In Kyrgyzstan, infant mortality has decreased by 40 per cent for the past 15 years
However, annually in the country there are nearly 1,400 stillbirths and 2,000 newborn deaths before the age of 1 month. Approximately 80% of deaths in young children under the age of 1 year in the country occur within the first 28 days of life.
UNICEF procures healthcare supplies worth over KGS 12 million to help the Kyrgyz Republic respond to COVID-19
UNICEF supports the Ministry of Health and Social Development to respond to safe vaccination practices during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing personal protective equipment for vaccinators.
The Government of Japan provides life-saving equipment for almost 1 mln USD to the South of Kyrgyzstan
The Ministry of Emergency situations and the Ministry of Health are receiving life-saving equipment to strengthen their services for children from the Government of Japan