The WHO Country Office in Tajikistan was established in 1992 in Dushanbe city to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health in strengthening of the public health system in the country. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Tajikistan. The country team consists of 24 staff members, including 12 experts in the fields of health policy and financing, immunization and surveillance, epidemiology, communicable diseases, disaster preparedness and response, family and community health, nutrition, food safety and food security, mental health and environment and health.

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Tajikistan completes first round of supplemental immunization campaign against polio

Over 1.2 million children have received 2 drops of oral polio vaccine (OPV) in Tajikistan in the past week, in the first round of a campaign to stop circulation of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) detected in the country. This represents 99% of the children targeted to receive vaccination during this campaign.

Response to the pandemic

Latest updates page: Tajikistan

Country Office brochure

World Health Organization in Tajikistan (2018)

Find out more about how the WHO Country Office works with the Government of Tajikistan and other partners to build a better, healthier future for the people of Tajikistan.


FEEDCities video. This 360 virtual reality video documents the vibrant food market landscapes in several cities in central Asia and south-eastern Europe

Data and statistics


Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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