declaration provides a global mandate to Fast-Track the AIDS response over the next five years.
A visit of Executive Board delegation to UNFPA sites in Kochkor and Naryn
Under UNFPA youth program, during May 4-5 the EB delegation visited two sites: Youth friendly health service unit at the Primary health care center in Kochkor rayon; and Healthy life style at the vocational school #87 in Naryn city.