Kyrgyzstan situation report, 08 July 2010



No outbreaks of infectious diseases have been reported and assessments showed no evidence of malnutrition. Authorities report a slight increase in cases of seasonal diarrhoea and zoonotic diseases.

WHO opened a field office in Osh city and is strengthening its operational capacity. WHO held meetings with the Ministry of Health and the Centre for Psychiatric Health in Bishkek to gather information on existing plans, available staff and the needs for training and assistance to strengthen the health authorities’ capacity to provide mental health and psychosocial support services. WHO agreed to provide further support to assist with training and capacity building.