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  • UN and national partners discussed capacities to respond to emergencies

    UN and national partners discussed capacities to respond to emergencies

    Ashgabat, 13 April 2018: The UN has hosted a round table on capacities of UN and the Government of Turkmenistan to respond to emergencies. The UN Country Team, emergency focal points from the UN Agencies and the national partners represented by the Main Department of Civil Defense and Rescue Operations of the Ministry of Defense and the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan shared information on existing resources and available tools to be used during emergencies.

  • Results Groups have finalized the discussion of the Joint Results for 2016-2017  within the UN Partnership Framework for Development for 2016-2020.d national partners discussed capacities to respond to emergencies

    Results Groups have finalized the discussion of the Joint Results for 2016-2017 within the UN Partnership Framework for Development for 2016-2020.d national partners discussed capacities to respond to emergencies

    Ashgabat. 3 April 2018 – Members of five joint Results Groups formed under Turkmenistan-United Nations Partnership Framework for Development 2016-2020 (PFD), have finalized the discussion of the Results for 2016-2017, pending issues, Joint Work Plans for 2018 and Monitoring and Evaluation Calendars during the first round of meetings from March 13 to April 03, 2018.

  • Turkmenistan tells the world how to partner on SDGs acceleration at Istanbul Development Dialogues.

    Turkmenistan tells the world how to partner on SDGs acceleration at Istanbul Development Dialogues.

    Istanbul. April 3-4, 2018. Turkmenistan shared its experience of implementing the Agenda 2030 at the 2018 edition of the Istanbul Development Dialogues organized by the United Nations Development Programme in Turkey at the UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub. This year’s event discussed the reality of global development and brought more than 80 participants among which senior policy-makers, business leaders, civil society and experts, who discussed what works and what doesn’t for a successful path to 2030.

  • New medication for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis are available in Turkmenistan

    New medication for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis are available in Turkmenistan

    Ashgabat, Mar 2, 2018: The development of new medicines for treatment tuberculosis (TB) has been making great progress over the past ten years. The World Health Organization has recommended new medications: Bedaquiline and Delamanid for the treatment of resistant tuberculosis. Multiple drug resistance (MDR-TB) is a form of tuberculosis in which bacteria become resistant to two main first-line drugs – isoniazid and rifampicin. Extensively drug resistance (XDR-TB) is a heavier form of tuberculosis when bacteria become resistant to drugs in both the first and second lines.

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