Roll Back Malaria partnership meeting for central Asian republics and Kazakhstan (Uzbekistan, June 1999)

The meeting held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 8 June 1999, reviewed the regional and country malaria epidemiological situation and discussed the objectives and strategies of the Roll Back Malaria initiative. Three main malaria epidemiological strata are present in central Asia: a large-scale epidemic (Tajikistan), a limited epidemic (Turkmenistan), and a high risk of malaria re-establishment (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan).