Throughout Central Asia, Project HOPE is combating the burdens of tuberculosis, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and TB/HIV co-infection.
What's New in Central Asia
Astana Conference Highlights Project HOPE’s TB Work in Central Asia
Kazakhstan ranks in the top 30 countries in the world with the highest prevalence rate of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Project HOPE, government officials, and other NGOs recently gathered in Astana, the country’s capital, to discuss TB treatment and prevention strategies. Ahead of World TB day, we’re calling attention to the ongoing fight against tuberculosis – in Central Asia and beyond.
Project HOPE and Partners Host 3rd International Conference on Integrated Tuberculosis Control in Central Asia
TB Patient Inspired to Help Others
After being cured of TB, a young patient is inspired to become a TB specialist in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Project HOPE in Kazakhstan: Putting Lives Back on Track After TB
Kazakhstan has among the highest incidence of multi-drug resistant TB in the world and the large influx of labor migrants has posed serious challenges. Project HOPE programs address the treatment and prevention of TB.
New Training Opportunities in Uzbekistan Mean Better Care
In Uzbekistan, health care providers have to travel to the capital city to receive the proper training to care for patients with tuberculosis (TB). That’s why Project HOPE, under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tuberculous Control Program and in partnership with the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health and the Republican Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Tuberculosis and Pulmonology, recently launched the Center for Innovative Distance Training and Monitoring in Tashkent.