Tajikistan

Children race for a healthy society in Tajikistan 8 Oct 2015

Tajikistan

Save the Children in Tajikistan hosted its Race for survival in Kurgan tube town at Khatlon oblast in Tajikistan on September 25, 2015. The marathon started at 16:00 in the evening and was opened by officials  of the Kurgan-tube government. “Healthy children mean a healthy society” said Kosimova Soleha –Deputy of head of Kurgan–tube government. “Children are our future and we’ll always continue to do the best for all Tajik children.”

Tajikistan inaugurates two much-needed primary health centres 30 Apr 2015

Tajikistan

Two communities get health centres after living years without a health facility...

Improving Primary Health Care facilities in rural areas of Tajikistan 18 Sep 2014

Tajikistan

Save the Children organized a ceremony for transferring equipment and supplies to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan...

“It was nice to come together and run for all Tajik children.” 25 Oct 2013

Tajikistan

By Shakhlo Yarbaeva, Save the Children in Central Asia

 

“Today is a big day for all Tajik children as we organize this marathon in one of the remote districts of Tajikistan,” said Mr. Sherali Rahmatulloevich, Chief of the Maternal and Child Health Department in Tajikistan. “The children are our future and we’ll always continue to do the best for all Tajik children.”

"Our Health is in Our Hands" 7 Oct 2013

Tajikistan

How better to spread important messages promoting the health of mothers and their children? In Lenin village in the Vakhsh district of Tajikistan, women and children gathered on the 29 August for a community celebration. Through fun and varied activities, key maternal and child health messages were spread among the community. The event mainly focused on the importance of breastfeeding, in particular exclusive breastfeeding of babies for 6 months, thus reinforcing the message of Tajikistan’s national breastfeeding campaign held between 1-10 August. 

Children work to raise awareness of child rights and improve access to healthcare 15 Jul 2013

Tajikistan

In Tajikistan child rights, health and education are inextricably linked to birth registration. Without a birth certificate children are often unable to claim their rights as outlined in both the Tajik constitution and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Unregistered children might be unable to claim their rights to life saving health services such as vaccinations and may be unable to enter school. A recent Save the Children International survey found that 30% of children in surveyed districts of Tajikistan did not have a birth certificate.

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