Kyrgyzstan

Since opening the Country Office in Kyrgyzstan in 1994, WHO has focused on: improving the population’s health and addressing health inequalities; health sector reform; and enhancement of access to quality health-care services. The role of the WHO Country Office is also to respond to requests from the host country to support policy-making for sustainable health development, taking a holistic health-system approach.

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New studies of street food in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan show alarming levels of trans fat and salt

New research from WHO conducted in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has found that street food commonly sold in these countries contains high levels of salt and trans fat. Consuming excess salt and trans fat on a regular basis increases the risk of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kyrgyzstan
160 Chui Avenue
Bishkek 720040
Tel.: +996 312 612677, +996 312 612678
Fax: +996 312 612681

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Moskovskaya 148
Bishkek 720040
Tel.: + 996 312 622680
Fax: +996 312 660717
http://www.med.kg

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

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Promoting health through the life-course

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Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)

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