UNDP and partners strengthen Turkmenistan’s preparedness to COVID19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkmenistan jointly with the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan (MHMIT) convened an online workshop to launch the new joint project on COVID-19 response funded by the WB.

The event gathered representatives of the Government of Turkmenistan, the UN Agencies and other international organizations accredited in the country and aimed at reviewing and discussing the key operational and financial aspects of project execution and setting up strategic directions for project realization during its first-year implementation period.


The $20 million project “Turkmenistan COVID-19 Response” is funded by the World Bank and will be implemented by UNDP and the MHMIT to help the country respond and prepare for COVID19 pandemic focusing on strengthening the national testing and treatment capacities, upgrading the skills of medical workers, procuring of reagents, medicines and medical equipment, and addressing the related health and social risks. The project will support introduction of digital solutions for surveillance of infectious diseases.


The 26th “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan” International Conference (OGT 2021)

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