Ministry of Health and Medical industry of Turkmenistan
Laboratories of the Center for Public Health and Nutrition of Turkmenistan, which have been provided by equipment that meets international standards, make it possible to carry out laboratory work quickly and accurately as part of the FEEDcities project. At the suggestion of WHO, the composition of food products for trans fats and salts is checked.
Under the leadership of the esteemed President, in 2018 in Ashgabat, by the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as relevant international organizations, the Regional Platform for the Development of Opportunities and Cooperation in Nutrition was established. In 2021-2022, Turkmenistan will chair the secretariat of this Regional Platform.
In 2020, the Center for Public Health and Nutrition of Turkmenistan was given accreditation. As a result the center’s laboratory became a center for bacteriological molecular-genetic and immune-enzyme analysis for the countries of Central Asia and the Caucuses.
Currently, the country’s population is provided with 13 types of vaccines at the expense of the state.
As a sign of the results achieved in maintaining high immunization performance through the State – funded National Immunization Program in 2019 the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) awarded our country with the certificate.
In the International conference “Turkmenistan and International Organizations: “Cooperation for Peace and Development” which was held in the year “Turkmenistan – home of Neutrality”, 12 documents were adopted under the leadership of the State Leader joined with the UN funds. The fact that most of the signed documents are plans, projects aimed at a healthy and prosperous life of the young generation, it proves that under the leadership of the Esteemed President, limitless opportunities have been created for a happy and healthy life of the population.
For outstanding merit and enormous personal contribution to the fight against the spread of tobacco smoking and the creation of a smoke – free environment until 2025, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was awarded a special medal and a certificate from the World Health Organization (WHO). Award presented to the Leader of the nation by the head of WHO.
At the 73rd meeting of the UN General Assembly, it was announced that the second WHO European High – level Conference on NCDs and Mental Health will be held in our country for outstanding achievements in the fight and prevention of NCDs.
At the second ministerial conference, a decrease in the prevalence of risk factors, including tobacco smoking, was noted as a result of the adoption and active implementation of the National Action Plan for Tobacco Control for 2017 – 2021, the National Program to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol for 2018-2024, the National Program for Support and Development of Sports and Physical Education for 2011-2020, the National Strategy for Increasing Physical Activity of the Population for 2018-2025.
As a result of successful implementation of the State Health Program, health care system of our country complies with international standards, the state of health has been improved, and the average life expectancy of the population has been increased.
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