UNICEF, partners and young people will assess the quality of youth friendly health services in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 30 April 2013 - The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan with support from UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Tajikistan organises a workshop on development and adaptation of the tool for YFHS certification.
UNICEF supports local authorities to improve access to health and education facilities
DUSHANBE, 24 April 2013 – UNICEF together with Kulob city Hukumat inaugurated a series of rehabilitated and reconstructed facilities in Kulob city and villages on 23 April 2013. The opening ceremonies included rehabilitated water supply and sanitation fa
The Parliament discussed the draft Law on Early Childhood Education and Care with UNICEF and partners
Dushanbe, 22 April 2013 – The Parliament of Tajikistan together with UNICEF Country Office in Tajikistan, the Open Society Institute in Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Foundation conducted a 2-day workshop to discuss the draft Law on Early Childhood Education
UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for CEE/CIS visits Tajikistan to review progress in UNICEF’s collaboration with the country
UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for CEE/CIS, Ms. Kirsi Madi, is visiting Tajikistan on the occasion of the Mid-Term Review of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Tajikistan and UNICEF.
“Facts for Life: Nutrition and Growth” is now available in the Tajik language to improve feeding practices of young children
DUSHANBE, 7 February 2013 – UNICEF in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan releases the publication “Facts for Life: Nutrition and Growth” in the Tajik language. Its intention is to improve feeding practices of young child
US$8.2 million needed now for children in humanitarian crises in Central Asia and Caucasus, says UNICEF
ASTANA, 31 January 2013 – UNICEF is requesting donors in Central Asia and the Caucasus to join forces with UNICEF to raise US$8.2 million to ensure children are protected in emergencies in the region in 2013.
BUILDING A CULTURE OF SAFETY AND PREVENTION
DUSHANBE, 11 December 2012 – The Government of Tajikistan and UNICEF signed a memorandum of understanding to implement an EC-funded partnership project entitled “Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction amongst Institutions and Vulnerable Communities in Tajikis
Youth voices to improve education quality in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 27 November 2012 – UNICEF today launched a study entitled “Youth perspectives of education quality in Tajikistan: A case study of education quality for youth in the CEE/CIS region” with participation of education sector partners and youth-led or
Call to action to end placing children under three in institutions gains momentum
SOFIA, 21 November 2012 – Eastern European and Central Asian governments are joining forces to boost a growing movement to support vulnerable families and end placing children under three in institutions.
Tajikistan launches a Safe and Friendly Dushanbe Campaign
Dushanbe, 16 November 2012 - Dushanbe launches a campaign to promote a safer and friendlier city, developed in the framework of the global Safe and Friendly Cities for All programme. Safe and Friendly Dushanbe is a joint initiative of UNICEF, UN Habitat a
Presentation of the Concluding Observations for Tajikistan’s Second Periodic Report on the Convention of the Rights of the Child
DUSHANBE, 7 November 2012 – The Commission on the Rights of the Child under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan with support from UNICEF, presents today the Concluding Observations for Tajikistan’s Second Periodic Report on the Convention of the
Third Round of Diphtheria Immunization Campaign starts in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 29 October 2012 - The Government of Tajikistan, with support from UNICEF and WHO, starts the third phase of a national diphtheria vaccination campaign today. It will be carried out from 29 October – 3 November for children and young people aged
On the Global Handwashing Day UNICEF promotes improved hygiene practices
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 15 October 2012 – On the fifth consecutive year of marking Global Handwashing Day on October 15, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan in close cooperation with UNICEF continues this commemoration.
UNICEF launches the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Braille for Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 15 October 2012 - In the run-up to Universal Children’s Day (Nov 20) and International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec 3), UNICEF and partners today launched the first ever Tajik translation of the CRC in Braille.
Tajikistan commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child
Dushanbe, October 10, 2012 - In an effort to promote the rights of girls and to address the unique challenges that they face around the world, the International Day of the Girl Child is commemorated in Tajikistan.
A Promise Renewed: Diphtheria Immunization Campaign launched in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, September 24, 2012 – The Government of Tajikistan, with support from UNICEF and WHO, starts the second phase of a national diphtheria vaccination campaign today.
The United Nations Country Team Statement on World Humanitarian Day on 19 August
Dushanbe, 17 August 2012 – the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Tajikistan joins the world in commemorating the World Humanitarian Day and takes this opportunity to pay homage to humanitarian aid workers in Tajikistan and beyond who lost their lives
Make Breastfeeding easier for mothers, says UNICEF
New-York, 1 August 2012 - On the 20th anniversary of World Breastfeeding Week, UNICEF says strong national policies supporting breastfeeding could prevent the deaths of around 1 million children under five in the developing world each year.
The Ministry of Health and UNICEF strive for children to have the best start in life by promoting breastfeeding
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 1 August 2012 - The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) jointly initiated a campaign today to mark the 10 Days of Breastfeeding from 1-10 August 2012.
The Russian Federation’s $1 million US helps Tajikistan children and young people boosting immunity levels against Diphtheria
- UNICEF Tajikistan today received a 1 million US dollar grant from the Russian Federation for the second national diphtheria immunisation campaign this year targeting 2.5 million children and young people.
The World Bank and UNICEF call for increased investment in nutrition
DUSHANBE, April 2, 2012 – Today the World Bank and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) jointly presented the results of a ‘Situation Analysis on Improving Economic Outcomes by Expanding Nutrition Programming in Tajikistan’.
Cities are failing children, UNICEF warns
NEW YORK, 28 February 2012 – Urbanization leaves hundreds of millions of children in cities and towns excluded from vital services, UNICEF warns in The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World.
Round table on Community based services for children with disabilities
Dushanbe, December 15, 2011 - Over 50 representatives from the Commission on Child Rights, Ministries of Health, Education, Labour and Social Protection, Disabled Peoples Organisations and other stakeholders participated at the round table.
UNICEF launches report on the impact of labour migration on children left behind in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 13 December 2011 – A UNICEF report launched today sheds light on the negative impact of labour migration on many children who are left behind in Tajikistan.
Ministry of Education and UNICEF launch the National Handwashing campaign to celebrate the Global Handwashing Day
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 15 October 2011 – The National Handwashing Campaign was launched today by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan and UNICEF to conduct a nationwide communication campaign to celebrate the Global Handwashing Day.
Ministry of Education and UNICEF launch campaign on Girls’ Education
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 10 October 2011 – A nationwide communication campaign on Girls’ Education launched by Ministry of Education and UNICEF in Dushanbe.
National campaign promotes breastfeeding in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 1 August 2011 – Supporting and promoting breastfeeding is the aim of a national campaign organised by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF in Tajikistan to mark the 10 Days of Breastfeeding from 1-10 August 2011.
Summer camp teaches children to survive and save others in disaster situations
SHAHRINAV, Tajikistan, 11 July 2011 – Enhancing the skills of children and teachers in disaster preparedness is the major aim of a week-long summer camp that opened today in Karatog, Shahrinav district. About 160 children and more than 30 teachers.
Results of the Girls Education Project showcased in Dushanbe
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 5 July 2011 – A national round table on girls’ education was held in Dushanbe today to showcase results of the Girls Education Project, which has been implemented since 2006 jointly by the Ministry of Education and UNICEF.
New rounds of polio immunisation start in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 18 April 2011 – About 1.1 children under the age of 5 will be vaccinated against polio during the new round of National Immunisation Days (NIDs) that start throughout Tajikistan today.
Новое исследование ЮНИСЕФ показывает, что ЦРДТ для детей можно достичь быстрее, если сосредоточиться на наиболее неблагополучных слоях населения
НЬЮ-ЙОРК, 7 сентября 2010 года — Как показывает опубликованное сегодня новое исследование ЮНИСЕФ, мировое сообщество может спасти миллионы жизней, вкладывая средства прежде всего в улучшение положения наиболее неблагополучных детей и общин.
CEECIS - Achieving MDGs with Equity: Reaching the most Vulnerable and Excluded
The main challenges are child mortality and HIV/AIDS prevention and care which are still off-track in a number of countries. The Region has very positive headline data, with some of the best development figures in the world.
New UNICEF study shows MDGs for children can be reached faster with focus on most disadvantaged
NEW YORK, 7 September 2010 – The global community can save millions of lives by investing first in the most disadvantaged children and communities, according to a new UNICEF study released today.
UNICEF reopens school in remote community in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 6 September 2010 – A new school built with UNICEF support opened its doors to more than 110 children in Arnokhum village in Tajikistan’s mountainous Kuhistoni Mastchoh district.
UNICEF and Ministry of Health launch campaign to protect women and children from influenza in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 1 September 2010 – A nationwide communication campaign launched by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF in Dushanbe today aims to protect children and women in Tajikistan.
UNICEF brings safe drinking water to displaced families in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 23 August 2010 – UNICEF said today that more than 3,000 people displaced by flooding in southern Tajikistan now benefit from safe drinking water provided by UNICEF and regional government agencies in Khuroson district.
UNICEF brings safe drinking water to disaster affected families in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 12 August 2010 - The newly constructed drinking water supply system in Shokhrukh settlement in Tajikistans Khuroson district was commissioned today by the Khuroson district government, UNICEF and Tajik Communal Service.
Tajikistan and UNICEF launch new phase of a project on disaster risk reduction
August 7, 2010 - An MoU between the Ministry of Education, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoES), and UNICEF in Tajikistan on a new phase of a project to reduce disaster risk in education sector was signed today in Dushanbe.
A national campaign promotes breastfeeding in Tajikistan
The Ministry of Health-led campaign, supported by UNICEF, coincides with the World Breastfeeding Week, marked throughout the world from 1-7 August.
Polio-eradication partners monitor life-saving immunization drive in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 22 June 2010 – The fourth round of a national immunization campaign against polio has just been completed in Tajikistan, targeting almost 3 million children under the age of 15.
On International Children’s Day UNICEF promotes social inclusion of children with disabilities in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 1 June 2010 – Promoting the rights of children with disabilities was the major aim of UNICEF-supported events and activities held today in Bobojon Ghafurov district and Isfara on the occasion of International Children's Day 2010.
Polio vaccination in Tajikistan - UNICEF television
May 2010 - UNICEF and partners respond to a recent polio outbreak with large-scale vaccination of children in Tajikistan.
All children under 15 to be vaccinated during the third and fourth round polio immunization drives in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 31 May 2010 - Children under 15 are targeted for the third round of the polio immunization campaign in Tajikistan to be held on 1-5 June 2010.
Additional doses of life-saving polio vaccine arrive to Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 28 May 2010 – Almost 6.4 million doses of UNICEF-procured oral polio vaccine (OPV) were delivered to Dushanbe today.
Second round polio immunization drive starts in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 18 May, 2010 - The second five-day polio immunization campaign is starting today in Tajikistan to stop a polio outbreak across the country. The third round will be held on 1-5 June.
First Polio Campaign in Many Years to Protect Three Million Children of Uzbekistan
TASHKENT, 17 May 2010 - Close to 2.9 million children under the age of five are expected to be immunised against polio during a nationwide campaign that was launched in Uzbekistan on 17 May 2010.
Three-round polio immunization drive launched in Tajikistan to stop outbreak
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - May 4, 2010 - A three-round polio immunization campaign is starting today in Tajikistan, to stop a polio outbreak threatening children across the country.
UNICEF delivers life-saving vaccine to polio-struck Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 27 April 2010 – Almost four million doses of UNICEF-procured oral polio vaccine (OPV) were delivered to Dushanbe today. Over the next few days, the vaccine will be distributed to all health facilities throughout the country.
Global polio eradication partners respond as polio outbreak claims first victims in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 23 April 2010 – After a 13-year absence, Tajikistan has recently witnessed a sudden reappearance of poliomyelitis (polio), with seven cases confirmed so far and more than one hundred cases suspected.
Interview with Hongwei Gao, UNICEF Representative in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - January 8, 2009 - Hongwei Gao, UNICEF Representative in Tajikistan, speak about the relief work after the earthquake that hit the Vanj District in Tajikistan on January 2, 2010.
UNICEF and Government of Tajikistan sign new six-year Country Programme Action Plan
DUSHANBE, 28 December 2009 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a new six-year Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) for the period 2010-2015 with the Government of Tajikistan on 25 December 2009 in Dushanbe.
Tajikistan receives US$13.5 million to implement its National Strategy for Education Development Programme
DUSHANBE, 14 December 2009 – On 5 November 2009, the Education for All Fast Track Initiative (EFA FTI) Catalytic Fund has allocated a grant of US$13.5 million for Tajikistan to support the National Strategy for Education Development (NSED) over an 18-mont
More than two million children in Tajikistan vaccinated against measles and rubella
DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN, 12 October 2009 – More than 2.2 million children in Tajikistan have been vaccinated during a national measles and rubella immunization campaign, which ends today.
National immunization campaign against measles and rubella started in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 28 September 2009 – Saving children’s lives and ensuring their healthy development is the aim of the national immunization campaign against measles and rubella which starts in Tajikistan today.
UNICEF brings safe water and sanitation to families affected by floods and mud flows in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 30 June 2009 - Over the last two and a half months, UNICEF has been working to address the immediate humanitarian and long-term recovery needs of families affected by multiple floods and mud flows in Tajikistan.
UNICEF and Ministry of Health launch National Vitamin A Supplementation and De-worming campaign in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 12 June 2009 - The ten-day national campaign on vitamin A supplementation and de-worming among children in Tajikistan has been launched by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF this week.
Tajikistan and UNICEF launch EU-backed project on disaster risk reduction
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - 24 April 2009 - The Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Education, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, and UNICEF in Tajikistan on disaster risk reduction in education sector has been signed in D