The WHO Country Office in Turkmenistan was established in November 1995 in Ashgabat to assist the Government in developing its health policy, health system and public health programmes which address the main health needs of the country through the WHO strategy “Matching Services to Needs.” The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Turkmenistan and consists of 4 staff members.

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Turkmenistan uses new treatment regimens for tuberculosis

Since February 2021, the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan has been successfully introducing modified shorter treatment regimens (mSTR) for tuberculosis (TB) in an operational study setting in the country, with WHO support.

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

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