Uzbekistan

The WHO Country Office in Uzbekistan was established in 1993 in Tashkent. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Uzbekistan. The country team consists of 14 people. The priorities for the Country Office are set out in the biennial collaborative agreement between WHO/Europe and the host country. The Office implements the agreement in close collaboration with national institutions and international partner agencies.

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Uzbek midwives are stepping up

“At our hospital, we midwives are in charge of the deliveries. Previously, it was always the doctors,” says Gulnoza Sadieva, Chief Midwife at the Ferghana Oblast Perinatal Centre in Uzbekistan. Her observation reveals a positive trend: midwives are taking on a more active and responsible role in the country’s maternity units.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Uzbekistan
16, M.Tarobiy Str.
Tashkent 100100
Tel.: +998 71 281 51 72, +998 71 281 51 73
Fax: +998 71 281 51 78

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
12, Navoi street
Tashkent 100011
Tel.: +99871 239 48 08
Fax: +99871 244 10 33
http://www.minzdrav.uz

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

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