Tajikistan

The WHO Country Office in Tajikistan was established in 1992 in Dushanbe city to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health in strengthening of the public health system in the country. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Tajikistan. The country team consists of 24 staff members, including 12 experts in the fields of health policy and financing, immunization and surveillance, epidemiology, communicable diseases, disaster preparedness and response, family and community health, nutrition, food safety and food security, mental health and environment and health.

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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, Tajikistan
UN House 2
'Vefa Center'
37/1 Bokhtar St
Dushanbe 734019
Tel.: +992 48 7011479, +992 48 7011473
Fax: +992 48 7011484

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health and Social Protection
69, Shevchenko str.
Dushanbe
Tel.: +992 372 217684, +992 372 211835
Fax: +992 372 215507
http://www.health.tj

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

Read the speech in Turkmen

Multimedia

FEEDCities video. This 360 virtual reality video documents the vibrant food market landscapes in several cities in central Asia and south-eastern Europe

Data and statistics

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Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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