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  • As part of the government programme, AKHS is supporting 18 health facilities in Rushan District, Tajikistan.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • As part of the government programme, AKHS is supporting 18 health facilities in Rushan District, Tajikistan.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • The Health Programme seeks to make a transition between the hospital-based curative care of the Soviet era to more community-base preventative care. At the AKF / AKHS medical point in Shidz, a pregnant woman is answering a nurse's questions.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • Nurses from a primary health care centre in Tycheh, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Tajikistan.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
  • Community Health Promoters (CHPs) are volunteers trained to transmit awareness of healthy practices to the community and assist in the distribution of contraceptives, oral rehydration solutions and micronutrients among others. Here, a CHP has gathered other women in her home to teach them how to make a food mixture for babies under the supervision of a nurse from the nearby health clinic.
    AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray
Health

The Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) overall objective in the health sector in Tajikistan is a sustainable improvement in the health status of the community, with a particular focus on the health status of children under five years of age, women of reproductive age, the disadvantaged and the geographically remote.