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 Project "Strengthening the supportive environment and expanding prevention and treatment measures to reduce the burden of HIV and tuberculosis in the Republic of Tajikistan"

 Objective: improve access to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB and DR-TB using innovative approaches and information technologies.


 • Active detection of TB and DR-TB among risk groups - family members of patients, including children, persons in contact with patients, PLHIV, returned migrants and their families;

 • Social support of risk groups for testing and timely coverage withTB or DR-TB treatment, as well as, if necessary,  with preventive treatment;

 • Provide assistance to patients with drug-resistant forms of TB to improve adherence to treatment and provide psychological and social assistance during treatment.

 Donor: United Nations Development Program in Tajikistan

 Implementation period: From 01.08.2021 to 31.01.2023



Project "Strengthening the potential of the medical service of the system for the execution of criminal penalties of the Republic of Tajikistan for timely diagnosis and quality medical care for convicts"

Objective: Assistance in further strengthening the capacity of the medical service of the Main Directorate for the Execution of Criminal Sentences of the Republic of Tajikistan to provide equal access and timely, qualified assistance to convicts in the field of health care within the framework of the reform strategy for the penitentiary system, approved by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Decree No. 385 of June 25, 2020 "On the Reform Strategy of the execution of criminal penalties system of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030 ”.


1. Improving the professional skills of medical workers of the MDECS MJ RT on the introduction of new methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with various diseases into practice, ensuring the rights of convicts to timely medical care;

2. Raising the awareness of the staff of the penitentiary system regarding the implementation of the rights of convicts to health protection, including receiving primary medical care in outpatient and inpatient conditions of the PS institutions.

3. Equipping the medical service of the MDECS MJ RT with modern medical equipment and supplies to provide emergency care to convicts with various diseases.

Donor: Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan

 Implementation period: from May 11, 2021 till November 11, 2021.



Project "TB prevention and care in Prisons”  


Objective: mobilize resources and strengthen the capacities of penitentiary and civilian health sectors of the Republic of Tajikistan and for civil society organizations (CSOs)s to introduce a sustainable system of early TB detection, timely treatment, and adherence support for prisoners, and post release prisoners with TB, DR-TB and TB/HIV. 



1. To improve multi-sectoral cooperation and networking between medical service of penitentiary system, civilian TB service, CSOs and social facilities on introducing collaborative measures of monitoring of TB situation and early TB detection in prisons, delivering continuum and result-oriented TB care and support for prisoners and post released prisoners on TB, DR-TB and TB/HIV treatment.

2. To develop the capacities of medical and non-medical prisons workers, civilian TB specialists and outreach and social workers of CSOs in delivering TB education, organization regular TB screening, further TB diagnostic and initiation of timely treatment of TB.

3.To arrange long-term cooperation between prisons administrations, civilian TB services and CSOs in joint organization of TB education sessions among newly convicted prisoners and non-medical prisons workers, providing of peer-to-peer and individual TB counseling, prevent TB and fight against TB related, gender based and social stigma in prisons and outside of prisons.


Donor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) 


Implementation period: from January 15, 2020 till November 15, 2025



Project "Eliminating Tuberculosis in Central Asia (ETICA)"


 Objective: to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB) in Central Asia by strengthening local and regional capacities to better detect and treat drug-resistant TB (DR-TB).



1. Improve detection of tuberculosis and DR-TB

2. Improve the effectiveness of treatment for TB and all types of DR-TB.


Donor: U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


Implementation period: From October 09, 2019 till June 07, 2024



Project "Strengthening rehabilitation services in the health care system"


Objectives: Comprehensive, sustainable rehabilitation services / systems developed and enhanced through partnerships and stakeholder engagement. Expanding access to quality rehabilitation services, including assisting / assisting technologies, for survivors of conflict and others in need of such services.



1. Support the development of a rehabilitation policy framework through pilot protocols and promoting stakeholder engagement.

1.1. Improving human resources for rehabilitation by supporting education reform in Ukraine and Tajikistan.

2. Creation of demand for rehabilitation services.

2.1: Establish referral channels for rehabilitation / assisting technology services.


Donor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


Implementation period: From October 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022



Project "Strengthening the supportive environment and expanding prevention and treatment measures to reduce the burden of HIV and tuberculosis in the Republic of Tajikistan"


Objective: To improve HIV testing, detection of new cases of HIV and tuberculosis and to increase the coverage of ARV therapy among PWID using innovative approaches and methods



• Increase HIV testing and HIV detection among PWID.

• Increase coverage of ARV treatment for all detected  HIV cases according to the "Test, Treat" principle

• Improve access to prevention programs - harm reduction, syringe and needle exchange, and low-threshold services.

• Disseminate standard information materials on HIV prevention, legal advocacy and human rights among PWID covered by the ARV treatment

• Provision of legal assistance to PWID / PLHIV

• Increase TB case detection among key and vulnerable populations


Donor: The Global Fund to Fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (UNDP - Tajikistan)


Implementation period: From March 01, 2021 till August 31, 2022

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