UNICEF and GAVI hand over computers worth $1.5 million to ministry of health of Uzbekistan

06 June 2022
Глава ЮНИСЕФ в Узбекистане вручает сертификат о передаче компьютеров министру здравоохранения
UNICEF Uzbekistan/2022/Sorochin

TASHKENT, 6 June 2022 - Today, UNICEF handed over urgently needed computers to the Ministry of Health to strengthen Uzbekistan’s national immunization system and the healthcare system overall.

The 2,150 computers will bolster Uzbekistan’s ability to implement effective vaccine management, immunization and contribute to a functional health management information system that reaches primary health care facilities.

Supported by Gavi, the equipment worth $1.5 million in total will be distributed at immunization points and other health facilities across the country. The computers will contribute to effective vaccine and immunization information systems and the basis of the innovative electronic registry that the country will use for immunization and other technology-based elements of Uzbekistan’s strategy for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthening routine immunization.

“This simple investment, delivered at health facilities, will form a comprehensive information network and Uzbekistan’s electronic immunization registry,” said Munir Mammadzade, UNICEF Representative in Uzbekistan. “ Thanks to Gavi support, we have an opportunity to enhance efficiency, track defaulters, highlight real-time trends, and ultimately show gaps and opportunities in the delivery of health services,” he added.

With financial assistance from Gavi and other donors, UNICEF is working with the Ministry of Health to ensure the vaccination of all children in Uzbekistan according to the National Calendar of Immunization. This donation will contribute to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout as well as the upcoming Measles and Rubella immunization campaign scheduled for September 2022.

For media queries please contact:

Umidjon Khudaykulov

Immunization Officer

UNICEF Uzbekistan

Phone: +998 71 233 95 12

E-mail: ukhudaykulov@unicef.org


Nargiza Egamberdieva

Communication Officer

UNICEF Uzbekistan

Phone: +998 71 233 95 12

E-mail: negamberdieva@unicef.org

Media contacts

Nargiza Egamberdieva
Communication Officer
UNICEF Uzbekistan
Tel: +99893 380 34 19


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