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.Read more
Top storyTajikistan: strengthening rehabilitation to leave no one behind
Robia was only 6 months old when she fell ill in 2009 and was unable to move her legs. After a month, doctors diagnosed her with polio and she was sent to a rehabilitation centre, but for several years she made no progress. In 2013, however, things changed. Robia started to have physiotherapy and received training in everyday life-skills that could make her independent.
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WHO Country Office, Tajikistan
VEFA Center, of. № 605, 6th floor
37/1 Bokhtar Street
Tel.: +992 48 7011479, +992888080713
Fax: +992 48 7011484
Ministry of health
Ministry of Health and Social Protection
69, Shevchenko str.
Tel.: +992 372 217684, +992 372 211835
Fax: +992 372 215507
Country Office brochureWorld Health Organization in Tajikistan (2018)
Find out more about how the WHO Country Office works with the Government of Tajikistan and other partners to build a better, healthier future for the people of Tajikistan.
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Data and statistics
Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)Read more